Here's what friends, celebrities are saying about Big Ang after her death

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Thursday, February 18, 2016
This Dec. 18, 2011 file photo shows Angela Raiola, better known as Big Ang, arriving at "Vh1 Divas Celebrates Soul" in New York.
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NEW YORK (WABC) -- Celebrities and fans are mourning the death of 'Mob Wives' star Big Ang.

The reality TV star who lived on Staten Island died just after 3 a.m. Thursday, following a year-long battle with throat cancer.

Following word of her death, many of her friends and former co-stars posted to social media.

Former show co-star Alicia DiMichele posted this photo on Instagram:

The official Twitter account for "Mob Wives" posted this RIP photo:

Actress Aviva Drescher showed off her photo with Big Ang:

Here are some more tributes:

What will you remember most about Big Ang? Tell us in the comment section below.