Robbins230NO2.jpgTim Robbins has now lost both his mother and father within two weeks of each other.

The actor's mother, Mary, passed away Sunday at age 78, a mere 12 days after Robbins' father, Gil, died at 80.

Mary and Gil both died at their home in Esteban Cantu, Mexico; Mary of a heart arrhythmia and Gil of prostate cancer. Both professional musicians, they had been married for 59 years.

The Associated Press quotes Robbins as saying his mother "had a calm and cheerful demeanor, a sharp wit, a gentle spirit and a generous and loving heart." The Los Angeles Times reported that Robbins said his father "was very charming, open and funny. He had a real strong moral center; he spoke up for what he believed in."