Friday, January 15, 2016

Celine Dion's Husband Rene-Charles Angelil Dies

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Rene-Charles Angelil, the husband of award-winning singer Celine Dion, died on Thursday 14th January 2016 at his home in Henderson, Las Vegas after a long and protracted battle with throat cancer.  He was 73 and fought a courageous battle with Celine by his side.  The announcenent was nade on Rene's Facebook page.  It said: 

"It is with deep sadness that we announce that Rene Angelil, aged 73, died this morning at her residence in Las Vegas after a long and courageous fight against cancer," said Team Celine.

"The family wishes to live the mourning in privacy. Other information you will be provided in the next few days."

Rene-Charles Anglil was diagnosed with throat cancer in 1999. The couple have sons Rene-Charles, 14, and twins Nelson and Eddy, 5.  Rene-Charles also has 3 children from a previous relationship.

Rene also confiirmed her sad news in a tweet:

The couple celebrated their 21st wedding anniversary in December 2015 and Rene Shared a picture from their big day.  May his soul rest in peace.

Rene-Charles and Celine on their wedding day in 1994


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