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    Wed, 16 Jul 2014 12:43:40

    Billy Joel's Mother Dies - R.I.P. to the Piano Man's mama!

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    Billy Joel's mother Rosalind Nyman Joel passed away at a hospice in Long Island, New York on Sunday, July 13, at the age of 92.

    The singer/songwriter shared this note about his mother's passing via social media: "Rosalind Nyman Joel passed away July 13, 2014 at the age of 92. She is survived by son Billy Joel, and her daughter Judy Molinari; her sister, Bertha Miller; and her two granddaughters, Alexa Ray Joel, and Rebecca Molinari Gehrkin. In lieu of flowers, the family requests a donation to Little Shelter (Animal Rescue and Adoption Center) in her name."

    R.I.P., Mama Joel. Our thoughts and prayers go out to her survivors and to Mr. Joel.

    What is your favorite Billy Joel song?

    —Katie Sheehan
    07.16.14



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