Comedian Noemi Tesorero popularly known as “Mahal” has passed away, afternoon of August 31, 2021. The comedian’s sister Irene Tesorero confirmed through a Facebook post,”Ang aming kapatid na si Mahal ay pumanaw na. Wala pang schedule sa kanyang burol dahil sa COVID restriction”.
According to Irene (via PEP.ph), gastro illness and COVID-19 were the cause of Mahal’s death. She died in a hospital in Batangas.
The 46-year-old Filipina comedian recently reunited with Mura, accompanied by her partner Mygz Molino in Albay.
Brenda Mage, who lived with Mahal and worked as the comedian’s assistant shared a touching tribute on a Facebook post.
“2years din kita nakasama sa bahay at naging Alalay mo sa mga out of town shows mo.. araw araw gabi gabi magkakasama…. Ang tapang mo para umabot ng ganyang Edad sa kalagayan mo…Bago ka nawala nakagawa ka pa ng napakabuting gawain sa partner mong si Mura…Mahal ka ng lahat… Mahal ka namin MAHAL…. pahinga na aming Munting MAHAL….. NOEMI TESORERO MAY YOU REST IN PEACE.”
RIP Mahal locally trended on Twitter as her friends, co-artists, and netizens remembered the adorable comedienne.