She ran a candy shop in the Bronx until she fell sick with an unnamed illness. She passed away when Morrie was eight, and Morrie was tasked with reading the telegram to his father. He was forbidden from talking about her to David, as Charlie wished for David to believe that Eva was his biological mother. Because of this, Morrie never fully recovered from her death.
The timeline below shows where the character Morrie's Mother appears in Tuesdays with Morrie. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
The Audiovisual, Part Two
The Fifth Tuesday: We Talk About Family