Christopher de Leon’s mom passes away

Christopher de Leon’s mom passes away

- Veteran Filipina actress Lilia Dizon has passed away on Monday at the age of 92

- She is the mother of prominent celebrities Christopher de Leon and Lara Melissa de Leon

- The sister of the said actor posted an emotional message on social media regarding what happened

- It was also revealed that the remains of Lilia will be cremated today in Taguig City

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Lilia Dizon, a veteran Filipina actress and the mother of Christopher de Leon, has passed away already on June 15.

KAMI learned that the “Asia’s Best Actress” in 1956 died at the age of 92.

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Although there was no confirmation yet about the cause of her death, several reports said that she succumbed to lung cancer complications.

Toni Abad, the sister of Christopher, penned an emotional message on social media about the unfortunate incident.

"The angels are rejoicing! Mom is now worshiping our Lord Jesus Christ not by faith, but by sight. She is now with our father God in heaven. No more pain, no more tears, no more suffering. She left us at exactly 8:20 this morning," she wrote.

"I’m posting this with much sorrow because I will miss her. I love you Mom! Rest in Peace in the hands of our creator," she added.

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The remains of Lilia will be cremated at the Heritage Memorial Park in Taguig City.

In a previous article by , netizens poured in prayers for Christopher after he tested positive for the novel coronavirus disease.

Lilia Dizon was one of the most acclaimed postwar actresses in the country. Her performance in the film “Kandelerong Pilak” received praises and prestigious recognitions in Asia.

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