This is so wonderful — and will be so meaningful for fans.
After their recent deaths at the end of 2016, fans of both Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds will have the ability to mourn and celebrate them — because the family will be holding a joint public memorial!
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Carrie's brother and Debbie's son, Todd Fisher, posted the news on his website on Friday, revealing the details about the public memorial for the two stars that will take place on March 25 at Forest Lawn Hollywood Hills.
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It still hurts so badly.
Christina Grimmie's family held a public memorial for her yesterday, and family members, friends, and loved ones shared all kinds of memories about the singer and alum of The Voice taken far too soon last weekend.
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Grimmie's mother and father, brother, and a variety of friends stood up in front of the public mourners and let loose their emotions of all kinds, from sad and heartbroken, to surprisingly funny tales of Grimmie's life.
Check out some of the highlights in the procession of speeches in the singer's memory (below):
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Beloved singer Jenni Rivera, one of the 7 victims of a recent LearJet crash, will be publicly remembered Wednesday at the Gibson Amphitheater in Los Angeles from 10 a.m. to noon.
Jenni's grieving family is calling the public memorial ceremony a "Celestial Graduation," and they expressed in a statement:
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It’s so hard to believe that we lost the queen of disco and a music icon just yesterday morning.
Donna Summer, who passed Thursday at the age of 63, had been battling lung cancer for the past ten months.
Friends and fans have since been sharing their memories of the late songstress and recently, it’s been announced that Donna’s family will hold a public memorial for her.
The memorial is scheduled to take place
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We know a lot of her fans would've liked a venue to share their grief and mourn together, but we think this is for the best. Her family is just in such distress right now; they deserve the chance to say farewell in private.
While it was rumored yesterday that a public memorial was being planned for Whitney Houston at Newark's Prudential Center, close to the Hope Baptist Church where Whitney first started her singing career, her family has decided against the service and has opted just to have an invitation-only service at the church on Saturday.
Carolyn Whigham, owner of the Whigham Funeral Home in Newark who is handling all the arrangements for the funeral, confirmed the news to the press today, saying:
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