Caitriona Balfe is in mourning after it was reported that her beloved father, James 'Jim' Balfe, suddenly passed away this week.MORE: Outlander star Caitríona Balfe reveals the surprising reason she decided to have a babyThe Outlander star and her family have been inundated with heartfelt tributes after news of Jim's death was revealed.
The retired garda sergeant died "suddenly" in the Mater Hospital in Ireland on Tuesday.WATCH: Inside Caitriona Balfe and Sam Heughan's real-life friendshipAccording to RIP.ie, Jim of Mullantimore, Tydavnet, Co Monaghan, and formerly of Blessington, Co Wicklow, is predeceased by his father Walter, mother Kathy, sisters Margie, Bridie and Angela."Jim will be lovingly remembered by his wife Anne, children Deirdre, Kevin, Anne-Marie, Caitriona, Francis, Lorraine & David, daughters-in-law Catherine & Cathy, sons-in-law Paul, Shaun & Tony, grandchildren, brothers, sisters, extended family and friends," the online death notice reads.MORE: Outlander prequel title and plot details revealed - and it sounds amazingMORE: Outlander star Sam Heughan admits he thinks Jamie will be killed off soonWhile Caitriona has yet to comment on her father's death, plenty of tributes flooded in for Jim and his family in the condolences section.
One read: "Caitriona, and family, I write for literally the thousands of fans who have posted condolences to you and your family on Facebook at this time.
You are loved, and we all wish for you to find peace. James 'Jim' Balfe died suddenly on 2 August"Please know how much we care, and hurt along with you - for you, our beloved Cait.Read more on hellomagazine.com