Betsey Palmer (Mrs. Palmer, mother of Jason Voorhees) in both Friday the 13th (1980), Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981)) passed away on Friday May 29, 2015 at the age of 88. Her manager, Brad Lemack, said that Betsy Palmer was in hospice care center in Connecticut. Lemack released to the Associated Press that her passing was due to natural causes. Betsy Palmer started her movie career back in 1951 with TV series Martinsville, U.S.A. Before appearing in the Friday the 13th films, she appeared on stage, television and many more films. It is reported that Palmer only accepted the role as Mrs. Voorhees, mother to Jason Voorhees, so she could pay off for a car she wanted but unknowingly, that would be one of her most defining roles of her career. RIP Betsy Palmer...
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