97988429 Jennifer Love Hewitts Mother Dies At 67

Jennifer Love Hewitt and her mother, Patricia Hewitt, celebrate the launch of her first book, “The Day I Shot Cupid,” at Avenue on March 23, 2010 in New York City. (credit: Larry Busacca/Getty Images)

LOS ANGELES (CBS NEWS) – Jennifer Love Hewitt’s mother, Patricia, died on Tuesday from complications related to cancer, a rep for actress confirmed in a statement. She was 67 years old.

“Her family mourns her loss,” the rep said, according to Access Hollywood. “She was an angel to all who knew her and they are grateful she is now in a better place. They ask for privacy at this difficult time.”

Hewitt, a Waco native, was attending the 52nd Monte Carlo TV Festival in Monaco earlier this week. She left on Tuesday, according to reports.

In addition to her famous daughter, Patricia Hewitt is also survived by a son, Dr. Todd Hewitt.

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