Nancy Sinatra Sr., First Wife of Frank Sinatra, Dead at 101

Rest in peace, Nancy Sinatra Sr.

The mother of three in addition to first wife of singing legend Frank Sinatra died on Friday. She was 101.

Her daughter, Nancy Sinatra Jr., confirmed the news on social media. “My mother passed away peacefully tonight at the age of 101,” she wrote on Twitter. “She was a blessing in addition to the light of my life. Godspeed, Momma. Thank you for everything.”

No cause of death was given. Frank in addition to Nancy married in February 1939, before his singing career took off. The two had three children together, Nancy, Frank Sinatra Jr. in addition to Tina Sinatra. They separated in 1950.

The family shared a tribute page with fans following the news of her death. A black-in addition to-white photo of Nancy was accompanied with the following message, “Godspeed, Momma in addition to thank you for everything you did for us in addition to for the earth.” Sinatra’s hit song, “She’s Funny which Way,” plays inside the background.

The sad news comes after Hollywood has said goodbye to several public figures in recent months including Anthony Bourdain, Joe Jackson, Kate Spade, Margot Kidder, Avicii, Barbara Bush, David Cassidy, Tom Petty, Hugh Hefner, in addition to more.  

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