Yogi Berra’s Beloved Wife Carmen Passes Away

We have some sad news to pass along. Carmen Berra, Yogi Berra‘s wife of 65 years, passed away last night from complications of a stroke she had suffered recently.

The Berras had celebrated their 65th anniversary in January.

The Yankees released a statement:

“On behalf of the entire New York Yankees organization, we offer our deepest condolences to the Berra family,” said Yankees Managing General Partner Hal Steinbrenner. “Having known Yogi and Carmen for so long, it is almost impossible to imagine two people who complemented each other better than they did. We will always remember Carmen’s smile and sense of humor, and her kindness and generosity will be dearly missed.”

Mrs. Berra is survived by Yogi; their sons Larry, Tim, his wife Betsy, Dale, his wife Jane; 11 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. The funeral service will be provide and in lieu of flowers, fans can make a donation to the Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center at 8 Yogi Berra Drive, Little Falls, N.J. 07424. You can also donate online at yogiberramuseum.org

Stacey is co-Editor-in-Chief of It's About The Money, co-host of the It's About The Money, Stupid podcast and is a monthly contributor to ESPN's SweetSpot Blog. She is a former contributor at Aerys Sports and High Heat Stats. She has contributed to group projects at Baseball: Past And Present and the Hall of Stats. Her work has appeared in USA Today's Sports Weekly and most recently, she wrote four pieces for Derek Jeter: Celebrating the Yankees' Captain Clutch, a magazine printed by i5 Publishing.

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