Roberta McCain, the mother of the late Senator John McCain, died in the USA at the 109th year of his life. Her daughter-in-law Sidney McCain told about it on October 12.
“It is with great sadness that I announce the death of my wonderful mother-in-law Roberta McCain. I could not even dream of a better role model or best friend. She joins her husband Jack, son John and daughter Sandy,” the senator’s widow wrote on Twitter.
John McCain passed away two years ago at the age of 81. At the end of his life, he struggled with an aggressive form of brain cancer. In 2008, McCain ran for president from the Republican Party.
In one of his books, he wrote that his mother “was raised by a strong, determined woman who enjoyed life to the fullest and always tried to make the most of her opportunities.
According to Fox News, while a student at the University of Southern California in 1933, Roberta McCain escaped to Mexico with a young sailor, John S.. McCain, Jr., who later became an Admiral in the U.S. Navy. The couple had three children – Gene, John and Joseph.