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Charlene Gonzalez pays tribute to stepfather Pepito Vera-Perez

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/ 12:47 PM June 02, 2018

Image: Instagram/@itsmecharleneg

Beauty queen Charlene Gonzalez paid tribute to her stepfather, Pepito Vera-Perez, on Friday.

The 1994 Binibining Pilipinas Universe turned actress fondly remembered her stepfather on Instagram. Vera-Perez, who is a member of the family that founded Sampaguita Pictures, died on May 23 at age 74.

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Calling Vera-Perez “Uncle Pete,” Gonzalez said that he was more than a stepfather to her. She said: “He was the father figure in my life and a great inspiration.”

“I will always be truly grateful to the Vera Perez family..,” she expressed. “One of the families I knew growing up & continues to have a great influence in my life.”

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She also thanked him for helping her mom, Elvira Gonzalez, guide her, loving her and her brother Richard Bonnin through the years.

Gonzalez also recalled the time Vera-Perez suffered a stroke eight years ago. “It still hurts today, to physically lose him forever in our lives,” she said.

“Thank you for being a father to me & my brother!” she expressed her gratitude. “You will forever be in our hearts.. We love you very very very much!”

Vera-Perez’s remains lie at the Arlington Memorial Chapel in Quezon City. He is set to be cremated today, the Philippine Entertainment Portal reported.  /ra

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