The pandemic had just begun and the immediate environment of Carlos Falco He received the worst news: after being admitted to a Madrid hospital, the businessman finally died on March 20, at age 83, due to the coronavirus. The situation did not allow his family to dismiss him in conditions, so this Monday he decided to meet to say goodbye at a funeral mass.
The ceremony took place at 8:00 p.m. at the Basilica of Saint Francis the Great, near the Almudena cathedral and the Royal Palace. However, the attendees, including family and friends, began to arrive on time half an hour earlier.
Taking advantage of the fact that the measures against Covid-19 have been relaxed, the five children of the Marquis de Griñón – Manolo, Xandra, Tamara, Duarte and Aldara – have been reunited with their loved ones for a compelling reason. “We want all those friends and acquaintances who loved him to come, there are many. My father was goodness personified, a very loved, highly respected man, “Xandra, her second daughter, recently explained to After casting.
Precisely for this reason, Esther Dona, the aristocrat’s widow, has appeared in the center of the capital to preside over the ceremony, where she has parked the discomfort she shares with the businessman’s children. A few days ago, in fact, she complained that she had not been invited to the tribute they made to Falcó at Madrid Fusión. “At no time have I had knowledge of this tribute that I would have attended if I had been invited,” he said.
Among the well-known faces that have been seen at the entrance of the basilica are the designer Carolina Herrera, the socialite Carmen Lomana, the aristocrat Fernando Martínez de Irujo, Father Ángel or the Infanta Elena, who maintains an excellent friendship relationship with the whole family for years.