Local celebrities and many netizens are mourning the death of veteran actor Mark Gil who passed away Monday morning reportedly of cirrhosis.
Raphael Joseph De Mesa Eigenmann in real life, the father of Gabby Eigenmann, Maxine Eigenmann, Sid Lucero and Andi Eigenmann, would have been 53 years old this September 25.
His kids took to social media to express their love for their father.
Andi Eigenmann, Gil’s daughter to actress Jaclyn Jose, posted a photo of them together on Facebook while she was still pregnant.
“The ever supportive dad who stood up with her daughter on one of the biggest trials of her life, RIP Sir Mark Gil, a great and loving father, a man of honor, a brilliant actor of Philippine Showbiz, you will be missed,” Andi wrote on her Facebook page.
Gabby Eigenmann, son of Gil and actress Irene Celebre also shared a photo on Instagram and wrote a very emotional message for his father.
He wrote: ” ..And so you held my hand in yours, just like you did when I was young . But then you held it to your heart just as you slowly slipped away. Today I said goodbye to you Dad. I said the last I love you that you would hear. Fly free with the Lord, fly free without pain. No worries, no problems, just love. Thank you for everything you have done for me and the family. Thank you for the legacy you have left behind. You will be forever in our hearts, till we meet again..”
Other local celebrities have also posted their condolences to Gil’s family and relatives.
Gil was last seen on ABS-CBN in the top-rating drama “The Legal Wife” where he played the role of Dante Ramos.