RIP Jean Stapleton-- one of the greatest actresses of all time. Thank you for everything, Edith. http://t.co/OPHNXyXMUZ—
Seth MacFarlane (@SethMacFarlane) June 01, 2013
Actress Jean Stapleton, a household name in part due to her iconic role as Edith Bunker on “All in the Family,” died on Friday. She was 90 years old.
Ms. Stapleton died at home, surrounded by her friends and family.
Andrea Mitchell’s mom is not alone. Twitter users mourned when the news was announced yesterday.
Actor Dick Van Dyke offered up a video tribute:
Other celebrities took to Twitter to express their grief as well.
Fans continue to mourn the loss of the iconic actress.
Grab some tissues before watching this video clip:
Those were the days.
Rest in peace, Jean Stapleton. You will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of Ms. Stapleton’s loved ones in their time of grief. May you take comfort in the joy that she brought to so many … and will continue to bring.