March 22, 2023

Who Is Celine Dion Mother? Thérèse Dion Bio, Wiki, Age, Husband, Children, Death, Cause of Death

Thérèse Dion Biography

Thérèse Dion (Thérèse Tanguay-Dion) popularly known as Maman Dion was the mother of singer Celine Dion. She was a former Canadian television personality who presented a cooking show on TVA called “Maman Dion.”

Thérèse Dion Husband

Thérèse married her late husband Adhémar-Charles Dion in 1945. He died in 2003.

Thérèse Dion Children

Maman Dion together with her husband Adhémar had 14 children; Denise Dion (born 16 August 1946), Clement Dion (born 2 November 1947), Claudette Dion (born 10 December 1948), Liette Dion (born 8 February 1950),  Michel Dion (born 18 August 1952), Louise Dion (born 22 September 1953), Jacques Dion (born 10 March 1955), Daniel Dion (29 November 1956 – 16 January 2016), Ghislaine Dion (born 28 July 1958), Linda Dion (born 23 June 1959), Manon Dion (born 7 October 1960), Paul Dion (born 3 April 1962), Pauline Dion (born 3 April 1962), Céline Dion (born 30 March 1968).

Thérèse Dion Celine Dion

Thérèse Dion was not only the mother to singer Celine Dion but she also co-wrote Céline’s first song, It Was Only a Dream, which was sent to music manager René Angélil in 1980 in the hopes of landing her then-12-year-old daughter a record deal. Celine went on to become René Angélil protegée, while they also fell in love and wed in 1994.

Thérèse Dion Media Personality

Thérèse was also a media personality in Quebec, with her own cooking show on the French-language network TVA called “Maman Dion.” She appeared on the show for three seasons until 2002, when she stopped to care for her husband.

Maman Dion Foundation

In 2006 she founded Maman Dion Foundation which provides school supplies and clothes to children from disadvantaged backgrounds at the start of each school year. She received the Quebec National Assembly medal for her work on the foundation.

Thérèse Dion Death

Maman Dion died on January 17, 2020 at the age of 92. Her daughter Claudette said that she had been ill over the past few months. She faced serious health issues, including vision and hearing impairment and memory loss. Celine Dion who is on her Courage World Tour paid tribute to her on her Instagram and Twitter and said that her Friday night show in Miami will be dedicated to her mother.

Thérèse Dion Cause of Death

Thérèse Dion cause of death has not been made public yet.

Thérèse Dion Tributes