There's some very sad news in the Modern Family family this week.

Rico Rodriguez, who plays Manny on Modern Family, lost his dad earlier this week and shared the news with fans in a message on twitter yesterday morning.

There are no specific details on his dad's passing at the time, but it is believed to have been a sudden passing. 

Rico's sister Raini, who is also an actress, shared a message for her dad on Instagram.

Sending Rico, Raini and their entire family lots of love during this difficult time.

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