Published On: Sat, Jan 16th, 2016

Celine Dion’s Brother Dies Two Days After Her Husband

The singer’s 59-year-old brother, Daniel Dion, reportedly died of cancer.

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Just two days after her husband’s death, Celine Dion’s brother, Daniel Dion, died Saturday, the singer’s representative confirmed to BuzzFeed News.

“Battling cancer for a few years, it’s in the uttermost discretion and surrounded by his family that Daniel Dion, 59, died today, January 16, ” read a statement sent to BuzzFeed News.

The statement went on to say that Daniel’s “last days were in the wonderful care of the doctors and presonnel at Maison Adhémar-Dion, a palliative care center in Terrebonne Québec.”

A tribute will be held Jan. 23 at Salon Charles Rajotte in Repentigny, and will be followed by a religious funeral at St. Simon et Jude in Charlemagne, Québec.

Daniel was the eighth child of Thérèse and Adhémar Dion, who had a total of 13 children, according to the statement.

He is survived by his two daughters, Valérie and Marie-Michelle.

The announcement of Daniel’s death comes just two days after Celine Dion’s husband, René Angélil, died of cancer.

The announcement of Angélil’s death was was posted to Dion’s website on Thursday:

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