Tony Bennett grinned from ear to ear alongside his wife, Susan Benedetto, in one of the final photos he shared on social media.
In the photo, which was posted a month before he died, the musical icon smiled as he posed with Susan and held a sign that read “#ENDALZ,” referring to finding a cure for Alzheimer’s disease
“June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month. #GoPurple with Susan and I, and @alzassociation in honor of the more than 6 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s. #ENDALZ,” Bennett — who was diagnosed with the progressive illness in 2016 — captioned the pic.
The “Rags to Riches” crooner and his longtime love both wore purple shirts for the snap – a nod to the official color of the Alzheimer’s awareness movement.
It’s unclear whether the picture, which was posted to his feed on June 20, was a throwback or recently snapped.
The legendary singer — known for his smooth voice and collaborations — died on Friday at the age of 96, his publicist confirmed to AP.
He was just two weeks shy of his 97th birthday.
Benedetto, 56, and Bennett tied the knot in 2007 and later founded the charitable organization Exploring the Arts and established the Frank Sinatra School of the Arts in Queens.
A little more than a year before he passed away, the couple took a stroll in Central Park in the Big Apple in June 2022.
The “I Left My Heart In San Francisco” artist sat in a wheelchair as his aide pushed him and Benedetto casually walked alongside him.
The two seemed to enjoy the occasional park outing, as they were photographed walking arm-in-arm through the his beloved NYC park in June 2021.
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Benedetto has yet to address her husband’s death, but she previously reflected on his Alzheimer’s diagnosis.
“There’s a lot about him that I miss,” she told AARP Magazine in 2021. “Because he’s not the old Tony anymore … but when he sings, he’s the old Tony.”
The “Poker Face” songstress – who said at the time of their last concert that Bennet was her “friend” and the “greatest singer in the whole world” – has not commented on his death.
Prior to Benedetto, the “Body and Soul” singer quietly wed actress Sandra Grant in December 1971, but they divorced in 1983. They shared two daughters: Joanna, 53, and Antonia, 49.