HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Senator Joe Manchin's mother, Mary Manchin, died Monday at the age of 91.
Senator Manchin's office says Mary was living with the Senator's sister in West Virginia prior to her death.
Staffers in the Senator's office says Mary had battled an extended illness before her death Monday morning.
Senator Manchin released this statement Monday morning about his mother's death: “Today, the good Lord brought my dear mother home to rest in eternal peace next to my father. Gayle and I, and our entire family, are saddened by the loss of my beloved mother who touched so many in her life, but we know that she is now in a better place. We ask that you continue to keep her in your thoughts and prayers.”