Regine Velasquez Father Dies

February 3, 2014

Regine Velasquez and father Mang Gerry

Regine and father Mang Gerry

The father of Regine Velasquez, Gerardo “Mang Gerry” Velasquez, passed away on Monday. Mang Gerry is a fixture in Regine Velasquez as a singer. He was instrumental in training Regine to hit the high notes despite their poverty. Mang Gerry has been sickly of late. He underwent surgery in 2012 for an undisclosed illness and in 2013 he was even hospitalized for more than a month.

Mr. Gerry Velasquez is well known in the Philippine entertainment industry for always being at her daughter’s concerts and other showbiz functions. It is not known yet if Regine Velasquez Valentines Day concert, Voices in Love, with Martin Nievera will be canceled, with this unfortunate occurence. Regine’s husband Ogie Alcasid also has a Valentines concert, on Feb. 13 and 14 at the Music Museum.

Regine and Martin concert

Regine and Martin Voices of Love concert