Katherine Schwarzenegger Leans on Family Following Saoirse Kennedy Hill Funeral— “I Love Each and Every One of Them”


Katherine Schwarzenegger is leaning on her family during their “tough times.”

The Kennedy family mourned the loss of yet another young life, 22-year-old Saoirse Kennedy Hill, when they laid her to rest during a private burial service at in Centerville, Mass. Soon after the burial, Katherine, Saiorse’s second cousin,  took to Instagram to share her feelings and the importance of family.

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“After wiping away the tears, after the beautiful sunsets, there is always a new day,” Katherine, daughter of Maria Shriver and Arnold Schwarzenegger, wrote. “It’s not the big events or pretty things that hold you up at the end of the day, it’s family. I feel so incredibly blessed to be part of such a loving, supportive and strong family that shows up in good times and in tough times. I love each and every one of them and am so grateful to have them in my life. 🙏♥️🙏.”

According to reports, Saoirse was found in cardiac arrest at the Kennedy compound in Hyannis Point, Mass. She was rushed to hospital and pronounced dead. The cause of death has not yet been confirmed.

The Kennedy family released a statement regarding Saoirse’s death.  “Our hearts are shattered by the loss of our beloved Saoirse. Her life was filled with hope, promise and love.”

Her grandmother Ethel Kennded added “She lit up our lives with her love, her peals of laughter and her generous spirit. Saoirse was passionately moved by the causes of human rights and women’s empowerment and found great joy in volunteer work, working alongside indigenous communities to build schools in Mexico. We will love her and miss her forever.”

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Saiorse was the only daughter of Courtney Kennedy Hill and Paul Hill, and the granddaughter of Robert and Ethel Kennedy. She was 22.