Father of Edgar Mortiz dies at 80
MANILA -- Celso Mortiz, the father of actor and television director Edgar Mortiz, died on Monday. He was 80 years old.
In his official Instagram account, the director bade farewell to his father.
"Bye, Pa. Kiss mo ako kay Mama. I love you," the director said.
|Photo from director Edgar Mortiz's Instagram account|
Also on Instagram, Frasco and Badjie Mortiz, the sons of the "Goin' Bulilit" director, also expressed their sadness over the death of their grandfather.
"Last month lang cinelebrate namin ang 80th birthday ni Lolo. Ngayon, sine-celebrate namin ang muli niyang pagkabuhay sa langit. We will miss you Lolo," Frasco said.
"'Tutu' thats what we called our lolo. My lolo left us today. Lolo tutu..love you. Rest in peace. Tatandaan ko lagi mo sinasabi.. "walang Mortiz na panget"...obvious naman eh..gwapo natin. :)," Badjie added.
The wake for Mortiz is being held at the Arlington Memorial Chapel in Araneta Avenue, Quezon City. The cremation is scheduled on Friday.