Susana Dosamantes, the mother of Paulina Rubio, tragically passed away from cancer at the age of 74. According to Dallas News, Dosamantes received his initial pancreatic cancer diagnosis in April after being admitted to Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami. A Dosamentes representative explained her status to PEOPLE en Espaol after her diagnosis: “She is undergoing treatment but has not been admitted to a hospital. She is heading to the hospital to continue her chemotherapy, “Alejandra Palomera reaffirmed.
The terrible news was revealed by Rubio, 51, on social media on Saturday. “With my heart in my hand and great sorrow, I want to tell you that my mother, the lovely Susan Dosamantes, starts a new cycle today, in complete peace and with her family.”
“My example of life, a being of light, a powerful lady, joins the eternal life today,” the Mexican singer concluded. Rubio continued by expressing gratitude to the hospital’s staff, including the nurses, physicians, and other personnel, for their excellent care of her mother, whom she referred to as her “angel.”
She continued, “We are incredibly appreciative of your compassion and respect during this trying [period]. Your relatives and acquaintances are kindly requested to respect our request for privacy.”
Prior to the announcement, Paulina Rubio addressed the media from Mexico about the “delicate period” her family was going through, according to PEOPLE en Espaol. I need your best prayer for my mother, who is always by my side and we live in times of uncertainty as a family, she added. “I am in a really sensitive phase in my family, and vulnerability is something that you have to teach,” she said.
Dosamantes was not only Rubio’s mother; she was also a well-known actress in her native Mexico. She made her film debut in 1968 with Remolino de Pasiones before moving on to star in a number of theatrical and television projects. According to Dallas News, she is most recognized for her work in iconic telenovelas.