Susan Roces & Grace Poe hold simple commemoration of FPJ’s birthday

Susan Roces & Grace Poe hold simple commemoration of FPJ’s birthday

- Actress Susan Roces and Sen. Grace Poe commemorated the 79th birth anniversary of FPJ

- The two important women in the life of “Da King” decided to have a simple celebration

- They thanked the supporters and also Coco martin for continuing the legacy of FPJ

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Veteran actress Susan Roces and her daughter, Senator Grace Poe, decided to commemorate the late Fernando Poe Jr.’s 79th birth anniversary as simple as possible.

KAMI learned that the two influential women, together with other friends, just prepared a simple mass at the Manila North Cemetery in honor of “Da King.”

Joined by other supporters, Susan and Senator Grace also offered flowers and prayers to the King of Philippine movies.

“Mahalaga para sa amin, sa aming pamilya itong araw ng pagsilang ni Fernando Poe Jr. He will be 79 this year,” Susan said in an interview.

“Maraming salamat sa pagmamahal ninyo at kahit wala na si Ronnie [FPJ] e patuloy niyo siyang naaalala,” she added.

Meanwhile, the Patayin Sa Sindak Si Barbara star thanked Coco Martin and the top-rating teleserye Ang Probinsyano for continuing the legacy that her husband started.

“Salamat din sa pagtanglilik niyo sa 'Ang Probinsyano' na ginawa pa ng kanyang ama, na ginawa niya ang ikalawang version at ngayon ay patuloy na sinusubaybayan sa telerserye,” Susan expressed.

Her daughter and current Philippine Senator Grace also commended the show for helping others through providing jobs for people in the showbiz industry.

“Kasi importante na kapag gumawa ka ng pelikula o ng isang television show, unang una may kabuluhan, may kinalaman sa lipunan at mabigyang ng tamang kaugalian ang bawat Pilipino at higit sa lahat, mabigyang ng trabaho ang mga tao sa industriya,” the Senator said.

In a previous report by , a digitally-restored version of Susan and FPJ wedding way back 1968 stunned a lot of netizens.

Susan is a Filipina actress who became a main cast of John en Shirley until 2007. She married “Da King” on December 25, 1968 and adopted a daughter who is now Senator Grace.

In 2004, FPJ died at the age of 65 after suffering from a stroke and later on described by doctors as multiple organ failure.

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