As we thought would be the case, it sounds like this was an intense, emotional, and lovely event.
Amy Winehouse’s funeral took place today at Edgwarebury Cemetery in London, and it was attended by around 200 of her closest friends and family.
Some of the guests in attendance included Kelly Osbourne, producer Mark Ronson, and Amy’s boyfriend Reg Traviss.
During the ceremony, Amy’s father Mitch read a eulogy, in which he said the following heartfelt words:
“Goodnight, my angel, sleep tight. Mummy and Daddy love you ever so much.”
Here’s more about Mitch’s eulogy from a family spokesman:
“[He] told some great stories from childhood about how headstrong she was.”
“[He] stressed so many times she was happier now than she had ever been and he spoke about her boyfriend and paid tribute to a lot of people in her life.”
The ceremony ended with Amy’s favorite song So Far Away, by Carole King, and then friends and family attended a cremation/family gathering at a nearby synagogue.
We can’t begin to imagine how difficult this must have been for Amy’s loved ones, but we’re happy to hear that Amy’s family and friends got this opportunity to say some nice things about her, and send her their prayers.
She will be greatly missed…but she will be remembered.
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