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Joe Biden's mother dead at 92

photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images
For Immediate Release
January 8, 2010
Statement from Vice President Joe Biden
“My mother, Catherine Eugenia “Jean” Finnegan Biden, passed away peacefully today at our home in Wilmington, Delaware, surrounded by her children, her grandchildren, her great-grandchildren and many loved ones.  At 92, she was the center of our family and taught all of her children that family is to be treasured, loyalty is paramount and faith will guide you through the tough times.   She believed in us, and because of that, we believed in ourselves.  Together with my father, her husband of 61 years who passed away in 2002, we learned the dignity of hard work and that you are defined by your sense of honor.  Her strength, which was immeasurable, will live on in all of us.”    
Regardless of your political affiliations, we the people should help the Vice President of the United States mourn the loss of a dear family member.
Remember her and the family in your thoughts and prayers.
photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

In Peace ~ James Hamilton


  • Charles 4 years ago

    She got to see her Daughter-in-law become a PhD a few years ago and her son become Vice-President. Not a bad life at all ~
    RIP Ms. Biden

  • Samuel 4 years ago

    Can't imagine a woman her age having to watch the media crap her son received. The press should consider everyone's mother and children before they start bashing.

  • Sara 4 years ago

    Just a reminder to hug and love your mother as often as you can.



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