Beteranong komedyante na si Don Pepot, pumanaw na sa edad na 88

Beteranong komedyante na si Don Pepot, pumanaw na sa edad na 88

- Don Pepot, the veteran comedian who has graced the movie and TV screens for many years, has passed away

- The news of his demise was confirmed by his daughter, Michelle Fajardo, to Super Radyo DZBB

- According to her daughter, he died due to pneumonia as a complication of COVID-19

- Don Pepot rose to fame in the 80s, and he was one of the mainstays of John and Marsha

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Ernesto Fajardo, more popularly known as Don Pepot, a veteran comedian, has died on Tuesday evening, Jan. 18, at the age of 88.

Beteranong komedyante na si Don Pepot, pumanaw na sa edad na 88
Photo: Don Pepot Fajardo
Source: Facebook

His daughter, Michelle Fajardo, confirmed the sad news to Super Radyo DZBB. He died at the Veteran Memorial Hospital.

According to GMA News' report, the veteran comedian died of severe pneumonia, a complication of COVID-19.

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Among the most notable roles of Don Pepot was in "John and Marsha," as well as the one in "Si Agimat, Si Enteng Kabisote at Si Ako."

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In a Facebook post, his son, Michael Fajardo gave tribute to their beloved father and also the details on the important dates.

"Our beloved Ernesto "Don Pepot" Fajardo passed away yesterday at 8:32pm due to acute respiratory failure; covid confirmed critical. His wake will be at Solennelle Funeral Homes at Valenzuela, along Maysan Road.
January 20, 2022 - Day 1: Family members only
January 21, 2022 - Day 2: Relatives & Friends
January 22, 2022 - Day 3: Open to the Public
Eternal rest grant unto him O'Lord. May his soul rest in peace. We love you, papang!"

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Death is an inevitable thing. There are, however, deaths that come as a shock, or surrounded by really sad circumstances.

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In another story, a popular young Filipino artist, died last year. Bree Jonson was found dead in a resort in La Union. The exact cause of death of Bree was not initially determined. She was with her boyfriend Julian Ongpin when the incident happened.


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