Kelly Preston, the actor’s loving wife, died in 2020, and the mother of his kids is clearly missed.
He shared an Instagram video of her on the annual day to demonstrate to his fans how much she is on his mind.
Preston is seen in the footage receiving a package with a large “Mom” written on the front.
“Happy Mother’s Day, Kelly,” he said in the post. We love and miss you! Ben, Ella, and John.”
Fans flocked to the comments area to express their condolences to John and his family.
“Your heart and her heart will always be connected!” one individual exclaimed. “Happy Mother’s Day, Kelly!”
“I don’t know why because I’ve never met either of you,” another said, “but this brings tears to my eyes.”
“This is so beautiful, John,” wrote a third. It’s really kind of you to share with us.”
Preston died at the age of 57 after a two-year struggle with breast cancer.
The announcement startled the world, which had no idea she was fighting for her life.
On that day, July 12, the family’s spokesperson released a statement stating that she had been receiving medical care for some time with the help of her closest family and friends while choosing to keep her fight private. She was a radiant, beautiful, and loving soul who genuinely cared about others and brought life to everything she touched. Her family requests that one respect their desire for privacy at this time.
Throughout her career, Preston performed in a variety of films and television series, including SpaceCamp (1986), Twins (1988), Jerry Maguire (1996), and For Love of the Game (1999).
Gotti, her most recent film, was released in 2018.
Jett, Ella, and Ben were John and Kelly’s kids.
The family was devastated in 2009 when their oldest child, Jett, died at the age of 16.
During a Christmas holiday in the Bahamas, the adolescent had a seizure, which resulted in his death.
Jett suffered from convulsions on occasion, and his death shocked the Travolta family.
John established the Jett Travolta Foundation as a non-profit organization to help kids with special needs.