First wife of singer Frank Sinatra, Nancy nee Barbato has died at the age of 101. Married to the singer in 1939, five years after the two had met; their marriage ended in 1949 when Frank had an affair with actress Ava Gardner. All three of Frank's children were from his marriage to Nancy.

Frank was married a total of four times. Nancy, Ava Gardner, Mia Farrow & Barbara Marx. Nancy, who remained on excellent terms with her former husband, never remarried.