- Susan Roces has passed away at the age of 80 on Friday evening, May 20
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- ABS-CBN then released on its social media pages and website a statement about the sad news
- It says that the “ABS-CBN family and the entire cast and crew of 'FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano' led by Coco Martin deeply mourn the passing” of the legendary actress
- It likewise sent sincere condolences to Sen. Grace Poe and her family
ABS-CBN has recently released a statement about Susan Roces’ demise.
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In the said statement released on its social media pages and website, the network expressed grief over the saddening news.
“The ABS-CBN family and the entire cast and crew of “FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano” led by Coco Martin deeply mourn the passing of legendary actress Ms. Susan Roces.”
Yassi Pressman, nag-post ng throwback video ni Susan Roces na nakikipagkulitan sa ‘Ang Probinsyano’ casts
It likewise sent sincere condolences to the bereaved family members of the veteran actress.
“We extend our deepest sympathies to Sen. Grace Poe and her family.”
“For many years, she has instilled the values of love, faith, and hope with her loving portrayal of Lola Flora in ‘FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano.’"
“Tita Susan was an exemplary icon, who was a source of inspiration and strength as she served the Filipino people.”
ABS-CBN also vowed to "continue to honor her legacy as the Queen of Philippine Movies and as one of the beloved pillars of the entertainment industry."
"Hindi ka namin malilimutan, Tita Susan. Maraming salamat at paalam, aming mahal na Kapamilya," it added.
Susan was a Filipina actress who became the 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 was later on described by doctors as multiple organ failure.
In a previous report by KAMI, 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.
Earlier, Sen. Grace Poe visited the grave of Fernando Poe Jr. for his 16th death anniversary. She posted a photo of her lighting candles in front of his father’s tomb. The commemoration was different from the previous years due to the pandemic. The senator expressed that even if Da King’s loved ones could not gather, he remains in the heart of and memory of everyone.