Bobby Hart – RIP


Bobby Hart, the Matriarch of the John Hart Studios crew, has passed away.

From the obituary:

Bobby Hart (Ida Jane Hatcher) left this world in the wee morning hours of Saturday December 15th, to reunite with her cartoonist husband Johnny Hart, on Heaven’s dance floor.

Bobby is survived by daughters Patti Hart and Perri Hart, grandsons Mason (Maraela Rodriguez) Mastroianni and Mick Mastroianni, the four of whom have been carrying on Johnny’s legacy comic strips, B.C. and Wizard of Id for the past 12 years

From Mason Mastroianni:

My family lost a juggernaut in our lives this week. My grandmother, Bobby (Ida) Hart, passed away peacefully due to ongoing complications from COPD. She was in no pain. She had just turned 86 years old.

For those who know, Queen Ida shows up in BC every year on December 3rd to celebrate her birthday. My grandfather began this tradition many years ago, it’s been an honor to carry it on since his passing in 2007.