Bon Jovi shares tragic family news

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Jon Bon Jovi’s parent Carol Bongiovi has died astatine 83, conscionable 3 days earlier her birthday.

The rocker, 62, paid a heartbreaking tribute to Carol aft she passed distant astatine Monmouth Medical Center successful Long Branch, New Jersey, connected Tuesday.

“Our parent was a unit to beryllium reckoned with, her tone and can-do cognition shaped this family,” Jon told PEOPLE.

“She volition beryllium greatly missed.”

Carol, who was a erstwhile Playboy bunny, was the laminitis of her son’s eponymous band’s instrumentality club.

She enlisted successful the U.S. Marine Corps successful 1959, wherever she met her aboriginal husband, John Bongiovi, Sr.

The mates moved to Sayreville, New Jersey, wherever they raised their children.

They aboriginal settled successful Holmdel, New Jersey, wherever she lived until her death.

Holmdel Funeral Home is successful complaint of Carol’s funeral, which volition beryllium private, PEOPLE reported.

Jon antecedently talked astir his parents’ “incredible support” of him increasing up erstwhile helium wanted to go a singer.

“Even if you genuinely weren’t immoderate bully astatine your craft, if you believed you were, you could enactment connected it,” helium told The Big Issue successful November 2020.

“As I got older I realised that was a large acquisition that I got from my folks.

“They genuinely believed successful the John Kennedy mantra of going to the moon. ‘Yeah, of people you tin spell to the moon. Just go, Johnny.’ And determination I went.”

The instrumentalist recalled however his parents would instrumentality him to gigs erstwhile helium was 17.

Jon recalled however his parents supported his dreams by allowing him to instrumentality gigs erstwhile helium was 17.

“They were ever supportive of me, which successful retrospect, was incredible,” helium said.

“Because I could get location astatine 1 oregon 2 successful the morning, and person to inactive beryllium successful schoolhouse by 8 o’clock.

“They conscionable said, amusement up connected clip for school, you cognize that is your responsibility, but prosecute your dream.”

This nonfiction primitively appeared successful The Sun and was reproduced with permission

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