Comedienne-actress Joy Viado dies of heart attack

Veteran comedienne and singer- actress Joy Viado passed away Saturday evening, at the age of 57.

Her son Joseph Christopher confirmed her passing in a radio interview with DZMM. He said his mother came home after visiting a friend. He said she complained of having difficulty in breathing.

“Nung tinakbo namin siya sa hospital, sa kotse pa lang eh talagang nahihirapan na siya (huminga). Sa hospital, sinubukang i-revive pero [dead on arrival],” Joseph Christopher said in an interview with DZMM.

Viado died at 8:55PM at the Quezon City General Hospital.

Viado’s final viewing will be held at the Felicidad Chapel of Arlington Memorial Chapels in Quezon City starting 4 p.m.