Jim Ross announced on Twitter that his wife Jan has passed away. Our deepest sympathies to Jim and the Ross family at this time.
A Priest gave my wife Jan her last rites tonight. My little Angel is gone. ??
— Jim Ross (@JRsBBQ) March 23, 2017
As noted earlier, Jan was hospitalized after she suffered catastrophic brain injury when a car crashed into her Vespa while she was riding to the gym. Ross blogged about the incident in depth on JrsBarBQ.com, which can be read here.
Several wrestling personalities have commented on the passing:
— Chris Jericho (@IAmJericho) March 23, 2017
so sorry for your loss ??
— Alexa Bliss (@AlexaBliss_WWE) March 23, 2017
I'm in tears right now.. Jan had a beautiful soul. She & JR were the first to make me feel part of the WWE family. Such a warm, loving lady https://t.co/UIzF4CfYvi
— Trish Stratus (@trishstratuscom) March 23, 2017
— Bubba Ray Dudley (@bullyray5150) March 23, 2017
Very sorry my friend. She was a great woman, always smiling & always positive. God bless you & your family. RIP https://t.co/E0IUK4p0BW
— TAZ (@OfficialTAZ) March 23, 2017
My deepest condolences.
— $asha Banks (@SashaBanksWWE) March 23, 2017
I'm so sorry for your loss. Thoughts with you & your loved ones ?
— Peyton Royce (@WWEPeytonRoyce) March 23, 2017
Such a nice woman. Never saw her without a smile on her face https://t.co/rfmBg8Bqai
— TJ Wilson (@TJWilson) March 23, 2017