Barbara Sinatra, Coachella Valley resident and philanthropist, dies at 90

Oscar Cross
July 26, 2017

Barbara Sinatra, the wife of the late singing great Frank Sinatra, died Tuesday at her home in Rancho Mirage of natural causes, a family spokesman said.

According to the Desert Sun, which first reported the news of Barbara's death, the spokesperson for the Barbara Sinatra Children's Center Foundation said she died peacefully surrounded by family and friends.

Barbara Sinatra, the wife of Frank Sinatra, has died aged 90.

Zeppo's attorney, Greg Bautzer, saw Barbara at a restaurant and viciously told her, "The only thing you're going to get from Zeppo is the clap".


Barbara was born Barbara Blakeley in Bosworth, Missouri and began her modelling career as a teenager after moving to Long Beach, California with her family in the 1950s.

Frank Sinatra's fourth and final wife, Barbara Sinatra, has died. nearly 20 years after her famous husband passed. Sinatra divorced Oliver and later Wednesday Zeppo Marx in 1959.

It was her third marriage, Sinatra's fourth and the most enduring union for both. Marx divorced her when the media reported the affair. She and the "Come Fly With Me" singer remained married until Frank Sinatra's death in 1998. Barbara became an advocate for victims of child abuse, and established her foundation with the support of her famous spouse.

Sinatra served as chairwoman of the children's center's Board of Directors and advocated on behalf of abused children throughout the United States and overseas.

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