Celebrity / 17-01-2020

Celine Dion's TV star mum 'Maman Dion' dies surrounded by her family

Therese was a star in her own right as she was the host of a cooking show for Canadian-French language channel TVA

Celine Dion's TV star mum 'Maman Dion' dies surrounded by her family

Celine Dion's TV star mum Therese Dion has died.

The Canadian television personality died aged 92 at her home while she was in the company of her close family late on Thursday, according to reports.

It's said she had been struggling with illness in recent months including memory loss, loss of vision and hearing impairment, according to TMZ .

Therese was a star in her own right as she was the host of a cooking show for Canadian-French language channel TVA.

Also she was fondly nicknamed and known as Maman Dion.

Celine Dion's TV star mum 'Maman Dion' (pictured left, daughter Celine pictured right) dies surrounded by her family

Maman Dion was the mother of 14 children including singer Celine.

Always a supporter of her daughter's singing career, she penned her youngest child's first ever song It Was Only A Dream which launched her into the limelight.

Celine has yet to break her silence to pay tribute to her late mum on her public social media.

Therese's death comes two days after the fourth anniversary of the death of Celine's husband Rene Angelil.

The Canadian television personality died aged 92 at her home while she was in the company of her close family late on Thursday, according to reports

My Heart Will Go On hitmaker has been scheduled to perform in Miami on Friday and Saturday.

It is not known whether she will go ahead with the performances.

She has been putting on a performance for her Courage World Tour.

Maman Dion was the mother of 14 children including singer Celine

The Mirror has approached Celine Dion's representative for further comment.

Celine's one of Therese's 14 children she raised with her husband Adhémar.

Therese was married to her husband Adhémar from 1945 until his death in 2003.

As well as her glitzy showbiz career, she founded the Maman Dion Foundation in 2006 which helped provide support to underprivileged children in Quebec.



17-01-2020 13:15, source: irishmirror, by James Foster
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