- President Rodrigo Duterte visited the wake of late actress Susan Roces
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- Roces’ adopted daughter, Senator Grace Poe, uploaded photos of Duterte’s special visit
- The pictures show Duterte, who was accompanied by Senator Bong Go, interacting with Poe
- Senator Poe appreciated that the President took some time to honor her late mom and comfort her family
President Rodrigo Duterte paid tribute to late actress Susan Roces by attending her wake.
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KAMI learned that Roces’ adopted daughter, Senator Grace Poe, uploaded photos of Duterte’s special visit.
The heartwarming photos show Duterte, who was accompanied by Senator Bong Go, interacting with Poe.
According to Poe, she appreciated that the President took some time to honor her late mom and comfort her family despite his busy schedule.
Roces passed away on May 20 at the age of 80 due to cardiac arrest.
“Pinahahalagahan ng aming pamilya ang kabutihang loob na magbigay-pugay sa aking ina ang Pangulo ng ating bansa. Maraming salamat, PRRD,” Sen. Poe wrote.
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Susan Roces was a Filipina actress who became one of the most acclaimed and most successful celebrities in the Philippines. 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. Susan passed away on May 20 at the age of 80 due to cardiac arrest.
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.