News that “The Young and the Restless’” Jeanne Cooper (Katherine Chancellor) passed away this morning has rocked the entertainment community, and the beloved actress’ colleagues have responded with an outpour of memories, loving words and final farewells via Twitter. Soap Opera Network has rounded up all of the sentiments written so far, which include kind words from her “Y&R” co-stars and beyond.
I am deeply saddened by Jeanne’s passing! She had struggled enormously to the very end! She loved her fans, & we all loved working with her!
Just heard abt Jeanne cooper-my heart goes out to her family-she was an amazing lady-a true class act-I learned so much from her
— heather tom (@BBheathertom) May 8, 2013
Heaven just gained one feisty angel. RIP the beautiful Jeanne Cooper.
A very sad day for all of us.You will be deeply missed Jeanne Cooper.#YR
This is truly a sad day for daytime. Rest in peace beautiful Jeanne Cooper. Sending love and prayers to her loved ones. #YR
Daytime has lost a legend.Our thoughts are with Jeanne Cooper’s family.Love and sympathy from everyone at GH.
We’re sad to hear that the soap world has lost a true legend today. Our hearts go out to the family of Jeanne Cooper.
Jeanne Cooper, your inspiration and generosity of positive spirit will live on in our hearts always. Thank you, my… fb.me/UmtrftO2
Jeanne Cooper – A genuine person, gifted performer, good friend to all. A true legend. My thoughts & love are with her family. – Brad Bell
— BoldInsider (@boldinsider) May 8, 2013
Sad sad day. RIP Jeanne Cooper. Love and prayers to your family. Hugs to all Y&R fans xo
— Greg Vaughan (@greg_vaughan) April 14, 2013
so sad to just find out about the passing of Jeanne Cooperyou are in heaven now whole and healthy bless you… fb.me/H4x7UInd
Daytime is the lessor today from the loss of Jeanne Cooper.I sure will miss her.
— tristanrogers (@tristanrogers) May 8, 2013
Sending my prayers to Jeanne Cooper’s family and loved ones today.She was a class act & a truly great lady…
Dearest Jeanne Cooper has passed away. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family. Sleep with the angels.
Today we learned of the passing of our beloved Jeanne Cooper. Rest in peace my friend. Thank you for many many years of love and friendship.
Heaven called the Queen of Daytime, Jeanne Cooper, the angels will dance in delight. I will miss my girl…
The Soap world has lost a true legend. Our hearts are heavy. Jeanne Cooper, you will be missed!
Good night #JeanneCooper. You will be missed. xoxox
We are very sad to hear of Jeanne Cooper’s passing this morning. Our thoughts are with her family and friends. twitter.com/SOAPnet/status…
— SOAPnet (@SOAPnet) May 8, 2013
So sorry to hear about Jeanne Cooper. She was an amazing person, mother, and actress! She is an inspiration to all! Love u Jeanne! Miss u!
The Academy and Daytime Community is mourning the loss of a legend today… Emmy winning Jeanne Cooper, who for… fb.me/2XG0lBeZO
— Daytime Emmy Awards (@DaytimeEmmys) May 8, 2013
RIP Jeanne Cooper – a daytime LEGEND! And one of the most fun broads you could ever hope to meet!
Jeanne Cooper, whose role on “The Young and the Restless” spanned almost four decades, has died at 84: apne.ws/12gHm6C -SS
— The Associated Press (@AP) May 8, 2013
She lived a long life. She kicked her fair share of asses. The world just got a little less feisty today. You’ll be missed, Jeanne Cooper.
— 1.21 gigawatts (@michaelmuhney) May 8, 2013
These hallowed halls will never be the same 🙁
Thank you, Jeanne.
#theTALK TY for the beautiful tribute to Ms. Jeanne Cooper today. I’m often moved by the connection between women-but most especially today.
— robin strasser (@robinstrasser) May 8, 2013
— michelle stafford (@TheRealStafford) May 8, 2013