René Angélil,73 who battled with cancer for almost 20 years passed away at their vegas home two days to his 74th birthday.Celine Dion wrote on her official facebook page;
It is with deep sadness that we announce that Rene Angelil,aged 73,diesd this morning at her residence in las Vegas after a long and courageous fight against cancer. The family wishes to live the mourning in privacy.
Other information you will be provided in the next few days -Team Celine-
René leaves behind the couple's fraternal twins Eddy and Nelson, 5, and son René-Charles Jr., 15.
Angélil also has a son Patrick, 47 with his first ex-wife, Denyse Duquette, and a son Jean-Pierre, 41, and daughter Anne-Marie, 38 with second ex wife, Manon Kirouac. May his soul rest in peace.