Actor Patrick Swayze's mother Patsy Swayze has passed away at the age of 86, according to a U.S. report.

The Ghost star's mum suffered a massive stroke at her home in Simi Valley, California and died on Monday (16Sep13) - just days after the fourth anniversary of her son's death, according to the National Enquirer.

Swayze passed away on 14 September, 2009, after losing his battle with pancreatic cancer.