Chad Johnson’s Wife — Evelyn Lozada Rocked by Death in the Family

exclusive 0813_evelyn_lozada_gettyEvelyn Lozada is mourning her brother-in-law, who died tonight after a long battle with cancer … our sources has learned.

Anthony Ochoa who was married to Evelyn”s sister Sylvia, made several appearances on “Basketball Wives” … and just last month he escorted Evelyn down the aisle for her wedding to Chad Johnson.

We”re told Anthony was featured prominently in the reality show about the wedding. As our sources first reported … VH1 has decided not to air the show after Chad”s arrest for domestic battery.

We”re told Anthony was surrounded by family members when he passed away in New York City.

Evelyn tells our sources, “Anthony was an amazing husband, father, and brother-in-law. He will be dearly missed.”

Anthony and Sylvia were married for more than 10 years. He was 43.