Alec Baldwin just revealed his mother, Carol Baldwin, left us. Carol died at the age of 92 on Thursday, May 26 in Syracuse, New York, the actor noted in a statement. on Instagram.
“It is with the deepest regret that my family releases the following statement,” said the 30 Rock actor wrote as well as an obituary written by his family, including his brothers Etienne, Williamand Daniel.
“Carol M. Baldwin, mother of actors Alec, Daniel, William and Stephen Baldwin and her two daughters, Elizabeth and Jane, died today in Syracuse, New York. She was 92,” read the obituary. . “Born Carol Newcomb Martineau, in Syracuse on December 15, 1929, she was the child of Roy and Marion Martineau and had one brother, Daniel, and five sisters, Patricia, Joan, Diane, Louise and Rebecca.
The statement continued: “She met her future husband, Alexander R. Baldwin Jr., of Brooklyn, NY, when they were both attending Syracuse University. In 1954, Alec, as the father was also called, moved the family to Long Island where he taught history and coached football and shooting at Massapequa High School until his death at age 55. in 1983.
The obituary explained how Carol raised all of her children, then, the last time she was a teenager, “went to work in marketing research for a company called Quick Test, operating in a local mall.
“In 1991, she was diagnosed with breast cancer,” the obituary continues. “After surviving, she joined a group of breast cancer support groups across Long Island to start an effort with SUNY Stony Brook. With the support of then university president Shirley Strum Kenny, the Carol M Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Fund was opened on the Stony Brook campus. Another chapter was launched a few years later in cooperation with SUNY Upstate University. The combined efforts have raised millions of dollars for the cause.
The statement ended with a word from Alec. “My mother taught me the second acts. And the third ones too. She spent the last 25 years of her life as a fighter and champion of the cause to which she devoted so much energy. We are all extremely proud of his accomplishments.