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MONTREAL (Web Desk) – Just two days after Celine Dion’s husband passed away, his brother Daniel has died aged 59 after losing his battle with cancer.

Daniel Dion died just a day after his family revealed that they believed he had just hours to live.

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Celine’s husband René Angélil died from throat cancer at the age of 73.

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Daniel had been suffering from throat, brain and tongue cancer. He was in hospital in Celine’s native Montreal and surrounded by his family, including 88-year-old mother Therese.

His funeral will take place at St-Simon-et-Jude de Charlemagne Church in Repentigny, Quebec, CBC reported.

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René was 73 when he passed away on Thursday, just two days before his 74th birthday and one month after the couple’s 21st wedding anniversary.