‘M*A*S*H’ star Judy Farrell dead: The iconic cast then and now

" M * A * S * H" star Judy Farrell, best known for her part as nanny suitable on the series, failed at the age of 84 Sunday.

Her son, Michael, verified the news to Fox News Digital.

Loretta Swit, who starred as Major Margaret" Hot Lips" Houlihan on" M * A * S * H," says Farrell was" family."

" Judy was a most beautiful woman — outside and out. We grew up together," she told Fox News Digital." She was family.

This has been a painful loss, but we will always have the beauty of her memory. Rest in peace, nanny suitable."

" M * A * S * H" debuted in 1972 while the United States was still fighting the Vietnam War.

 It participated the dark, uproarious capers within a field sanitarium set during the Korean War.

The CBS sitcom ran for 11 seasons and 256 occurrences before belting up with the television movie homestretch," Goodbye, Farewell and Amen," which drew in over 100 million observers and remained the most- watched TV program in American history for 27 times.