Actress Liezel Martinez passed away at the age of 47 at 6:15 in the morning on March 14, 2015 after fighting Stage 4 Lung Cancer. Her mother, veteran actress Amalia Fuentes shared the pain their family is going through.
According to Cheng Mulach, Liezl Martinez’s uncle, the late actress had been in the hospital for a week before she passed away. Her husband, award winning actor, Albert Martinez shared a couple photo of them saying that Liezl was not only his wife but also his partner and best friend. She had been a wonderful mother that had devoted her life to their three children.
Other celebrity friends of Liezl also shared their thoughts, prayers and condolences. Anna Lisa ‘Liezl’ Sumilang Martinez’s wake is held in Heritage Park Chapel, while the Crematory will be in Taguig City.
While the family expressed their appreciation for the public’s prayers and condolences, they asked to have the wake as private private as possible. Liezl came from a family of celebrities and her marriage with Albert Martinez in one of the longest celebrity marriage in the entertainment industry.
It was in 2008 when she was diagnosed of breast cancer, she was able to recover, yet in 2011, she was diagnosed of lung cancer. Liezl has been a member of MTRCB and was part of the team behind ‘Matalinong Panoood’ project seen in TV networks nowadays.