BOB Saget’s wife, Kelly Rizzo, sobs and calls her late husband a “hero” in a moving eulogy at his funeral when John Stamos of Full House and Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen attended the ceremony.
The popular comic, 65, died Sunday in his hotel room at the Ritz-Carlton in Grande Lakes, Florida, after two sold-out screenings.
His cause of death has yet to be confirmed but he is believed to have died peacefully in his sleep.
Family and friends gathered to say goodbye to the legendary star at an emotional ceremony “filled with laughter” held at Mount Sinai Memorial Park and Burial Ground at Tanach Chapel.
He was driven to the cemetery in a blue Chevrolet hearse.
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In addition to his family, dozens of Notable faces Attending the ceremony included comedian Mike Binder, singer John Mayer, comedian Jeffrey Ross, as well as Full House actors John Stamos, Candace Cameron, Jodie Sweetin and Lori Loughlin.
Mary-Kate and Ashley, who famously played Michelle Tanner in Full House, are also rarely seen in public.
John tweeted morning of funeral: “Today is going to be the hardest day of my life..”
Judd Apatow, Marc Maron, Jimmy Kimmel, Dave Chappelle, Kathy Griffin, Chris Rock and Seth Green were also among the celebrity guests who attended the ceremony.
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Musician John Mayer helped carry Bob’s coffin.
According to a source, Kelly gave an emotional and laugh-filled speech as she called Bob “Batman” and described her late husband as her hero.
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Kelly, 42, host of Eat Travel Rock TV, also said she is honored to be his wife and that he is her biggest cooking critic but also her biggest supporter, insider disclosure.
She also joked about how he didn’t know exactly what she did for a living, she was so calm and made mourners laugh, but shed tears at the end when she expressed her love me with Bob,” the source said.
Paul Pressler, former president of Walt Disney Points, was also speaking at the service, according to the source, when he called America’s funniest Video Home hosted his “brother” in a hilarious speech. full of fun as he explains what Bob taught him. years.
Bob’s daughters with ex-wife Sherri Kramer also took to the podium to read their beloved father’s eulogy at the Jewish ceremony, along with other close friends.
Early Friday, dear ones pour into the house Bob and Kelly shared in Brentwood, Los Angeles, which resulted in his death.
DEAD SHOCK ONLY
The Sheriff’s Department and fire agency responded to his hotel in Orlando around 4 p.m. on January 9 after Bob was found in his room by hotel security.
He was declared dead at the scene and was pronounced dead from a suspected heart attack.
The death of the star is confirmed by the Orange County Sheriff’s Office.
“Earlier today, delegates were called to the Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes to an unresponsive man in a hotel room,” the office tweeted at the time.
They added: “The man was identified as Robert Saget and was pronounced dead at the scene. Detectives found no signs of foul play or drug use in this case.”
Bob’s family will soon share a statement with Our weekly: “We are heartbroken to confirm that our beloved Bob passed away today.
“He’s been everything to us and we want you to know how much he loves his fans, performing live and bringing people from all walks of life together with laughter.”
Bob married his wife Kelly in 2018, although they have no children together.
The comedian shares twins Aubrey and Lara Melanie, born in 1987, and daughter Jennifer Belle, born in 1992, with his first wife and high school sweetheart, Sherri.
Bob has recently toured around the country, to various locations in Florida. He was performing in Jacksonville on Saturday night, staying until early Sunday morning.
“Loved tonight’s show @PV_ConcertHall in Jacksonville. The audience applauds. Thanks again @RealTimWilkins for opening,” Bob tweeted around 3am on Sunday.
‘IN GREAT SPIRITS’
Previous Sources exclusively with The Sun: “The days before Bob was very happy, performing sold-out comedy shows in Florida.
“You can see from his Instagram posts after the show how big of a bang he was on stage and how excited he was to be back on the comedy tour. .”
The insider later said that Kelly was “so appreciative and moved by all the support, media tributes, fan reactions, and messages from friends and family.” close.”
The source added: “She is still numb, as this happened less than 24 hours ago, so she needs time to process the situation and will speak up when she has some time.” time to grieve.”
Bob is said to have made one last phone call to Kelly before “died in his sleep without pain.”
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https://www.thesun.ie/tvandshowbiz/8209963/bob-saget-funeral-die-kelly-rizzo-john-stamos/ Bob Saget’s wife, Kelly Rizzo, sobs during a funeral speech to hundreds of people as John Stamos of Full House holds the casket