Veteran comedienne Tia Pusit, Myrna Villanueva in real life, passed away on Thursday, October 2, after battling a host of health problems, among them kidney failure and aortic aneurysm. She was 66.
She passed away at 11:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 2. She was 66.
#RestInPeace tiya pusit.. thank you for being so nice to me i had so much working with you nana… http://t.co/FR7V2oOa9Q
— kim chiu (@prinsesachinita) October 3, 2014
According to Nova Villa, during an interview wit ABS-CBN, she noted that Tia Pusit endured a host of medical complications, including brain hemorrhage, since her operation last September 9, 2014. The comedienne was treated in the hospital since April, she was battling kidney failure and aortic aneurysm.
Nova Villa also noted that the funeral engagement for the comedienne are still being finalized by their family. Some of Tia Pusit’s closest family and friends were helping the comedienne in shouldering her expenses in the hospital.
Tia Pusit became one of the most popular comedienne in Philippine cinemas for the past few decades, and she was last seen in the top-rating series “Ikaw Lamang” as Kim Chiu’s nanny and confidante.