Rico J. Puno Dies, Pinoy Celebrities Express Grief

Several Pinoy celebrities express grief over the death of Rico J. Puno

Veteran singer Rico J. Puno dies at the age of 65 and several Pinoy celebrities expressed their grief on social media.

He passed away due to cardiac arrest but prior to this, his health already underwent low points.

Rico J. Puno
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Rico had open heart surgery in 2015 and in 2017 he got a new pacemaker.

The OPM Legend was supposed to do a concert for his 40th anniversary but sadly that will not happen.

His sudden death caused emotional outburst among his fellow celebrities in the Philippine entertainment industry.

Rico J. Puno
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Through the social media, these celebrities paid tribute to Rico J. Puno.

On Twitter, singers Lea Salonga, Zsa Zsa Padilla, Leah Navarro and Jessa Zaragoza wrote their emotional message to the veteran singer.

Ogie Alcasid wrote that Rico is the reason why he wanted to be a singer.


Mr. Pure Energy Gary said that he is still shock of Rico’s death.


Concert King Martin Nievera wrote a message with a touch of jest as he said, “we will miss you! Now that you are in heaven, behave!”


Martin’s son Wish 107.5 DJ Robin Nievera, also reminisced the memory of Rico J. Puno.


Entertainment columnist Dolly Ann Carvajal  shared this: “He is Lola Lala’s favorite that’s why my mom always invited him to be our special guest.”

Jenine Desiderio thanked the OPM Legend for his contribution in the music industry in the Philippines.

This is also the thought of Jhong Hilario’s post.


Bailey May said that Rico is such a kind and humble man.

Kuya Kim Atienza shared that he grew up listening to the songs of the veteran singer.

Marissa Sanchez who is supposed to be with him in his upcoming concert wrote an emotional message.


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