2013

STAYING STRONG

"I love and support Cory and will stand by him through this," Michele tells PEOPLE after Monteith enters rehab. By April, he completes treatment and reunites with his girlfriend, who joins him for a Vancouver Canucks game and, days later, a May trip to Mexico. Less than a month before his death on July 13, the couple are photographed together for seemingly the last time as they made their way through New York's SoHo neighborhood on June 18, days after a dressed-up appearance at the 12th Annual Chrysalis Butterfly Ball in L.A.