Raúl de Molina shared some family photos with Peopleenespañol.com to honor the memory of his recently deceased mother, María de Molina, who died Tuesday night after fighting a long battle with bone cancer
"My mom was my partner and the only thing I had in my childhood for many years when conditions were difficult in Cuba, Spain and the United States. But thanks to her infinite love and dedication, I was always happy." -Raul de Molina
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APPLE OF HER EYE
The mother of El Gordo y la Flaca's (Univisión) co-host adored her granddaughter, little Mía.
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Just like her son, Ms. de Molina loved to travel.
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She was always an integral part of El Gordo de Molina's family. She was loved by her daughter-in-law, Mily, and her granddaughter, Mía.
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A HAPPY GRANDMOTHER
Everyone who knew her will remember her for her kindness and joyful spirit.
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"It's never been more necessary to remember that heaven exists when your mother passes away, and that's what I'm trying to do to face this intense pain, with the help of my wife and daughter. Thank you all for your affection towards my mother. You were all part of that great big family that she was so proud of finally having." -Raul de Molina
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"I'm going to miss my best friend and accomplice, after having watched her bravely battle against a cancer that could've robbed her from us years ago. But I feel privileged to have been her only son, and also the person who loved her the most up the last second of her life." -Raul de Molia