Wife of Starling Marte dies from heart attack
Starling Marte shared some truly awful news on Monday.
Marte disclosed via social media that his wife Noelia died due to a heart attack.
Hoy paso por el gran dolor de informar el lamentable fallecimiento de mi esposa Noelia, a causa de un infarto. Es un momento de mucha tristeza.
I go through the pain of making public the unfortunate death of my wife Noelia, due to a heart attack. It is a moment of great sorrow. pic.twitter.com/UEP4k8dLBW
— Starling Marte (@Starlingmart) May 19, 2020
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Hoy paso por el gran dolor de hacer de conocimiento público el lamentable fallecimiento de mi esposa Noelia, a causa de un paro cardíaco. Es un momento de dolor indescriptible. En nombre de mi familia, agradezco las muestras de aprecio y solidaridad en esta situación tan difícil. • Today I go through the great pain of making public the unfortunate death of my wife Noelia, due to a heart attack. It is a moment of indescribable pain. On behalf of my family, I am grateful for the expressions of esteem and solidarity in this difficult time. Ay, mi gorda, Dios mío! ¿Por qué te fuiste?! Te me fuiste! Dios! Tú que eras tan buena! Me dejaste solo mi amor ay que dolor que voy hacer
According to Jon Heyman, Noelia broke her ankle and was in the hospital awaiting surgery when she died.
Starling Marte’s wife died unexpectedly today. She broke her ankle and was in the hospital and said to be awaiting surgery when she passed. Best wishes to Starling, who just announced the death.
— Jon Heyman (@JonHeyman) May 19, 2020
This is just terrible news.
Marte, 31, was traded by Pittsburgh to Arizona in January. He has played eight seasons for the Pirates and hit a career-high 23 home runs with 82 RBIs and an .845 OPS.