Myrna Villanueva will be remembered as Tia Pusit

Almost a month after going through a double bypass surgery, comedienne Tia Pusit died at 66 year old on Thursday night, October 2, 2014. She was operated last September 9 in Philippine Heart Center, in Quezon City. Few weeks after her operation her condition gone worse.

The comedienne’s death was confirmed by her sister, actress Nova Villa. According to the actress, Tiya Pusit had suffered kidney failure and aortic aneurysm.

Nova Villa asked to pray for her sister. The family also sought help for her medical treatment.

Tia Pusit’s friend Inday Garutay organized a concert that will supposedly pay for the comedienne’s hospitalization. The Concert will still go on, however, the proceeds will cover the funeral expenses. The concert is on October 5 at Zirkoh comedy bar in Quezon City.

Tia Pusit was born as Myrna Villanueva and has four children. For more than three decades she was known for her dynamic comedic characters.

Last year, the comedienne was reported having a relationship with a 27-year-old young man.

Details of the funeral are yet to be announced by the family.