MALUNGKOT ang Pasko ni Ara Mina dahil Christmas namatay ang kanyang lolo at former Mayor ng Quezon City na Ismael ‘Mel’ Mathay, Jr. sanhi ng heart attact. Na-shock siya dahil supposed to be ay nag-i-enjoy at nagsasaya ngayong Pasko pero roon nawala ang kanyang lolo.
Mababasa sa Instagram account ng aktres: ”Today heaven has gained another angel. I will treasure the memories I have of you. You were one in a million, a great leader and most importantly the greatest loving, and caring grandfather to all of us. Thank you for all the love. We love you lolo! We will truly miss you.”
Ang burol ng lolo ni Ara ay sa Christ the King Parish sa Greenmeadows.