Cherie Gil dies from Endometrial Cancer— Family reveals

Cherie Gil dies from Endometrial Cancer— Family reveals

After two days of the veteran Filipina actress, Cherie Gil’s death, the family has finally confirmed that she died from endometrial Cancer after battling the ailment since last year in New York.

According to the family, Cherie Gil succumbed to the ailment while under treatment, adding that it was her request to keep her illness from the public.

The son of the talented actress, Raphael Rogoff, expressed his family’s gratitude to those who have extended their condolences and concern for his late mom, as per a statement released on his Instagram page today, August 7, 2022.

“It is with heartfelt sorrow that we announce that Cherie passed away peacefully in her sleep on August 5th, at 4:48 a.m. EST after a brave battle against cancer,” the statement read.

“Cherie was diagnosed with a rare form of endometrial cancer in October of last year after deciding to relocate to New York City to be closer to her children.”

“It was her request that her diagnosis be kept private, and as a family we supported her in this decision,” it added.

It was further disclosed that Gil had her loved ones beside her during her final days, adding that the actress bravely fought the disease with “grace and strength.”

Despite her struggles, the statement indicated that she always managed to exude courage and never lost her trademark sass, wit, and infectious humour, or her larger-than-life personality.

“While we are deeply saddened by our loss and still mourning her passing, we are incredibly moved by the outpouring of love and support for her and our family; evidence of just how many lives Cherie touched,” it added.

The family then asked for the actress’ fans to share their memories of her through photos, videos and messages, which they would view in private “in the spirit of her original wishes.”

“In the end, there are no words — only love. Cherie lived with all her heart,” the statement said.

Cherie Gil’s demise was first revealed to the public by talent manager Annabelle Rama, who opted not to state the cause of death and only asked for prayers.

Tributes were then poured out by fellow celebrities including Sharon Cuneta, Vilma Santos, Zsa Zsa Padilla and Gil’s nephew Sid Lucero.


Joyceline Natally Cudjoe

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