Music Icon, Ronnie Spector has handed on on the age of 78.
The singer’s household introduced the information on her official web site on January 12.
The assertion learn: “Our beloved earth angel, Ronnie, peacefully left this world right this moment after a short battle with most cancers.
“She was with household and within the arms of her husband, Jonathan.
“Ronnie lived her life with a twinkle in her eye, a spunky perspective, a depraved sense of humour and a smile on her face.
“She was full of love and gratitude. Her joyful sound, playful nature and magical presence will stay on in all who knew, heard or noticed her.
“In lieu of flowers, Ronnie requested that donations be made to your native ladies’s shelter or to the American Indian College Fund.
“A celebration of Ronnie’s life and music will be announced in the future. The family respectfully asks for privacy at this time.”
Ronnie was the chief of the woman group The Ronettes, who additionally celebrated hits reminiscent of “Baby I Love You” and “Walking in the Rain.”
The group have been additionally behind the hit Be My Baby.
The Ronettes grew to become one of many prime acts of the Sixties girl-group period. The group toured England with the Rolling Stones and have been buddies of the Beatles.
Ronnie is survived by her husband, Jonathan Greenfield, and two sons, Jason and Austin.
Fans have since paid tribute to the star following the tragic information.
One fan tweeted: “RIP Veronica Bennett, aka Ronnie Spector, sister of Estelle and cousin of Nedra, her fellow Ronettes. A vibrant and gracious woman.”