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Mob Wives Cast Members & Loved Ones Celebrate What Would Have Been Big Ang's 56th Birthday

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We can't believe Big Ang would have been 56-years-old today.

Close to six months after the reality star passed away from cancer, her former Mob Wives castmates and loved ones took to Twitter and Instagram to pay tribute to her memory on this special day.

Video: Big Ang's Final Cameo On Mob Wives

Despite the sadness of not having Ang here to celebrate, many stars of the show and her family encouraged fans to live life to the fullest in honor of her colorful life. The grandmother's posthumous Twitter account went as far to suggest people should take a shot or have a piece of cake in her memory!

Yup, that definitely sounds like something B.A. would have wanted!

Check out some of the most heartwarming and emotional tributes in honor of Ang's birthday (below):

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EXCLUSIVE! Perez Hilton Talks Parenting With Snooki, JWOWW, & Mob Wives Star Drita D'Avanzo On Moms With Attitude! Watch The Sneak Peek!

Being a working parent is no walk in the park!

That's the consensus we came to after going on a playdate with Snooki and Jwoww (and their kids) for the YouTube series Moms With Attitude!

In the clip, we swapped parenting stories with the Jersey Shore alums and Mob Wives star Drita D'Avanzo — and we all agreed that the number one lesson we want to teach our kids is the value of hard work!

Related: Snooki Confesses Her Kids Are The Only Reason She's Not In Rehab!

We also gave advice to Jenni — who is expecting her second child — on what it's like to raise kid number two! (Hint: no two kids are the same!!)

Ch-ch-check out the clip (above) and watch the #CelebMomtails episode of Moms With Attitude Wednesday, March 23 on the Awestruck channel on the go90 mobile app!

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Big Ang Makes A Final Posthumous Mob Wives Appearance — Taped Just 2 Weeks Before Her Death

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What a touching tribute.

Mob Wives aired its final episode ever on Wednesday night, and we were delighted to see that VH1 dedicated the reunion special to Big Ang.

Angela Raiola was the breakout star of the drama-heavy docu-series and actually taped The Final Sitdown just two weeks before her tragic death back in February.

Related: Big Ang Says Drita Was Her Only True Friend On Mob Wives

In addition to the 55-year-old's positive presence in the episode, the rest of the retrospective hour featured never-before-seen scenes of the cast AND one last cat fight between Drita D'Avanzo and Karen Gravano. (Because it is still Mob Wives. #TeamDrita!)

Rest in peace, Big Ang.

Ch-ch-check out Angela's final reality TV appearance (below)!!!

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Mob Wives Star Drita D’Avanzo Says Big Ang Was Her 'Only True Friend' On The Show

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So sad.

How heartbreaking.

Drita D'Avanzo is still feeling the painful loss of Big Ang. We already knew the Mob Wives star couldn't bring herself to watch the popular program after the TV personality tragically lost her battle with cancer, but now we're learning why it's so difficult for her.

Related: Big Ang's Husband Opens Up About Their Relationship

The VH1 alum told US Weekly that she had a really close bond with her late costar, and even felt she was her only real friend on the show, saying:

"I'm usually the one that makes all my friends laugh, but Ang was the one that used to make me laugh. She would just bring light to a terrible situation, in my eyes. And it wasn't just for TV, it wasn't to take Instagram pictures. We just had a great friendship. … She was my only true friend on Mob Wives."

The brunette beauty also remembered a particular conversation when, about a year ago, her friend discussed how her own mother died so young, recalling:

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So Sad! Big Ang Was Told She's Beating Cancer On Latest Mob Wives, Said She Was Going To 'Live Life To The Fullest' — Mere Weeks Before Death

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The Mob Wives star Angela "Big Ang" Raiola's death left a lot of people in shock — particularly her costars.

But just when we thought Ang's passing couldn't be any more tragic, Wednesday night's episode of the reality show had the 55-year-old rejoicing after she learned she wouldn't need to undergo chemotherapy.

Angela underwent surgery for the cancer that was found in her brain and lungs and said going under the knife was "the scariest day of my life."

Related: Rory Feek Says Wife Joey Only Has Few Days Left To Live

After her surgery, Raiola said she hoped they got all the cancer right before learning that her lymph nodes had "not been affected" — which meant she wouldn't have to undergo chemotherapy.

Of course Big was THRILLED and immediately went out to give her costars the good news. She said:

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Read Big Ang’s Entire Bittersweet Eulogy Given By Her Close Friend HERE

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Rest in peace, Big Ang.

For those who don't know, the late reality star passed away from an intense battle with cancer on January 18 at the age of 55. Despite recovering from her initial March 2014 diagnosis, the grandmother sadly succumbed to her disease after a brave fight.

Friends, family, and Mob Wives cast mates gathered on Monday for her funeral where pal Vinnie Medugno presented a eulogy penned by friend Diane Morton-Gattulo that speaks for the reality star's legacy.

Related: Friends Remember Big Ang

You can read the heartfelt message obtained by People in its entirety (below):

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Mob Wives Star Drita D'Avanzo Says She Can't Watch The Show After Big Ang's Passing — See Her Emotional Explanation

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The show must go on.

As you probably know, despite everyone's best wishes Big Ang succumbed to her Stage 4 lung and brain cancer last week and has already been laid to rest.

The Mob Wives star was surrounded by family when she passed and even had all of her costars at her funeral, but that doesn't mean everyone is quite ready to say goodbye.

Related: Celebs React To The Death Of Big Ang

In fact, OG mob wife Drita D'Avanzo is still mourning Angela's death and can't bring herself to finish out the sixth season of the show just yet.

The VH1 star took to Twitter on Wednesday to let fans know that she'd be skipping the night's episode in honor of her friend, saying:

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