Denise Welch went through a rough patch last year when she had to bid a sad farewell to her father, Vin.SEE: Denise Welch sparks comments in incredible leopard-print swimsuitThe pair were incredibly close, and during the week, Denise touched the hearts of many of her fans when she shared a never-before-seen photo of her father.
In the snap, the pair walked arm in arm through a snowy forest and Denise looked stunning in a pair of knee-high wellies, long tan coat and a striking red top that would've put nearby robins to shame.WATCH: Denise Welch speaks out about clinical depressionVin was smiling into the camera and looked very dapper in a green overcoat and grey jumper.SEE: Denise Welch looks spectacular in gorgeous swimsuit during Croatian getawayMORE: Denise Welch leaves ITV party early - Loose Women reactIn a moving caption, Denise wrote: "Found this picture of Dad and me that I've never seen before," and she ended it with a string of heart emojis.Vin passed away last September, and sharing the news the Loose Women star shared a poignant photo of herself grasping his hand in a hospital bed.
Denise shared a gorgeous photo from the archivesShe wrote: "The words I've dreaded saying all of my life. Last night at 11pm, we lost our dad, the life force that was Vin Welch.SEE: Denise Welch looks spectacular in eye-catching leopard jumpsuitLOOK: Loose Women's Denise Welch swapped lemon bridal dress for feathered wedding gown"After making a miraculous recovery recently from major surgeries, pneumonia plus his existing pulmonary fibrosis was more than even he could take."He left us surrounded by his family who could not have loved anyone more.Read more on hellomagazine.com