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Sobbing twin brother on his knees kissed the hands of Alexander Ponomarenko, who died of cancer

Funeral of humorist Alexander Ponomarenko took place in Novocherkassk.

Funeral of humorist Alexander Ponomarenko took place in Novocherkassk.

Photo: Anna SHILAEVA

Comedian’s funeral held in Novocherkassk Alexandra Ponomarenko. The artist died of cancer, which he was diagnosed with at the last stage. Before his death, the man suffered greatly from pain, but until the last he hoped for healing. The twin brother of the deceased Valery Ponomarenko does not hide his grief. He lost not just a loved one, but a part of himself. It is impossible to look at a man sobbing from grief without a shudder.

Alexandra Ponomarenko buried in the Rostov region December 26th. In Novocherkassk, the artist found his last refuge.

Star of the Crooked Mirror the last year and a half of his life he struggled with a terrible disease, completed 16 courses of chemotherapy, lost 20 kilos. Before his death, his legs were taken away, and his body was covered with ulcers. His wife fed him with a spoon.

The artist died of cancer, which he was diagnosed with at the last stage.

The artist died of cancer, which he was diagnosed with at the last stage.

Photo: Anna SHILAEVA

At the same time, Ponomarenko hoped to the last that he could be healed. He did not become discouraged, he believed in God, he prayed.

The artist was buried in St. George’s Church. The old mother of the deceased celebrity could hardly stand on her feet and did not hide her tearful eyes. A year ago, a pensioner lost her husband, and now she is burying her son, writes “KP-Rostov-on-Don”.

After a prayer for the dead, the humorist’s twin brother Valery knelt at the coffin. The man tried to hold on and not express his feelings in public. But at the last moment it was incredibly difficult – Valery kissed the hands of the deceased and whispered something. When the man stood up, the audience saw the eyes of the star reddened from tears.

Farewell wreath from Andrey Malakhov

Farewell wreath from Andrey Malakhov

Photo: Anna SHILAEVA

From the temple, the coffin with the body of the artist was carried out to applause. Alexander was buried on the Alley of Honorary Citizens next to his father.

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