Legendary actor, Eddie Mekka, known for his role as Carmine "The Big Ragu" on "Laverne & Shirley" has passed away at age 69 in Newhall, CA.
His team made a statement on Mekka's death that read:
"It is with deep regret that we share with you the passing of our beloved Eddie Mekka,"
"Eddie passed away peacefully in his Newhall, California home on Saturday, November 27, 2021. He was 69 years old. At this time, we do ask that all media inquiries be withheld during his family's time of grief and mourning. We welcome you to share your memories of Eddie and your condolences to his family on this fan page. Rest In Peace Eddie."
Michael McKean took to Twitter to share some words about Mekka's passing: