Cavaliers legend Zydrunas Ilgauskas’ wife Jennifer died at 50

Jennifer Ilgauskas, the wife of Cleveland Cavaliers legend Zydrunas Ilgauskas, died on Sept. 11 at the age of 50.

A explanation for loss of life was not listed in her obituary, which was printed by McGreevey Funeral Homes.

Jennifer labored in medical care in Northeast Ohio, the place she was the proprietor of Rebound Physical Therapy, North Olmsted Urgent Care, Lakewood Urgent Care, and medical billing firm Darbo, in line with her obituary, which highlighted her charitable efforts.

Jennifer Ilgauskas, the wife of Cleveland Cavaliers legend Zydrunas Ilgauskas.
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Jennifer Ilgauskas, the wife of Cleveland Cavaliers legend Zydrunas Ilgauskas.
Cleveland Cavaliers legend Zydrunas Ilgauskas and his wife Jennifer Ilgauskas.
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(L-R) Dwyane Wade, Gabrielle Union, Juwan Howard, Janine Howard, Zydrunas Ilgauskas, Jennifer Ilgauskas, Chris Bosh and Adrienne Bosh attend
(LR) Dwyane Wade, Gabrielle Union, Juwan Howard, (*50*) Howard, Zydrunas Ilgauskas, Jennifer Ilgauskas, Chris Bosh and Adrienne Bosh attend “Unlock” Art of Basketball Event throughout Graffiti Gone Global on December 3, 2011 in Miami, Florida.
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“Many people had been touched by her acts of kindness, however few knew the far reaching extent of her charitable work. She was an exquisite, giving and intimate good friend to so many,” Jennifer’s obituary states.

Ilgauskas — whose no. 11 jersey was retired by the Cavaliers in 2014 and hangs within the rafters of Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse — and his wife married in 2004.

The couple shares two sons, Deividas and Povilas, whom they adopted from Ilgauskas’ hometown in Lithuania in 2009, in line with Cleveland Scene.

Cavaliers legend Zydrunas Ilgauskas with his wife Jennifer and their sons at his jersey retirement ceremony during halftime of Cleveland's game against the New York Knicks at The Quicken Loans Arena on March 8, 2014, in Cleveland, Ohio.
Cavaliers legend Zydrunas Ilgauskas together with his wife Jennifer and their sons at his jersey retirement ceremony throughout halftime of Cleveland’s sport towards the New York Knicks at The Quicken Loans Arena on March 8, 2014, in Cleveland, Ohio.
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Zydrunas Ilgauskas of the Cleveland Cavaliers puts up a shot over Channing Frye of the Phoenix Suns during an NBA game at US Airways Center on December 21, 2009, in Phoenix, Arizona.
Zydrunas Ilgauskas of the Cleveland Cavaliers places up a shot over Channing Frye of the Phoenix Suns throughout an NBA sport at US Airways Center on December 21, 2009, in Phoenix, Arizona.
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llgauskas was chosen by the Cavaliers with the twentieth total decide within the 1996 NBA Draft. He went on to play 12 seasons with Cleveland.

The former All-Star middle signed with the Heat for the 2010-11 season, becoming a member of Chris Bosh, Dwyane Wade and LeBron James, earlier than he introduced his retirement in September 2011.

A funeral mass for Jennifer might be open to the general public at St. James Church in Lakewood on Saturday.

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