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Noli de Castro’s wife Arlene passes away

Arlene de Castro, the wife of former vice president and journalist Manuel “Noli” de Castro, has passed away on Saturday, their daughter announced on Facebook.

“My Mom passed away this morning. Thank you for your prayers… I feel so down. My head hurts and my tears never seem to stop,” said Katherine "Kat" de Castro.

According to reports, Arlene was 66.

Kat, who was former Tourism Undersecretary and IBC president, and is current People’s Television Network General Manager, also posted some pictures taken with her mother.

“I love you Mommy very much. Rest now Mommy,” she said.

Kat did not disclose the cause of her mother's death.

According to Kat, the family is currently finalizing plans for her burial. -MDM, GMA News