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Jon Bon Jovi’s mom Carol Bongiovi has died on the age of 83

Carol Bongiovi, the mother of rocker Jon Bon Jovi, died Tuesday at Monmouth Medical Center, Long Branch, New Jersey at the age of 83.

Bon Jovi, 62, confirmed his mother’s passing in a statement to People on Tuesday.

‘Our mother was a force to be reckoned with, her spirit and can-do attitude shaped this family,’ the rock stalwart told the outlet in a statement. ‘She will be greatly missed.’

Carol was set to celebrate turning 84 in three days, according to the outlet.

The family will conduct a private funeral service at Holmdel Funeral Home, People reported. 

Rocker Jon Bon Jovi's mother Carol Bongiovi died Tuesday at Monmouth Medical Center, Long Branch, New Jersey at the age of 83. Jon, 62, was pictured in NYC last month

Rocker Jon Bon Jovi’s mother Carol Bongiovi died Tuesday at Monmouth Medical Center, Long Branch, New Jersey at the age of 83. Jon, 62, was pictured in NYC last month 

Bon Jovi and his mother Carol were pictured at an event in November of 1990

Bon Jovi and his mother Carol were pictured at an event in November of 1990 

Carol Bongiovi was the proprietor of a number of businesses, and also presided over her son’s fan club, according to the publication.

A native of Erie, Pennsylvania, Carol in 1959 enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps. She met her nascent husband John Bongiovi, Sr. during her time of service.

The pair subsequently relocated to Sayreville, New Jersey and eventually wound up in Holmdel, New Jersey, according to the outlet. 

The I’ll Be There for You artist in November of 2020 said that his parents empowered him and his siblings with ‘the ability to make the dream reality.’

‘Even if you truly weren’t any good at your craft, if you believed you were, you could work on it,’ he told The Big Issue. ‘As I got older I realized that was a great gift that I got from my folks.

The Keep the Faith vocalist continued: ‘They truly believed in the John Kennedy mantra of going to the moon. “Yeah, of course you can go to the moon. Just go, Johnny.” And there I went.’

The rock staple and his mother were pictured at an event in July of 1990

The rock staple and his mother were pictured at an event in July of 1990

Carol Bongiovi was the proprietor of a number of businesses, and also presided over her son's fan club

Carol Bongiovi was the proprietor of a number of businesses, and also presided over her son’s fan club 

The Born to Be My Baby artist and and his supportive mom pictured in New Orleans in 2008

The Born to Be My Baby artist and and his supportive mom pictured in New Orleans in 2008