Marvel's Legend Stan Lee's Wife Joan Lee Dies at 93
Wife of the comics legend Stan Lee, Joan Lee has died on Thursday, July 6. Joan Lee, who was hospitalized after suffering a stroke earlier this week, has passed away in Los Angeles, some online sources reported.
Stan Lee and his demised wife Joan Lee
A spokesperson for the family told,
I can confirm the sad news that Joan Lee passed away this morning quietly and surrounded by her family." In addition, he told, "the family asks that you please give them time to grieve and respect their privacy during their difficult time.
Along with the comic legend Stan Lee, the whole entertainment world is saddened by the news. Meanwhile, both the DC and Marvel Entertainment have expressed their condolences to the 94-year-old comic legend Lee.
The Marvel Entertainment has expressed their sorrow on Instagram on Thursday evening
Lots of their admirers and the celebrities are expressing their sorrow and condolences in Twitter. Some of the tweets said:
Sad news: Joan Lee, the wife of STAN LEE, passes at the age of 93. Their love story spanned almost 70 years https://t.co/Q0dwzngG5e
— Borys Kit (@Borys_Kit) July 6, 2017
— JaySandlinWriter (@JSandlinWriter) July 6, 2017
— Kevin Rubio (@TheKevinRubio) July 6, 2017
Stan Lee and the former British hat model Joan spent almost seven decades together as husband and wife after getting married on December 5, 1947. The couple also had two children from their relationship; Joan Celia, born in 1950, and Jan born in 1953, died after three days of birth.