Star singer Celine Dion’s brother Daniel Dion passed away at aged 59, to cancer, two days after her husband of 21 years died. Celine Dion’s Husband – Rene Angelil Passed Away @ 73
Celine’s brother Daniel died in their hometown Montreal in Canada.
Their sister Claudette told the Journal of Montreal how hard their family has been hit by the double tragedy.
“It’s very painful. It’s a matter of days or hours … It looks a lot like Rene, he had cancer of the throat, tongue and brain. Our family is very experienced.”
The Dion family (of which Daniel was the 8th out of 14 children), released a statement saying he will be remembered as “a gentle and reserved man of many talents”.