Jan 16, 2016
By Bob Sheppard
Two days after the death of her husband, Celine Dion’s brother has died.
Daniel Dion was 59 and had been suffering from brain cancer. The family knew he had little time left to live, and he passed away Saturday morning in a pallliative care residence outside Montreal. Daniel was the father of two, and was the eighth of the Dion Family’s fourteen children.
Celine Dion’s husband, Rene Angelil died Thursday at the couple’s Las Vegas home after a battle with throat cancer. He was 73.
A funeral service will be held Friday at Montreal’s Notre Dame Basilica, the church where Dion and Angelil were married 21 years ago.
A celebration of Angelil’s life will be held February 3rd at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.