Sir Elton John announced on Monday his mother, Sheila Farebrother, died, saying he was "in shock" over her death after seeing her a week ago. "I only saw her last Monday and I am in shock", John wrote.
Elton John's mum, Sheila Farebrother, has passed away.
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He added: "Thank you for everything".
On this year's Mother's Day in the United States, Sir Elton surprised many when he posted a picture of him with his mother, taken in July 2002.
Share this article: Elton John with his mother Sheila Farebrother. "So happy we are back in touch", he captioned a May 14 snap. "Love, Elton (sic)" Elton and Sheila had patched up their relationship in May after nearly nine years of not speaking to each other.
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The iconic performer fell out with his 92-year-old mother in 2008 after a disagreement over her maintaining friendships with his former staff members. Her cause of death has not been shared at this time.
"Bob is like a son to me".
Another fan soothed: "Aw I'm so sorry for your loss".
British musician Elton John performs on stage in Vienna, Austria on November 24, 2016. "It was [manager] Stuart who mischievously sent her a video".
Recently, Sir Elton cancelled a series of forthcoming performances as he recovers from a serious illness that a spokesman described as "potentially deadly".