Rene Angelil viewing set for Montreal's Notre-Dame Basilica

MONTREAL - Mourners will have a chance to pay their respects today to Celine Dion's late husband, Rene Angelil.

A viewing will be held at Montreal's Notre-Dame Basilica, with members of the public able to pay tribute between 2 p.m.

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and 9 p.m.

His funeral will take place at the basilica on Friday afternoon.

Angelil died last Thursday at his home in Las Vegas after a long battle with throat cancer.

He was two days shy of his 74th birthday.

As per Angelil's wishes, the viewing and funeral are being held at the church where he and the singer married in 1994.


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