Did Joan Hodges Wife Of Gil Hodges Die Of Heart Attack?

The wife of baseball legend Gil Hodges died succumbing to a protracted illness on Saturday night.

Joan Hodges was born in 1926 in Brooklyn, New York.

Joan Hodges
Joan Hodges

Hodges was the widow of Hall of Famer and World Series-winning manager of the New York Mets, Gil Hodges.
Joan and Gil Hodges had been married from 1948 until his death in 1972.

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Gil Hodges spent most of his playing career with the Brooklyn and Los Angeles Dodgers where he hit 370 home runs.
Hodges died of a heart attack at age 47 in 1972.

They had four children who are Irene Hodges, Gil Jr. Hodges, Barbara Hodges, and Cynthia Hodges.

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Did Joan Hodges Wife Of Gil Hodges Die Of Heart Attack?

Although it was reported that Joan Hodges died of a protracted illness, it is yet to be ascertained what the exact illness she suffered was.
Her husband, Gil Hodges however died of a heart attack on April 2, 1972, West Palm Beach, Florida, United States, at the age of 47.

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Source: Kingaziz.com