Well-known Filipino comedian Chokoleit aged 46 passed away yesterday night after a performance in Abra. The comedian was rushed to Abra Provincial Hospital where he died of pulmonary edema and cardiac arrest.
A video posted on Facebook by the Abra Provincial Government a few hours before the news broke out, Chokoleit was performing at the Kawayan Festival 2019.
Carl Guevarra of The Juans who also performed on the same festival wrote on his Facebook:
“Unbelievable. Chokoleit performed right after our set and we witnessed how he struggled through the entire performance. The ambulance rushed him to the hospital in Vigan but now we were informed he didn’t make it and passed away. We are all in shock. Prayers to all his loved ones. RIP” Here are some of the tributes posted on social media
Here are some of the tributes posted on social media:
RIP @chokoleitWiTS. The laughter and happiness you brought to everyone will surely be missed. Such a sad day— Paulo Avelino (@mepauloavelino) March 9, 2019
Thank you Lord for giving me a chance to meet Chokoleit and become his friend. Im sad that we lost him. But happy that he’ll be in a much peaceful and happier place now with you. Thanks for everything Chokie. I love you!!! Rest well my friend.— jose marie viceral (@vicegandako) March 9, 2019
Another sad news.— Amy Perez-Castillo (@amypcastillo) March 9, 2019
Rest in Peace Chokoleit. My heart goes out to your family and friends during this difficult time.
So sad to hear about chokoleit. Prayers of grace for his loved ones. RIP dear friend.— ogie alcasid (@ogiealcasid) March 9, 2019
As reported by ABS-CBN News, comedian Chokoleit has passed away after having trouble breathing during an out of town show in Abra. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Chokoleit's friends and family. May he rest in peace.— StarStudioPH (@StarStudioPH) March 9, 2019
Photo from Instagram (@hot_chokoleit). pic.twitter.com/96W2hEU8VU