The 47-year-old singer was joined by her 15-year-old son Rene-Charles and other family members for the private moment before the public viewing began.
These official photos were released by Feeling Productions Inc., the company that Rene owned.
Celine greeted thousands of mourners that showed up at the visitation that day, with most of them being fans and well wishers from the area. She stood by the open casket for seven hours and held hands with many fans as they gave their condolences. Watch video below from the live-stream that aired all day long.
Celine Dion Greets Mourners at Rene Angelil’s Memorial
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