Céline Dion took to social media recently to pay tribute to her late mother, Thérèse Tanguay-Dion, on her special day. Popularly known as Maman Dion, Thérèse was a Canadian television personality.
In her Instagram post on March 19, Céline expressed how much she has missed her doting mother, particularly on her birthday.
"I know that you are with papa watching over us," she wrote alongside a photo of Thérèse. "We miss you so much and we love you deeply."
Celine Dion is seen on March 08, 2020 in New York City. | Photo: Getty Images
As reported by USA Today, Thérèse passed away in January 2020, subsequent to being sick for quite a while. She was 92.
The management of Céline confirmed her death. A statement provided by spokesperson Chantal Tessier reads:
"It is with deep sadness that Feeling Productions announces the death of Mrs. Thérèse Tanguay Dion."
The statement added that Thérèse died peacefully at home, surrounded by her family. During a moving tribute, Céline said that she received a call from the nurses that her mother's time was coming soon.
The "My Heart Will Go On" singer immediately joined her siblings in Montreal to went through the night at the bedside of her mother.
Céline rescheduled the Pittsburgh stop on her Courage World Tour due to cold.
Thérèse died precisely four years after Céline lost her brother Daniel to cancer on January 17, 2016. He was 59.
Her husband, René Angélil, passed away from cancer at age 73 three days before Daniel on January 14, 2016.
During the fourth anniversary of her husband's passing, Céline said in a heartfelt Instagram post that there's not a day that passes by without her pondering René's lovely grin.
The award-winning singer additionally said that she missed him so much. The couple share 9-year-old twin sons Eddy and Nelson.
Meanwhile, Céline rescheduled the Pittsburgh stop on her Courage World Tour due to cold. Her team, however, has explained that the vocalist doesn't have the coronavirus, as reported by CBS Pittsburgh.
Several artists have adjusted their own schedules as well, including Mariah Carey, Miley Cyrus, Avril Lavigne, Madonna, and BTS. Music festivals such as Coachella, Stagecoach, and SXSW, have likewise been postponed.
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