, the mother of KISS
frontman Paul Stanley
, died on Saturday, September 29. She was 88 years old.
: "My mother found so much pleasure and fulfillment in all the various types of music that she so loved. It was through her that I, too, found that same passion. She lived long enough to see, enjoy and love an extended family that included her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She found numerous ways to contribute to her community and was appreciated and loved by those who knew her. My mom was the matriarch of our family and words cannot express our loss."
Added the other members of KISS
: "From the earliest days of KISS
until recently, Eva
was always seen by fans at New York-area shows.
"We send our deepest sympathies to Paul
and his family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you."