Bob Saget has been laid to rest five days after his death.
On Friday, a funeral for the iconic actor and comedian was held in Los Angeles.
The private ceremony was attended by friends and family, including John Stamos, Candace Cameron Bure, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, Jodie Sweetin, Dave Coulier, Lori Loughlin and her husband Mossimo Giannulli.
Those in attendance were seen outside of the funeral home and arriving for the ceremony, including John Mayer, Jeff Ross, Jimmy Kimmel, Kathy Griffin, and Dave Chappelle.
Earlier in the day, Stamos, 58, posted to Twitter about the day that lie ahead.
“Today will be the hardest day of my life,” his Full House costar wrote on Twitter. “God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, courage to change the things I can, and wisdom to know the difference.”
Saget’s widow, Kelly Rizzo, responded to Stamos, responding: “I love you, brother.”
Saget was found dead in his hotel room at the Ritz-Carlton in Orlando, Florida, on the afternoon of Jan. 9. The night before, he had an hours-long stand-up performance outside of Jacksonville.
“Earlier today, deputies were called to the Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes for a call about an unresponsive man in a hotel room. The man was identified as Robert Saget and pronounced deceased on scene. Detectives found no signs of foul play or drug use in this case,” The Orange County Sheriff’s Office wrote on Twitter.
Saget is survived by his wife Rizzo, whom he married in October 2018, and his three daughters Aubrey, 34, Lara, 32, and Jennifer, 29, with ex-wife Sherri Kramer.
Following news of Saget’s death, the star’s family released a statement, saying they were “devastated” by his sudden death.
“He was everything to us and we want you to know how much he loved his fans, performing live and bringing people from all walks of life together with laughter,” the statement read. “Though we ask for privacy at this time, we invite you to join us in remembering the love and laughter that Bob brought to the world.”
Rizzo shared a statement one day after her husband’s death.
“My whole heart. Bob was my absolute everything,” she shared on Jan. 10. “I am so completely shattered and in disbelief. I am so deeply touched by the outpouring of love and tribute from our friends, family, his fans and his peers.”
She added: “When the time is right and when this news is not as raw, I look forward to sharing more of Bob with the world. Sharing how much he meant to me, all of those around him, and how much all of his fans and friends meant to him as well. Thank you for respecting my privacy at this time.”
With a background in the creative and educational fields, Amelia Finefrock is freelance writer, singer-songwriter and nanny based in Chicago.
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