BOB Saget’s wife Kelly Rizzo sobbed during her speech at the late comic’s funeral as more than a hundred guests spilled out onto the lawn at the service in Los Angeles.
The Full House alum, 65, passed away on Sunday in his hotel room at the Ritz-Carlton in Grande Lakes, Florida, following two sold out shows.
His cause of death is yet to be confirmed but he is believed to have died peacefully in his sleep.
Family and friends gathered to say their goodbyes to the legendary star at a moving service “full of laughs” held at Mount Sinai Memorial Parks and Mortuaries at the Tanach Chapel.
He was transported to the cemetery in a blue Chevrolet hearse.
Aside from his family, dozens notable faces attended the service including comedian Mike Binder, singer John Mayer, comedian Jeffrey Ross, Voltal co-star John Stamos en sy vrou, and Candace Cameron, as well as Jodie Sweetin.
Judd Apatow, Marc Maron, Jimmy Kimmel, Dave Chappelle, Kathy Griffin, Chris Rock, and Seth Green were also among the high profile guests who attended the service.
According to a source, Kelly gave a moving speech full of laughs as she called Bob “Batman” and described her late husband as her hero.
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Kelly also said she was honored to be his wife and that he was her biggest cooking critic but greatest supporter, the insider revealed.
“She also joked about how he didn’t exactly know what she did for a living, she was very composed and had mourners laughing, but broke down in tears towards the end as she expressed her love for Bob,” het die bron gesê.
Disney’s Paul Pressler also spoke at the service, according to the source, as he called the America’s Funniest Home Videos host his “broer” in a sweary speech as he explained what Bob had taught him over the years.
Bob’s daughters with ex-wife Sherri Kramer, also spoke moving their about their beloved father at the service, along with other close friends.
Voorheen, loved ones poured into the home Bob and Kelly shared in Brentwood, Die Engele, leading up to his death.
The Sheriff’s Department and fire department responded to his hotel in Orlando around 4pm on January 9 after Bob was found in his room by hotel security.
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The star’s death was bevestig by the Orange County Sheriff’s Office.
“Vroeër vandag, afgevaardigdes is na die Ritz-Carlton Orlando ontbied, Grande Lakes vir 'n oproep oor 'n man wat nie reageer nie in 'n hotelkamer,” the office tweeted at the time.
Hulle het bygevoeg: “Die man is geïdentifiseer as Robert Saget & op toneel dood verklaar. Detectives found no signs of foul play or drug use in this case.”
Bob’s family would soon share a statement to Ons Weekliks: “We are devastated to confirm that our beloved Bob passed away today.
“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.”
Bob tied the knot with his wife Kelly in 2018, although they did not have any kids together.
Bob had been touring the country recently, kom na verskeie plekke in Florida. Hy het Saterdagaand 'n show in Jacksonville gedoen, bly tot vroeg Sondagoggend.
“Het liefgehad van vanaand se program @PV_ConcertHall in Jacksonville. Waardevolle gehoor. Weereens dankie aan @RealTimWilkins vir die opening,” tweeted Bob around 3 in die oggend op Sondag.
‘IN GREAT SPIRITS’
Sources previously eksklusief aan The Sun vertel: “Bob was in great spirits the days before, performing sold out comedy shows in Florida.
“You can see from his Instagram posts following the show what a blast he had on stage and how excited he was to be back on the comedy tour circuit.”
The insider then spoke about how Kelly is “so appreciative and touched by all of the support, media tributes, fan response, and messages from close friends and family.”
Die bron het bygevoeg: “She is still numb, as this has happened less than 24 ure gelede, so she needs time to process this, and will speak out when she has had some time to properly grieve.
“It is truly devastating.”
Bob reportedly made his final phone call to Kelly voorheen “dying in his sleep without suffering.”