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Alec Baldwin’s Mom & Hailey Bieber’s Grandmother, Carol, Dies at 92

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Alec Baldwin's Mom & Hailey Bieber's Grandmother, Carol Baldwin, Passes Away At 92

Alec Baldwin’s Mom & Hailey Bieber’s Grandmother, Carol Baldwin, Passes Away At 92

On Thursday, actor Alec Baldwin took to Instagram to announce that his mother, who is also the grandmother of Hailey Bieber and Ireland Baldwin, has sadly passed away.

In a post dedicated to his loving mom, Alec wrote, “It is with the deepest regret that my family posts the following statement,” Alec began.

“Carol M. Baldwin, mother of actors Alec, Daniel, William, and Stephen Baldwin and two daughters, Elizabeth [Keuchler] and Jane [Sasso], died today in Syracuse, New York.”

 

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“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. She met her future husband, Alexander R. Baldwin Jr., of Brooklyn, NY, while both attended 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 riflery at Massapequa High School until his death, at age 55, in 1983.

In 1991, she was diagnosed with breast cancer. After she survived, she joined with a group of Long Island-wide breast cancer support groups to launch an effort with SUNY Stony Brook. With the support of the university’s then president, Shirley Strum Kenny, the Carol M Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Fund was opened on the campus at Stony Brook.

Another chapter was started some years later in cooperation with SUNY Upstate University. The combined efforts have raised millions of dollars for the cause.”

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