Joey de Leon pays tribute to mom with throwback photo


Posted at Feb 12 2019 06:21 PM

MANILA – Comedian Joey de Leon took to social media to pay tribute to his mother, Emma Ramos de Leon, who passed away last Sunday at the age of 93.

On Instagram, De Leon shared a throwback photo of him as a baby as he was carried by his Mama Emma.

“Wala pang Instagram at Twitter noong kinunan ang larawang ito, ngunit meron na agad akong instant guardian at teacher sa Mama ko, Emma Ramos de Leon!” he said.

“Thank you again, Ma! I love you!”


A post shared by Joey de Leon (@angpoetnyo) on

De Leon first confirmed the sad news on Monday, saying that his mother is “together again” with his late Papa Pepe. 

According to a report from the entertainment website Pep, the wake is at the Faith Chapel of Arlington Memorial Chapels in Quezon City.