Elaine Cuneta, the mother of Megastar Sharon Cuneta died Wednesday, October 5 at the age of 79. Elaine Gamboa-Cuneta is a Former beauty queen and singer-actress. She is known in showbiz industry as Mommy Elaine and a sister of veteran actress Helen Gamboa. She and her husband, former Pasay City mayor Pablo Cuneta have two children namely Cesar and Sharon.
Elaine Cuneta’s passing was confirmed by her granddaughter KC Concepcion on her social networking site account. “Hi. I just lost the love of my life today. My Mita [Elaine] will forever be the best grandma ever. She will forever be with me. I love you, my Mita,” KC wrote.
The late actress has been hospitalized for about two months and is supposedly scheduled for a surgery today, November 6.
On KC’s another post, she said her grandmother will forever be her inspiration. KC gave credit to her grandmother for she is the reason why she joined showbiz.
“My grandma will forever be my inspiration. She loved life, gave us all beautiful adventures. She knew me more than I knew myself,” KC posted.
She also posted a photo of Elaine Cuneta wearing hospital gown with a smile on her face. The caption says, “I will miss you laughing this much, this way. I shared so many fun times with you that I will recreate forever. You are my sunshine, Mita.”