Actress Estelle Getty, who won an Emmy and a Golden Globe for her role on the hit TV series “The Golden Girls,” has passed away.

Her last role was as the sarcastic TV mom Sophia Petrillo in 1992’s Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot. Born in New York City, she was diagnosed with Lewy’s body dementia at age 70.

She was 84 years old when she died on December 31, 2018. Her passing is being attributed to dementia, as she had been battling Alzheimer’s disease.

Dementia with Lewy bodies was the primary cause of death for the actress, who was 84 years old at the time of her death.

Although she was known for her recurring roles on shows like “The Golden Girls,” she had a devoted following and a long list of fans.

Her death is a sad loss for the fans of the show. The actor was a fan favorite and received several awards for her work.

Dementia was Estelle Getty’s primary cause of death.

She had recently suffered from Lewy body dementia, a form of dementia similar to Alzheimer’s, and she died just three days before her 85th birthday.

The cause of death was not immediately clear, but the actor suffered from the condition and her death was caused by it.

A recent obituary noted that Getty had been diagnosed with the disease on May 1, 2008.

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