Noelia Marte, Wife Of Diamondbacks’ Outfielder Starling Marte, Dies Of Heart Attack
The wife of Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder, Starling Marte, has died of a heart attack. Noelia Marte was awaiting surgery for a broken ankle, when she suffered a heart attack in the hospital.
Last night, Marte shared a post on both his Twitter and Instagram accounts announcing the passing of his wife in both Spanish and English. “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.”
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
Marte was traded to the Diamondbacks from the Pittsburgh Pirates during the offseason and both teams in a statement shared their condolences for the 31-year old and his family.
Diamondbacks: “We are deeply saddened to learn of the tragic passing of Noelia Marte. Starling and his family are part of the D-backs’ family and we will do all we can to support him and their children during this incredibly difficult time.”
Pirates: “The entire Pirates family extend our deepest condolences to Starling Marte and family during this terrible time.”
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