DEAD: ON THIS DATE
Betsy Palmer (aged 88)
Betsy Palmer (born Patricia Betsy Hrunek; November 1, 1926 – May 29, 2015) was an American actress, known as a regular supporting movie and Broadway actress and television guest star, as a panelist on the game show I’ve Got a Secret, and later for playing Jason Voorhees’ mother, Pamela Voorhees, in the popular slasher film Friday the 13th (1980).
DEATH: Palmer died on May 29, 2015, at a hospice care center in Danbury, Connecticut. She was 88.