New details of Kelly Preston's death have been shared following her secret battle with cancer

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Thursday, 20 August 2020, 5:17PM

New details have been shared around the death of Kelly Preston, who passed away last month following a secret battle with breast cancer.

The actress's death certificate reveals that she passed away peacefully at her family's Florida home at 11.46am on July 12 and was then transferred to a nearby funeral parlour.

The 57-year-old's family were by her side when she passed.

She was later remembered at a private funeral and cremated at Brooksville Crematory in Florida.

News of her shock death was confirmed last month, with a family representative releasing a statement to People magazine.

"On the morning of July 12, 2020, Kelly Preston, adored wife and mother, passed away following a two-year battle with breast cancer," it read.

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"Choosing to keep her fight private, she had been undergoing medical treatment for some time, supported by her closest family and friends.

"She was a bright, beautiful and loving soul who cared deeply about others and who brought life to everything she touched. Her family asks for your understanding of their need for privacy at this time."

Preston is survived by her husband John Travolta, 66, and their children Ella, 20, and Benjamin, nine.

The couple's 16-year-old son Jett tragically died in January 2009 after suffering a seizure at the family's holiday house in the Bahamas.