Hailey Bieber recently penned a heartfelt note for her late grandmother that has caught the attention of her fans and well-wishers. The renowned model’s grandmother Carol Baldwin left for her heavenly abode on Thursday and was 92 at the time of her demise. The 25-year-old model also shared an old black and white picture of her grandmother who was seen posing with her head turned to one side.
Hailey’s heartfelt homage
Apart from sharing the old picture of her late grandmother, Hailey Bieber also added a caption along with the same that reads, “Yesterday at 5:52 pm my beautiful Grandma Carol Baldwin, the matriarch of the Baldwin family completed her journey here on earth. Today I celebrate her, the life she lived, and the legacy she leaves behind. We love you.” As soon as the model shared the post on her Instagram handle, comments started pouring in from all her fans, family members, colleagues, and other known people from the industry.
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For the unversed, Hailey Bieber’s grandmother passed away in her hometown of Syracuse, New York.
Alec Baldwin’s tribute
Hailey Bieber’s uncle, Alec Baldwin, also paid tribute to his mother Carol M. Baldwin through his Instagram post. Here is what he wrote,
It is with the deepest regret that my family posts the following statement.
Carol M. Baldwin, mother of actors Alec, Daniel, William and Stephen Baldwin and two daughters, Elizabeth and Jane, died today in Syracuse, New York. She was 92.
Born Carol Newcomb Martineau, in Syracuse on December 15, 1929, she was the child of Roy and Marion Martineau and had one brother, Daniel, and five sisters, Patricia, Joan, Diane, Louise and Rebecca.
She met her future husband, Alexander R. Baldwin Jr., of Brooklyn, NY, while both attended Syracuse University. In 1954, Alec, as the father was also called, moved the family to Long Island where he taught history and coached football and riflery at Massapequa High School until his death, at age 55, in 1983.
Carol Baldwin raised her children and, when her last was a teenager, went to work in marketing research for a firm called Quick Test, operating out of a local shopping mall.
In 1991, she was diagnosed with breast cancer. After she survived, she joined with a number of Long Island-wide breast cancer support groups to launch an effort with SUNY Stony Brook. With the support of the university’s then president, Shirley Strum Kenny, the Carol M Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Fund was opened on the campus at Stony Brook. Another chapter was started some years later in cooperation with SUNY Upstate University. The combined efforts have raised millions of dollars for the cause.
Her son Alec stated, “My mother taught me about second acts. And third ones, too. She spent the last 25 years of her life as a fighter and a champion for the cause to which she devoted so much energy. We are all enormously proud of her accomplishments.”
In addition to her six children, Carol has 25 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren. Information regarding memorial arrangements will be forthcoming.
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