Hollywood actress Jennifer Aniston is grieving the loss of her mom Nancy Dow, who passed away on Wednesday night after suffering from a long illness.

The actress confirmed the sad news to through a statement issued to People revealing that her mom passed away peacefully surrounded by her loved ones.


“It is with great sadness that my brother John and I announce the passing of our Mother Nancy Dow. She was 79 years old and passed peacefully surrounded by family and friends after enduring a long illness. We ask that our family’s privacy be respected as we grieve our loss,” said Jenifer in the statement.


Jennifer-AnistonIt had previously been reported that the former model had apparently suffered multiple strokes, which left her without the ability to walk and talk.

Jennifer and her mom reportedly had a turbulent relationship for years, which saw the actress keep her distance from her mom.

According to various international reports Jennifer apparently visited her mom for the first time in five years earlier this month.

However, in an interview last year Jennifer insisted that they were on good terms despite the events of the past.

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