"She captioned the black and white image", Hard to believe it's been 4 years.
She's also recently revealed that she's written a track Hey You dedicated to Cory for her new album Places, but admitted she nearly dropped itfrom her record because Cory's death is still too painful to talk about. The actress has three tattoos in honor of Cory. One of the number 5 - Finn Hudson's football number. It's been only a few months, but my mom has experienced a lot of loss in her life and she told me at one point, there is an empowerment that comes with grief - at some point you find it'.
The couple had only been together about a year and a half when he died at the Fairmont Pacific Rim hotel in Vancouver from "a mixed drug toxicity" which reportedly consisted of heroin and alcohol.
In April of that same year, Monteith completed a stint in rehab receiving treatment for substance addiction.
Following his death, reps for Michele released a statement thanking fans for their support.
"I love working with Cory, I always have", Micheletold PEOPLE in September 2012.
"This makes me cry!"
The pair had been dating for over a year before his death.
On the four-year anniversary of his death, Cory Monteith's family and friends remember him with sentimental messages. The actress is pictured attending the ABC Upfronts on May 16, 2017 in New York City.