PNoy's aunt dies during uncle's burial

By Willard Cheng, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Jul 26 2011 04:21 PM | Updated as of Jul 27 2011 07:04 AM

Josephine C. Reyes, EdD, (center) FEU-NRMF Chairman
MANILA, Philippines - An aunt of President Aquino died just as the Cojuangco family buried the President’s uncle today.
 
A source confirmed that Josephine Cojuangco-Reyes collapsed after delivering her eulogy for eldest brother Pedro.
 
President Aquino was present during the incident this morning.
 
A daughter of the late Jose C. Cojuangco of Tarlac and Demetria Sumulong, Cojuangco-Reyes was a sister of former President Corazon Aquino. She was married to Nicanor Reyes Jr and served as the seventh president of the Far Eastern University from 1985-1989.