Celine Dion News 2016: Singer's Brother Dies Of Cancer Just Days After Her Husband Passes [VIDEO]

Close

It's been a tragic week for Celine Dion.

Update On Celine Dion & Her Husband's Cancer Battle

Just a couple days after her husband, Rene Angeli, died of cancer, her brother Daniel Dion also died of cancer. He was 59.

According to Saturday's report from People, this news comes less than one day after the publication found out he was dying of throat and tongue cancer.

Celine Dion Cancels Tour To Help Her Husband With His Illness

"They're close, she's close with all her siblings," a source told the site. "It's hard."

At the time, the singer was working out funeral arrangements for her husband before returning to Las Vegas to perform.

"Celine is still in Vegas with her kids making plans for [her husband's] funeral," the source said. "It's a typical grieving process. There's moments of shed tears, moments of memories and laughter."

The site also posted details from Daniel's obituary where people can find out how to support his family during this difficult time.

"His last days were in the wonderful care of the doctors and personnel at Maison Adhemar-Dion, a palliative care center in Terrebone Quebec. For those wishing to send flowers, a donation to that organization would be very much appreciated. Taking in consideration the reserved character of their deceased brother, the family wishes respect and discretion from the media."

The obituary also mentioned the funeral will take place at St-Simon-et-Jude in Charlemagne Quebec, a few days after his tribute on Saturday, January 23.

See Now: Famous Actors Who Turned Down Iconic Movie Roles

© 2020 ENSTARS, All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without permission.
SEE COMMENT
Real Time Analytics