Iconic Benidorm entertainer “Sticky Vicky,” born Victoria María Aragüés Gadea, has passed away at the age of 80.
The mother-of-two, 80, passed away around 6am yesterday at the Villajoyosa Hospital near the Benidorm resort where she rose to international fame.
Her daughter, María Aragüés Gadea, said Vicky sadly died on her 42nd birthday, adding it was a day she will ‘remember for the rest of my life’.
‘My mum was in hospital for the last 12 days of her life and as a family we’ve been with her and have been able to say goodbye to her.
‘I was by her bedside when she died this morning. She passed away as they were changing her morphine bottle,’ she told The Sun.
‘She has gone, surrounded by her family, with all of our love. I thank God for being able to always be by her side, I am left with a broken heart,’ Maria wrote on the official Sticky Vicky Facebook page yesterday.
Maria shared the news yesterday, writing on her mother’s page to confirm her passing.
Who was Sticky Vicky?
Born in 1943, She gained fame for her exotic dances and daring X-rated performances on stage.
Sticky Vicky was a fixture in Benidorm’s entertainment scene for around 30 years, building a cult following of fans who were captivated by her unique and audacious routines.
Her performances were known for their wild tricks and provocative nature, attracting audiences from various parts of the world. She became a symbol of Benidorm’s nightlife, with many tourists specifically seeking out her shows.
Gadea, determined to preserve her mother’s legacy, has received an outpouring of support from fans.
Messages of love and fond memories flooded social media, with one fan recalling Sticky Vicky as the embodiment of Benidorm’s entertainment scene. Another expressed condolences, acknowledging the performer’s legendary status and wishing her eternal peace.
Sticky Vicky retired in 2016, leaving behind a void that copycat entertainers attempted to fill. Maria Gadea, in a previous interview with the Daily Star, reflected on her mother’s unconventional career, emphasizing the uniqueness of Sticky Vicky’s performances that put Benidorm on the map.
When is Sticky Vicky funeral service
Her funeral details have not been announced yet by her family or her representatives, but some sources suggest that she might have a private ceremony with her close relatives and friends.
Having said that, we are still following up on her death, we will update you as soon as we get important information about Sticky Vicky funeral service.