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Céline Dion Mourns Husband René Angélil At Public Memorial Service

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Jan. 22 2016, Published 1:25 p.m. ET

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Celine Dion Husband Funeral Rene Angelil
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Céline Dion had tears in her eyes throughout the memorial service for her late husband René Angélil, who died after a battle with cancer on Jan. 14.

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Celine Dion Husband Funeral Rene Angelil
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The wake was held at the Notre-Dame Basilica in Montreal, Canada on Jan. 21.

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Dion, 47, was escorted by her 14-year-old son, René-Charles, as fans gathered to pay their respects.

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Céline’s husband’s death came after a battle with throat cancer for more than 15 years.

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"The support we've received has been such a blessing," she told People at the wake.

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Angélil was Dion’s manager and mentor and they have three children together–René-Charles, 14, and 5-year-old twins Nelson and Eddy. René is also survived by children from a previous relationship, Anne-Marie, Patrick and Jean-Pierre.

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