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'Everything Is Going To Be Fine:' Celine's Son Comforts Mom In Sad Eulogy

Celine Dion Husband Dead Rene Angelil Funeral Sons Rene Eddy Nelson
Source: FameFlynet

Jan. 24 2016, Updated 8:38 p.m. ET

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Celine Dion Husband Dead Rene Angelil Funeral Sons Rene Eddy Nelson
Source: FameFlynet

See the superstar singer and her children attend their father's funeral service in Canada.

Funeral Service for Celine Dion’s Husband Rene Angelil

Celine Dion Husband Dead Rene Angelil Funeral Sons Rene Eddy Nelson

A grieving Celine Dion, 47, arrived with her three children to René Angélil's funeral service at the Notre-Dame Basilica in Montreal, Canada on January 22, 2016.

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Funeral Service for Celine Dion’s Husband Rene Angelil

Celine Dion Husband Dead Rene Angelil Funeral Sons Rene Eddy Nelson

The stylish superstar was wearing a black veil anchored by a headband for the somber occasion.

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Funeral Service for Celine Dion’s Husband Rene Angelil

Celine Dion Husband Dead Rene Angelil Funeral Sons Rene Eddy Nelson

Dion held tightly on the hands of her twins, Eddy and Nelson, 5, as she entered the church.

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Funeral Service for Celine Dion’s Husband Rene Angelil

Celine Dion Husband Dead Rene Angelil Funeral Sons Rene Eddy Nelson

Her oldest son, René, 15, walked behind his mother and younger brothers. The senior Angélil also had two children from a previous marriage.

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Funeral Service for Celine Dion’s Husband Rene Angelil

Celine Dion Husband Dead Rene Angelil Funeral Sons Rene Eddy Nelson

René spoke during the service, giving a touching tribute to his father, who was 73 when he died. "Fifteen years is not a long time to get to know your father. He had a busy life but we were getting to know each other through golf, poker, smoked meat and other wonderful food. Bonding more and more as time went by," he told the packed church.

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Funeral Service for Celine Dion’s Husband Rene Angelil

Celine Dion Husband Dead Rene Angelil Funeral Sons Rene Eddy Nelson

The 15-year-old shared a sweet message about his father. "You left me now with enough good memories of you to share with my younger brothers," he said. "As they grow older without you being around, I'll make sure to pass on what I've learned from you. You are a tough act to follow but with our help, everything is going to be fine. Dad, I promise you here that we're all going to live up to your standards. Je t'aime Papa."

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Funeral Service for Celine Dion’s Husband Rene Angelil

Celine Dion Husband Dead Rene Angelil Funeral Sons Rene Eddy Nelson

Angélil's funeral was a church service attended by hundreds of his closest family and friends. He passed away on January 14, 2016 after a "lengthy and courageous battle with cancer."

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Funeral Service for Celine Dion’s Husband Rene Angelil

Celine Dion Husband Dead Rene Angelil Funeral Sons Rene Eddy Nelson

The "My Heart Will Go On" singer held her head high as she attended her husband's funeral service.

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Funeral Service for Celine Dion’s Husband Rene Angelil

Celine Dion Husband Dead Rene Angelil Funeral Sons Rene Eddy Nelson

Angélil was given a "National Funeral," the highest honor a non-politician can receive in the country, and the First Lady, Sophie Grégoire-Trudeau attended the ceremony.

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Funeral Service for Celine Dion’s Husband Rene Angelil

Celine Dion Husband Dead Rene Angelil Funeral Sons Rene Eddy Nelson

The service was broadcast on giant screens outside the church for fans waiting outside.

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Watch Rene-Charles' touching eulogy about his father during the funeral service.

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