Days of Our Lives news says former Bo Brady portrayer Peter Reckell is mourning the loss of his beloved mother, Barbara Reckell. The former daytime actor took to Twitter early Tuesday morning to let his family, friends, colleagues, and fans know of her passing although she died a week ago on June 11. In his post, he pays tribute to his mother. He also offers gratitude to his family and friends for their outpouring of love and support. See the details below.
Days of Our Lives News: Peter Reckell Shares Sad News Of Mother’s Death
Peter Reckell and his wife Kelly Moneymaker posted on Twitter early this morning heartfelt tributes to his mom. They both shared touching words about Barbara Reckell. The former DOOL Bo Brady actor shared that his mother was “powerful, creative, compassionate, and giving”. Additionally, he shared that all the people whose lives she touched will miss her and that his family and father, who survived her, are devastated to lose her.
Barbara Reckell, Peter Reckell’s mother, was 84 years old at the time of her passing, born July 20, 1934. She passed away at home, surrounded by family. His mother was one of the rare women that obtained college degrees at the time, garnering both an undergraduate and Masters degree then had six children, including soap actor Peter with her husband Russell Reckell. The Days of Our Lives actor’s parents have been married an amazing 66 years.
My Mother was a powerful, compassionate, creative, giving person who will be missed by the many people she touched in her life. Thanks for all the loving thoughts. My family has pulled together to help each other and my father in this difficult time.
— Peter Reckell (@peterreckell) June 18, 2019
Peter Reckell’s Mom Barbara Reckell – An Amazing Woman
While raising her six kids, including Days of Our Lives actor Peter Reckell, Barbara Reckell worked as a speech pathologist specializing in special needs children. She worked in the school system where they lived in Lansing, Michigan. She also taught at university for many years in the mid-90s. Yet even retirement didn’t slow down Barbara Reckell.
Peter Reckell’s mom volunteered more than 15 years with the Red Cross and was active in her church. In honor of her passing, her family wrote: “Barbara has left a legacy of a life well lived, family well loved and friends spread far and wide”. They also asked if you want to honor Barbara Reckell, to donate to the Red Cross in her hometown of Muskegon, Michigan. That’s near where the Days of Our Lives actor grew up.
Days of Our Lives Fans Offer Condolences To Peter Reckell on Mom’s Passing – Funeral This Weekend
Fans of Peter Reckell and DOOL are sending their love and prayers to the popular actor who played Bo Brady. They are quick to send their condolences. They also are offering well wishes, thoughts, and prayers to him on the sad news of his mother’s Barbara Reckell’s death. Although Peter Reckell relocated to Nashville, he remained close to his five siblings, mother Barbara and father Russell Reckell.
Expect to see Reckell’s former costars and fans to continue sharing their condolences on social media. Peter Reckell and the Reckell family will lay his mother Barbara to rest this weekend in Michigan. Her funeral is set for Sunday, June 23, 2019 in Muskegon. In addition to losing his mother, Peter lost close friend and co-worker, and on-screen Days of Our Lives mom Peggy McCay just a few months ago.
I was so fortunate to have worked with some amazing actors that shaped the actor and person I am .Looking in Peggy's eyes, all I could see was a Mom who loved me, and wanted the best for me. She was always so committed to the story.Those sparkling https://t.co/edbS6toUXe
— Peter Reckell (@peterreckell) October 13, 2018
Peter Reckell’s Mother Passes Months After DOOL Mom Lost
This week on the NBC soap, Peter Reckell’s Days of Our Lives character’s mother will pass away. Caroline Brady dies on the show, although her portrayer Peggy McCay passed back in October. The lag is down to delay in shooting versus air dates. DOOL pays tribute to Caroline Brady and her portrayer Peggy McCay on Thursday, June 20, 2018.
Peter Reckell and Peggy last shared the screen together when his alter ego Bo Brady passed away on the NBC soap. Please join Soap Dirt with sympathetic thoughts for Peter Reckell and his family. They’re mourning the loss of the incredible Barbara Reckell. Although his mother passed away a week ago, the news just broke. Her funeral is this weekend, so please share your condolences on Twitter with us and the actor.
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