Comedienne Tia Pusit passes away

Tia Pusit passed away on Thursday night due to complications from surgery.


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10/3/2014 11:16 AM
Comedienne Tia Pusit passes away

100314-tiapusit_main.jpgComedienne Tia Pusit passed away on Thursday at 11:30pm at the Philippine Heart Center in Quezon City.

The comedienne was battling kidney failure and aortic aneurysm. She recently underwent a double bypass surgery. In an interview with the comedienne's sister Nova Villa with ABS-CBN News, she relayed that Tia Pusit went through medical complications like brain hemorrhage since her operation in September.

Inday Garutay and Tia Pusit's close friends have organized a concert scheduled on October 5 at Zirkoh in Quezon City for the comedienne to help her family raise funds. Inday Garutay told ABS-CBN News that the show will still push through and the proceeds will be allotted for the funeral of Tia Pusit. Tia Pusit's family is finalizing the funeral arrangements of the comedienne.

The comedienne has been in the showbiz industry for more than three decades. She last appeared on ABS-CBN as the nanny of Kim Chiu in the primetime soap Ikaw Lamang.  

Tia Pusit was 66 years old.