Five days after the comedian and actor Bob Saget died, friends and family gathered for a private memorial service in Los Angeles to pay their last respects to the “Full House” star, according to Persons, TMZ Y Daily mail.
The media released photos from Friday’s service, showing Saget’s wife, Kelly Rizzo, and “Full House” stars, including John Stamos, Dave Coulier, candace cameron bure, Jodie Sweeten, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen arrive dressed in black. david chappelle, Jimmy Kimmel, John Mayer and Chris Rock also attended.
Before the memorial, Stamos called it “the hardest day of my life.”
“God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.” Stamos tweeted.
Chappelle referenced the memorial during a set in Los Angeles on Thursday. “Tomorrow, I’m going to go bury my comrade,” he said during a performance at The Peppermint Club, according to TMZ Y Persons. He also shared that he was sorry he didn’t text Saget before his friend’s death.
“He just texted me, I saw him yesterday and I never got back to him because I was busy,” Chappelle said onstage. “I’m just saying this to remind you that these moments are precious.”
Bure posted a flashback photo of her and Saget on Friday. The two are seen embracing at what appears to be Bure’s wedding.
“Hug like Bob ♥️” Bure captioned the post. “I love you, my sweet, sweet daddy Bobby.”
Saget, who was best known for his role as widowed father Danny Tanner on the ABC family sitcom and as the original host of the network’s “America’s Funniest Home Videos,” was found unresponsive in his bedroom. hotel at The Ritz-Carlton in Orlando, Florida. around 4 p.m. Sunday, police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The Orange County Sheriff’s Office told USA TODAY in a statement that detectives found “no signs of foul play or drug use.” The Medical Examiner’s Office will ultimately determine the cause and manner of death, and said Monday an autopsy has been performed.
Additional studies and investigations “may take 10 to 12 weeks to complete,” Chief Medical Examiner Joshua Stephany said in a statement. “Our condolences go out to Mr. Saget’s loved ones during this difficult time.”
The comedian had been traveling the country on the “I Don’t Do Negative” tour and performed a two-hour set in Jacksonville, Florida, on Saturday.
Her latest Instagram post on Saturday night was full of hope.
“Loved the show tonight in Jacksonville,” Saget wrote. “Very appreciative and fun audiences. I had no idea I did a two hour set tonight.
He added, “I am back in comedy like when I was 26 years old. I guess I’m finding my new voice and loving every moment of it.”
Along with his wife Rizzo, Saget is survived by three daughters from his first marriage to Sherri Kramer: Aubrey Saget, Lara Melanie Saget and Jennifer Belle Saget.
Contributors: Bryan Alexander, Charlie Trepany