Annapolis Resident Jeannette Belichick, Mother of Local Sports Icon Bill Belichick, Dies at 98

Jeannette Munn-Belichick, a longtime Annapolis resident and mother of local sports icon Bill Belichick, has died, a rep for the New England Patriots confirmed in an email to Report Annapolis.  

Mrs. Belichick, 98, reportedly died of natural causes on Monday. New England Patriots Head Coach and Annapolis High Alum, Bill Belichick was the only child born to Mrs. Belichick and her late-husband Steve.  The Belichicks moved to Annapolis in 1956.

Steve Belichick died in 2005 at 86 years old.  

Coach Belichick has yet to publicly comment on the death of his mother.  

According to an online obituary, the family will hold a private graveside service at the United States Naval Academy Cemetery where Mrs. Belichick will be laid to rest next to her husband.  

Donations in memory of Jeannette Belichick may be made to the Animal Rescue Foundation ( and The Naval Academy Foundation (