Meet Carole Snuka
The lovely 66-year-old Carole Snuka is the wife of WWE Hall of Famer Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka. Carole and Snuka have been married since 2004. She told media outlets her hubby is battling stomach cancer
But not all is bad, according to TMZ her 72-year-old husband underwent surgery and all the cancer was removed.
Carole said of Snuka’s recovery, “He still has a long road ahead of him, and the doctor says he’s an amazingly strong man. We all know how strong Jimmy is, and Jimmy can take a beating.”
However on December 2, 2016, Carole said her husband’s health has worsen to the point where he is in hospice care and is receiving morphine and other drugs to make him ‘medically comfortable.'”
“Doctors have stated if his health continues to worsen, he may die within the next six months. Carole has also stated that her husband “wants to get in the car to go wrestle” and will attempt to get out any door or window that’s nearby.”
His attorney added that Snuka has psychosis and hallucinations, the result of a number of infections.
Carole Jennings Snuka met her hubby in 1993 at the now-defunct Mulberry Street Bistro on the Black Horse Pike in Runnemede. She is actually his third wife and acts as his caretaker, confidant and manager.
Jimmy Snuka is one of the biggest wrestling icons of the 1970s and 1980s, he had two full-time stints in the WWE. Known for his high-flying acrobatics.
Snuka’s most famous moment in the ring was a leap from the top of a 15-foot cage during a 1983 match against Don Muraco.
According to Carole herself, even though people might think he’s intimidating or scary, “He’s actually nothing like you’d think. He’s the most giving person you’d ever want to meet, most patient, gentle, loves everybody. He doesn’t fly off the handle.”
Her husband was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 1996.After his retirement, he continued working in the wrestling business in semi-retirement for almost his entire life. He made occasional appearances on WWE television and the independent circuit.
He is the father of two other WWE stars, Jimmy Reiher Jr. aka “Sim Snuka” or Deuce and daughter Sarona Reiher or “Tamina Snuka.”
According to her Facebook page, she attended Triton High School and belongs to the class of 1967. Caroe grew up in Runnemede, Ne Jersey and has 6 sisters and 4 brothers. In addition she is also the mother of three children and grandmother of 9.
On Instagram she says her “hobbies include seamstress, jewelry making and dabble in painting and drawing. Just a frustrated artist.”