Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Stars, fans mourn Dolphy's death

Celebrities and fans alike were united in mourning after the passing of Rodolfo Vera Quizon Sr., more popularly known as the Comedy King Dolphy.

The Comedy King passed away at the Makati Medical Center 8:34pm on Tuesday, July 10 after a bout with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. 

He was 83. 

The keywords RIP Dolphy and Home Along Da Riles were among the Twitter trending topics both in the Philippines and worldwide.

In Tagbilaran City, fans displayed a picture of Dolphy. They offered candle and flowers.

Some fans, especially the schoolkids, have Pidol stickers when they went to school this morning.

Celebrities also expressed their condolences on the death of Dolphy on the social networking site.

Geneva Cruz
 Geneva Cruz @heavensmother 
"You're now with God. Your journey here on Earth has ended. But the things you've done will remain in our hearts." RIP

Edu Manzano
Edu Manzano@RealEduManzano 
Thank you for paving the way for those of us who tried to walk the path you made. You will be missed, my mentor and friend. #RIPDolphy

Lea Salonga
RIP, Comedy King. You are sorely missed. Condolences to the Quizon Family, you are in our prayers.

In Tagbilaran City, fans mourned for the passing of Dolphy.

Ruffa Gutierrez
RUFFA GUTIERREZ@iloveruffag 
R.I.P Ninong Dolphy ☹ Thank you for making us laugh throughout the years. You will always be in our hearts. May your soul rest in peace.

Ping Medina
Ping Medina@PingMedina 
I remember my Dad telling me a story about Dolphy... Dad went to this restaurant & saw Dolphy there, as usual, (cont) tl.gd/i8qr7u
Kids with Pidol stickers on their shirts. 

Allan K
 allan k@allanklownz 
They say its not how long but how sweet you have lived life. Dolphy had the luxury of enjoying both. Rest in peace now. Hail to the king!!!

Manny Villar
 Manny Villar, Jr.@Manny_Villar 
I am deeply saddened to hear about the passing of Dolphy. Hinding-hindi ko malilimutan ang tiwala at suporta na... fb.me/1PokvFC54

Sonny Angara
 Sonny Angara@sonnyangara 
RIP Dolphy. As Boots Anson-Roa said, of the 3 giants of showbiz (FPJ,Erap, Dolphy), 2 have now passed on

Teddy Casino
 Teddy CasiƱo@teddycasino 
Tonight let us mourn & shed tears for someone who always made us cry in laughter - Dolphy, perhaps the funniest Pinoy who ever lived.

Anne Curtis-Smith: "May Tito Dolphy our King of Comedy rest in peace. He will always be remembered & missed by many.... :(."

Albert Martinez: "We will mis you Tito Dolphy..."

Jason Francisco: "Kahit san pumunta si sir #dolphy pinag uusapan..grabe influense nya tlga sa peoples ..nakakmiss !"

Gina Alajar: "The gates of Heaven opened, angels singing Alelluia to welcome The Great Tito Dolphy! He is in a better place than all of us. #RIPDolphy."

Pia Cayetano: "The nation mourns the loss of a great Filipino. But the family of Mang Dolphy lost the man they loved. Let's pray for their strength."

Martin Nievera: "With a heavy heart and a bucket of tears let's all remember to "smile" the way Dolphy would have wanted us to. I miss him already... Prayers."

Kean Cipriano: "We will always. ALWAYS LOVE YOU DOLPHY. YOU ARE THE KING."

Bruno Mars: "RIP Dolphy. King of Comedy. Made in the Philippines!"

Pia Magalona: "RIP Tito Dolphy. Thank you for being family to me and Francis. We love you <3."

Ruffa Gutierrez: "R.I.P Ninong Dolphy ? Thank you for making us laugh throughout the years. You will always be in our hearts. May your soul rest in peace."

Lino Cayetano: "Mang Dolphy was an inspiration, a living icon when i was starting out in ABS, we all dreamed of working with him. He will be missed dearly."

Bea Binene: "May you rest in peace, The Great Dolphy. R.I.P."

KC Montero: "Dolphy has them all laughing in Heaven."

John Prats: "R.I.P. tito dolphy!!! We will miss you!!!"

Vice Ganda: "Lord we thank you for giving us THE DOLPHY who unselfishly and passionately dedicated his whole life to make this world happy. Amen."

Kiray: "Awww! Confirmed na nga po! :( Rest in peace to the King of comedy, Sir Dolphy! Mahal na mahal po namin kayo! :( condolence, @zsazsapadilla!"

Khalil Ramos: "R.I.P Dolphy. Thanks for making us smile! You will be missed."

Ella Cruz: "Totoo nga po. RIP, Tito Dolphy :( we will miss u. Thank u for all the laughters."

Piolo Pascual: "RIP King of Comedy Dolphy."

Georgina Wilson: "Rest in peace Dolphy. Thank you for all the laughter."

Ciara Sotto: "My dad says: Dolphy has been called to perform for a far greater audience! God bless his soul!"

Yael Yuzon: "This is what Pinoy comedy is all about. Brilliant. You will be missed. RIP Sir Dolphy, prayers for family and friends."

Apl.de.Ap: "I send my condolences to Dolphy's family,he was one of the greatest comedian in philippines,one of my idol,R.I.Peace,we love u."

Dingdong Avanzado: "RIP ninong Dolphy. You will always remain in our hearts forever. Thank you for all the laughter and the tears."

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