Celine Dion Mourns the Death of Her Mother, Thérèse Tanguay Dion
She passed away today at 92.
Condolences are in order for Celine Dion. Her mother, Thérèse Tanguay Dion passed away today. She was 92. Dion let her fans know via Instagram, where she offered a heartfelt message along a sweet snapshot of her and her mother together with Celine's 13 siblings.
"Maman, we love you so much," Dion wrote in both English and French. "We dedicate tonight's show to you and I'll sing to you with all my heart. Love, Céline xx."
Dion's team confirmed the news, saying that Thérèse, who was known in Canada as "Maman Dion," had been battling serious health problems for several months. Entertainment Tonight reports that she was surrounded by friends and family.
"It is with deep sadness that Feeling Productions announces the death of Mrs. Thérèse Tanguay Dion," a statement from Dion's management reads. "Mrs. Dion died peacefully at home last night, surrounded by her family. The family and loved ones thank you in advance for respecting their privacy during these difficult times. Details related to the funeral will be communicated later."
Celine, who is currently performing on her Courage World Tour, told fans that she would not be postponing her scheduled shows tonight and tomorrow in Miami, Florida.