Angela "Big Ang" Raiola always put her family first.
The Mob Wives star died last week at age 55 after a long battle with stage 4 lung and brain cancer, and in the first episode of the docu-soap series that aired since her death, the late reality star got emotional on the day of her surgery.
"Everything's running through my head," she explained. "All I keep thinking about right now is my grandchildren, my kids. Am I ever going to see them again? I am the glue that holds this family together. Without me this family would fall apart."
Big Ang -- who is survived by her estranged husband, Neil Murphy, two children, A.J. and Raquel Donofrio, and six grandchildren -- also revealed that she still had a lot she wanted to accomplish.