On January 22, 2016, Celine Dion and her hildren Rene-Charles Angelil, Eddy Angelil and Nelson Angelil attend the State Funeral Service for her husband Rene Angelil at Notre-Dame Basilica in Montreal, Canada.
Rene Angelil, 73, passed away on January 14, 2016, in the morning, in his home in Las Vegas after a long and courageous battle against cancer.
My family and I are deeply touched by the outpouring of love and support from so many people who have touched our lives during these past few days. We have felt your love for René, and your prayers and compassion have helped us during this most difficult time… more than you´ll ever know. I thank you from the bottom of my heart. I would also like to sincerely thank the Quebec Government for honoring René with National Funerals as well as the many individuals and organizations who came together to hold such a beautiful tribute in his name. We will never forget all of the kindness that you have bestowed upon us.On behalf of our family, with all of our love, Céline, René–Charles, Nelson & Eddy Patrick, Jean–Pierre & Anne-Marie - January 29, 2016