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Joan Collins inundated with support after heartbreaking loss the day of Queen's funeral

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Queen Elizabeth II as her coffin arrived at Windsor Castle after an emotional journey that started in central London at 12pm.The late sovereign was welcomed by thousands of grieving royal fans, with some holding up their phones to record the historic moments while others threw flowers on the state hearse.Dame Joan Collins took to Instagram and said today marked a "personally poignant" day for the actress.The Dynasty actress explained September 19 - the day of the Queen's funeral - held significance as it was the same day her sister, Jackie Collins died.Jackie died on 19 September 2015, of breast cancer, two weeks before her 78th birthday.She had been diagnosed with stage-4 breast cancer more than six years before her death but kept her illness almost entirely to herself.In view of her 292,000 followers, Joan shared a candid black and white snap of their sisters when the pair were young.Joan cradled Jackie in her arms as she looked lovingly at her younger sister, before penning an emotional tribute on the anniversary of her sibling's death.She captioned the post: "It’s personally poignant to me that we should be mourning the passing of #queenelizabeth on the same day as I mourn seven years since the passing of my dear sister @jackiejcollins."Social media users flocked to the comment section as they offered their support.A post shared by Joan Collins (@joancollinsdbe)Poetic.Heart wrote: "Thoughts and prayers."Jeffrey Lane commented: "Beautiful photo," as Passion Flower stated: "Thank you for posting."Martslondon remarked: "So moving and beautiful.So happy to have met you and your sister."SusanFur shared: "I just watched the special last night Boss Lady she was so amazing and what a story.

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