Sylvester Stallone’s mother, Jackie Stallone, dead at 98

Jackie Stallone, Sylvester Stallone’s mother, dead at 98

Astrologer Jackie Stallone, mother of “Rocky” star Sylvester Stallone, died Monday, her family announced on social media.

Frank Stallone, the actor’s brother, wrote in a Facebook post that the 98-year-old mother of four “died in her sleep as she had wished.” He went on to describe her as “a remarkable woman” who was “full of spunk and fearless.”

“It was hard not to like her,” Frank, 70, wrote of his mother, who also was a women’s wrestling promoter and contestant on the U.K. version of “Celebrity Big Brother.” “She was [a] very eccentric and flamboyant person.”

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This morning my brothers and I lost our mother Jackie Stallone . She was the mother to four children, Tommy, Sylvester,...

Posted by Frank Stallone Official on Monday, September 21, 2020

Jackie Stallone, who was born in 1921, had sons Sylvester and Frank with first husband Frank Stallone Sr., according to People magazine. She later married Anthony Filiti and had a daughter, actress Toni D’Alto, who died in 2012.

In addition to Sylvester, 74, and Frank, the grandmother of seven leaves behind third husband Stephen Levine, People reported. She also had three great-grandchildren, according to the magazine.

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