Marc Anthony’s mother, Guillermina Quiñones de Muñiz, passed away on Thursday. He announced the news on Twitter.
The singer wrote, “Today at 12:10 pm my families hero, our rock, our protector, inspiration and now ANGEL passed away.”
Anthony continued, “She left in peace, accompanied by all your prayers and well wishes for which we thank you all.”
He ended the post, “Mami, I'm going to miss you so much!”
The cause of death was not disclosed. Marc is the youngest of eight surviving children.
The news came just days after Anthony tweeted to fans, “please pray for my mom.”
Us Weekly reports Marc and girlfriend Raffaella Modugno were spotted outside a hospital in Puerto Rico earlier this week.
Marc, 47, is the youngest of eight surviving children. Anthony has six children of his own.