Bob Saget was laid to rest Friday in Los Angeles following his untimely death this week at the age of 65.
The comic and television star was mourned by wife Kelly Rizzo and a host of celebrity friends who paid their respects at Mount Sinai Memorial Park in Forest Lawn Cemetery, his final resting place.
Comedians who showed up for Saget included Dave Chappelle, Kathy Griffin, Chris Rock, Jimmy Kimmel and Jeff Ross, who served as a pallbearer alongside John Mayer, Judd Apatow, Ted Sarandos, Steve Hale and Saget’s “Full House” co-stars, Dave Coulier and John Stamos.Saget’s pallbearers included Jeff Ross, John Mayer, John Stamos, Norman Lear, Dave Coulier, Judd Apatow Ted Sarandos, and Steve Hale. Javiles/Bruce/WCP / BACKGRIDJohn Mayer and John Stamos embrace at Bob Saget’s funeral.REEL/MEGA
Fellow “Full House” alums Candace Cameron Bure, Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen also attended the service in remembrance of their television dad.
The Jewish service welcomed well over 100 guests mourning “America’s Dad,” who was transported to the cemetery in a blue Chevrolet hearse.Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen attended the service. Javiles/Bruce/WCP / BACKGRIDCandace Cameron Bure was in attendance at the memorial service. Javiles/Bruce/WCP / BACKGRIDJohn Stamos tweeted before the service, “Today will be the hardest day of my life.” London Entertainment/Shutterstoc
Saget died in his sleep Sunday night shortly after a performance.
Stars have been remembering Saget all week, with longtime friend Stamos tweeting before the funeral, “Today will be the hardest day of my life. God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, courage to change the things I can, and wisdom to know the difference.”
Stamos also took to Twitter to mourn his friend and co-star upon hearing news of his death Sunday, writing, “I am broken. I am gutted. I am in complete and utter shock. I will never ever have another friend like him. I love you so much Bobby.”Dave Chappelle remembered Saget during his recent set in Los Angeles. APEX / MEGAKathy Griffin showed up to remember her brother in comedy. APEX / MEGAMusician John Mayer served as a pallbearer for Saget. APEX / MEGA
Coulier added, “My heart is broken. I love you, Bob. Your forever brother, Dave.”
“I don’t know what to say,” his TV daughter Bure shared when she heard the news. “I have no words. Bob was one of the best human beings I’ve ever known in my life. I loved him so much.”
“Bob was the most loving, compassionate and generous man. We are deeply saddened that he is no longer with us but know that he will continue to be by our side to guide us as gracefully as he always has,” Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen said in remembrance of Saget in a statement obtained by Page Six.
A widowed Rizzo spoke of being “shattered” by the passing of her husband.
“My whole heart. Bob was my absolute everything,” the lifestyle expert told Page Six on Monday. “I am so completely shattered and in disbelief. I am so deeply touched by the outpouring of love and tribute from our friends, family, his fans and his peers.”