While Jean-Pierre Pernaut’s funeral took place at the Basilica of Sainte-Clotilde in Paris on Wednesday, March 9, 2022, his wife, Nathalie Marquay, as well as his 4 children, all appeared united in front of the BFMTV cameras.
Former emblematic figure of the French audiovisual landscape, Jean-Pierre Pernaut unfortunately passed away on Wednesday 2 March 2022, at the age of 71. For over 30 years, the journalist presented the daily news from 1 p.m. TF1, while reaching an exceptional audience. Jean-Pierre Pernaut has imposed his style since his appointment in 1988 and over the years has developed a a newspaper more focused on French regions and their traditionsthrough various reports, which have become his trademark.
The journalist finally decided to pass the baton to his colleague Marie-Sophie Lacarrau in December 2020† Jean-Pierre Pernaut hadn’t retired for all that, though, as he presented a weekly program on the antenna of LCIA† However, due to health problems, he had to withdraw from the air in recent months. In fact, after overcoming prostate cancer a few years ago, Jean-Pierre Pernaut battled lung cancer this time. After the announcement of his death, many personalities, but also many anonymous, paid him a radiant tributeeither in the media or on social networks.
Funeral of Jean-Pierre Pernaut: the journalist’s family reunited for a final goodbye
Very shaken by her husband’s death, Nathalie Marquay was of course present at the funeral of Jean-Pierre Pernaut, which took place at the Basilica of Sainte-Clotilde in Paris on Wednesday, March 9, 2022. An event broadcast live on the aerial of BFM TV† The cameras of the continuous news channel, directed by Marc-Olivier Fogiel, were able to capture some poignant moments during this ceremony. This is how viewers saw that Jean-Pierre Pernaut’s 4 children were all united with Nathalie Marquay during this event† As a reminder, Jean-Pierre Pernaut was the father of two children from his relationship with his previous wife, Dominique Bonnet. During his marriage to Nathalie Marquay, the journalist gave birth to: two other children: Lou and Tom.
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