Bill Belichick’s mother Jeannette dies at 98

Getty Images

Patriots coach Bill Belichick has suffered a personal loss this week.

According to Jim McBride of the Boston Globe, Belichick’s mother Jeannette died Monday night in Maryland of natural causes.

She was 98.

She met her husband Steve Belichick at Hiram College in Ohio in the 1940s, when she was a a foreign language professor and he was the school’s athletic director. They married in 1950 and had their only son in 1952. Steve Belichick passed in 2005 at 85.

Our thoughts are with the Belichick family at this time.