KC Concepcion mourns death of paternal grandmother: ‘Thank you for keeping me close to the family’
KC Concepcion paid tribute to her paternal grandmother Lourdes after she passed away yesterday, Aug. 9.
The actress-host announced her family’s loss on her Instagram page on the same day alongside a photo of her, her dad Gabby and her late grandmother.
“Thank you for always reminding us of our family tree and for always keeping me close to the family, mommyla,” KC said. “Love you and will remember you and daddylo forever.”
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My last living biological grandparent passed this morning. Thank you for always reminding us of our family tree and for always keeping me close to the family, mommyla. Love you and will remember you and daddylo forever. 🕊 #Arellano
KC also included hashtags referring to the Filipino architect and painter Juan Arellano. Her father Gabby explained back in 2014 that they were related to the artist. He stated that Arellano was the grandfather of his now-late mother Lourdes.
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How we are related to Juan Arellano ( painter) Tree: Juan Arellano father of Oscar Arellano father of Ma.Lourdes A. Concepcion mother of Gabriel Arellano Concepcion father of Kristina Cassandra Cuneta Concepcion @xtina_ontherocks #painter #art #artist #gabbyconcepcion
Following KC’s post, fellow celebrities such as Judy Ann Santos, Angeline Quinto and Jhong Hilario extended their condolences.
The actress-host’s maternal grandmother Elaine Gamboa Cuneta passed away back in November 2014 due to internal bleeding and complications from abdominal surgery. She was the mother of Sharon Cuneta. NVG
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