Martin Nievera’s father Bert Nievera passes away

Robert ‘Bert’ Nievera passes away at 81.

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03/28/2018 09:20 AM
Martin Nievera’s father Bert Nievera passes away
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“Timeless balladeer” Robert ‘Bert’ Nievera, has passed away due to organ failure caused by sepsis at the Southern Hills Hospital and Medical Center in Las Vegas. He was 81.

His son Martin Nievera confirmed the sad news in his Instagram post.


“#RobertInParadise I can't believe you're gone. Life will never be the same again,” he wrote.

 

#RobertinParadise I can’t believe you’re gone. Life will never be the same again.

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Martin’s ex-wife Pops Fernandez, who maintained her friendship with him even after their separation, also paid tribute to Bert.

"To Daddy Bert Nievera.. my second dad... may you rest in peace... so saddened to hear this news... thank you for all the beautiful memories...condolences to the Nievera family,” she wrote.

 

Their son Robin Nievera also posted a message.

“To the one that started it all. The one the keeps singing even though he ‘forgot the stupid words.’ Thank you for the memories, Lolo. I love you and I will miss you.”

 

Bert rose to fame in the ‘60s after joining various singing contests and winning in the search for the Johnny Mathis of the Philippines on the defunct TV show Student Canteen.