~~January 26, 2016~~
René Angélil’s Funeral
BY JEFF NELSON
Céline Dion’s Former Flower Girl and Ring Bearer Led Processional at René Angélil’s Funeral, Poignantly Evoking Their Wedding
Céline Dion is coping with the loss of her beloved husband René Angélil, followed by the death of her brother just two days later.
While planning his own funeral to ease wife Céline Dion’s burden, René Angélil decided to evoke their grand 1994 wedding in more ways than one.
In addition to holding the funeral at Montreal’s Notre-Dame Basilica – the same place where they said “I Do” 21 years ago – both events began the same way:
with Dion’s niece and nephew leading the way down the aisle.
At the wedding, Jimmy – the son of Dion’s brother Jacques – was the ring bearer, and his cousin Audrey – the daughter of Dion’s sister Ghislaine – was the flower girl. So…
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