FPJ’s children condole with family of Susan Roces

Published May 22, 2022, 12:19 PM

by Stephanie Bernardino

Lovi and Ron Poe (Instagram/Facebook)

Lovi and Ron Poe, children of the late Fernando “Da King” Poe Jr., have expressed sympathy for the passing of their father’s wife, veteran actress Susan Roces.

Ron, 41, professional DJ and son of FPJ with former actress Anna Marin, uploaded a photo of his dad and Susan.

“Rest in Peace po Tita Susan. Say hi to Papa for me, and may love be what you remember most,” wrote Ron as the caption on Facebook.

Lovi, daughter of FPJ and former actress-model and beauty queen Rowena Moran, posted on social media a portrait of Susan in her younger days.

“I write this post with a heavy heart. We’ve truly lost a gem and one of the beloved pillars in the industry. My love and prayers to Ate Grace and the whole family,” read Lovi’s caption.

Brian, son of Senator Grace Poe, commented on Lovi’s post: “Thank you. I’m sure Mama Susan would’ve appreciated your kind words.”

Grace confirmed the demise of her adoptive mother last Friday. Her statement read:

“With great sadness, we announce the loss of our beloved Jesusa Sonora Poe, whom many of you know as Susan Roces. She passed away peacefully on a Friday evening, May 20, 2022, surrounded by love and warmth, with her daughter Grace, her nephews Joseph and Jeffrey and many of her family and close friends. She lived life fully and gracefully. Remember her in her beauty, warmth and kindness. She is now with the Lord and her beloved Ronnie — FPJ. We will miss her sorely but we celebrate a life well lived. Susan Roces — daughter, mother, grandmother, a true Filipina and a national treasure.”