Jennifer Love Hewitt is grieving the loss of her mother,Patricia, who lost her battle with cancer Tuesday at the age of 67.

“Her family mourns her loss,” her rep said in a statement. “Shewas an angel to all who knew her and they are grateful she is now in a betterplace. They ask for privacy at this difficult time. No further details arebeing provided.”

Jennifer Love Hewitt with her mother Patricia

Often called Jennifer’s biggest fan, Patricia was by herdaughter’s side through her career and even picked up to move from Texas to LosAngeles in the late 1980s for her daughter’s dream. 

We send our thoughts to Jennifer and her family during this difficult time.