Meryl Streep Performed Carrie Fisher’s Favorite Song At The Actress’ Star-Studded Private Memorial

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Carrie Fisher‘s loved ones delivered touching tributes at her private memorial.

On Thursday, A-listers, friends, and family visited the Star Wars alum’s Beverly Hills home for an intimate gathering, to remember her life in the wake of her untimely passing.

The late legend died just one day before her mother Debbie Reynolds also passed, and the two are slated to be buried together on Friday.

Related: Carrie & Debbie’s 911 Calls Revealed

A family friend told PEOPLE that Carrie’s daughter, Billie Lourd, wanted the memorial to feel like one of the parties the When Harry Met Sally alum used to throw, saying:

“Billie wanted the people her mother loved to gather in that living room one last time.”

The insider explained that the Scream Queens alum delivered a eulogy in memory of her mother, adding that close friends Meryl Streep, Tracey Ullman, Bruce Wagner, Stephen Fry, and Gavin de Becker also said a few words:

“All the tributes circled back to Billie and how much Carrie loved her.”

The confidante confessed that Meryl even performed Ms. Fisher’s favorite song, Happy Days Are Here Again, describing:

“By the end, everyone was singing.”

125 guests gathered to honor the 60-year-old, including stars like Gwyneth Paltrow, Meg Ryan, Candice Bergen, Richard Dreyfuss, Buck Henry, and Penny Marshall.

E! News is also reporting that Taylor Lautner, Jamie Lee Curtis, and Alex Trebek were also there.

The actress’ brother Todd Fisher, half-sisters Joely Fisher and Tricia Leigh Fisher, and ex Bryan Lourd joined in remembering their lost loved one.

The family friend told PEOPLE the A-list attendees were fed the same food Carrie provided when she hosted guests, including a menu of fried chicken, collard greens, and cornbread.

The source reflected on the gathering, saying:

“The only things missing were Carrie and Debbie. Debbie would sit in the corner, and everyone there would come up and pay homage. Even the biggest stars were starstruck by her. Carrie would walk around barefoot with a can of Coca-Cola, making sure everyone was having a good time, saying the funniest things you’ve ever heard.”

Rest in peace, Debbie and Carrie.

[Image via Kento Nara/Future Image/Euan Cherry/WENN.]

Jan 5, 2017 9:31pm PDT

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