Cherie Gil’s Family Releases Official Statement On Her Death

Official Statement On The Passing Of “La Primavera Contravida” Cherie Gil

CHERIE GIL – The family of the late actress Cherie Gil released an official statement over her death.

“La Primavera Contravida” Cherie Gil is the daughter of singer-actors Eddie Mesa and Rosemarie Gil. She was among the second-generation Gil actors, along with her siblings Michael de Mesa and Mark who died due to cancer of the liver in 2014.

The award-winning actress was aunt to several Eigenmann actors, including Ryan, Geoff, Gabby, Max, and Andi. Cherie died due to cancer of the reproductive system, in New York City, this Friday, August 5, 2022.

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News of Cherie Gil’s passing was announced by talent manager Annabelle Rama and confirmed by her own nephew Sid Lucero. She is 59.

In a series of IG posts on Saturday, Andi Eigenmann shared pics with Cherie when the iconic actress in movies and on TV was still alive. According to Andi, her aunt was the one who inspired her “to always stay true to my authentic self.”

READ ALSO: Cherie Death: Brother Michael De Mesa “Iyak Ng Iyak”

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On her Instagram Stories today, August 7, Andi Eigenmann posted the official statement of their family regarding Cherie Gil’s passing. Based on the statement, the actress was actually diagnosed with a rare form of endometrial cancer.

“Cherie was diagnosed with a rare form of endometrial cancer in October of last year after deciding to relocate to New York City to be closer to her children. She then underwent treatment at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center of New York.”

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In their public statement, the family mentioned Cherie’s earlier request to keep her diagnosis confidential, and they backed her decision. They said the actress spent her last days surrounded by family and loved ones.

“It was her request that her diagnosis be kept private, and as a family we supported her in this decision. Cherie fought bravely against her illness, with grace and strength. Despite her struggles, she always managed to exude courage and never lost her trademark sass, wit, and infectious humor, or her larger-than-life personality.”

Read their full statement below:

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