‘The hardest day of my life,’ says John Stamos

‘The hardest day of my life,’ says John Stamos

Bob Saget has been laid to rest.

A funeral for the beloved actor and comedian was held Friday in Los Angeles.

The private ceremony — which took place five days after his death on Jan. 9 — was attended by friends and family, including John Stamos, Candace Cameron Bure, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, Jodie Sweetin, Dave Coulier, Lori Loughlin and her husband Mossimo Giannulli.

Those in attendance were seen outside the funeral home and arrived for the ceremony, with most looking gloomy in formal attire. John Mayer, Jeff Ross, Jimmy Kimmel, Kathy Griffin, Dave Chappelle were also seen arriving.

Earlier in the day, Stamos, 58, reflected on the difficult day ahead.

“Today is going to be the hardest day of my life,” he said Full room co-star wrote on Twitter and continued with the prayer of serenity: “God, give me the serenity to accept the things I can’t change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to tell the difference.”

Saget’s widow, Kelly Rizzo, responded to Stamos, to write: “I love your brother.”

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Bob Saget funeral

London Entertainment/Shutterstock Pallbearers at Bob Saget’s funeral

On the afternoon of January 9, Saget was found dead in his hotel room at the Ritz-Carlton in Orlando, Florida. The night before, he had an hour-long stand-up performance outside of Jacksonville.

The Orange County Sheriff’s Office confirmed Saget’s death after officers were called shortly after 4 p.m. local time. “Earlier today, officers were called to the Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes for a call about an unresponsive man in a hotel room. The man was identified as Robert Saget and pronounced dead at the scene. Detectives found no signs of malicious intent or drugs use in this case,” the law enforcement officer wrote Twitter.

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Saget leaves behind his wife Rizzo, whom he married in October 2018, and his three daughters Aubrey, 34, Lara, 32, and Jennifer, 29, with ex-wife Sherri Kramer.

Following news of Saget’s death, the star’s family released a statement saying they were “devastated” by his sudden death.

“He was everything to us and we want you to know how much he loved his fans, performed live and brought people from all walks of life together with a smile,” the statement read. “While we ask for privacy at this time, we invite you to join us in remembering the love and laughter Bob brought to the world.”

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Bob Saget

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Rizzo shared a statement a day after her husband’s death.

“All my heart. Bob was absolutely everything to me,” she shared on Jan. 10. “I am so completely devastated and in disbelief. I am so deeply moved by the outpouring of love and tribute from our friends, family, his fans and his colleagues.”

The Eat Travel Rock blogger, who met Saget in 2015, added: “When the time is right and this news isn’t so raw, I look forward to sharing more of Bob with the world. Sharing how much he meant to me, and for everyone to him , and how much all his fans and friends meant to him. Thank you for respecting my privacy at this time.”

On Monday, authorities announced that Saget’s autopsy had been completed. The report indicated that there is currently no evidence of malicious intent or drug use.

Joshua Stephany, the chief medical examiner for Orange and Osceola counties, added in a press release that the cause and manner of Saget’s death “are pending further studies and investigations that may take up to 10-12 weeks.”

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bob sageta

Amanda Edwards/Getty Bob Saget

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Born on May 17, 1956 in Philadelphia, Saget grew up in a Jewish family led by his father, Benjamin, and mother, Dolly.

The star got his big break in Hollywood when he booked the role of Danny Tanner on Full room. The sitcom ran from the fall of 1987 to May 1995, in which Saget starred alongside Stamos, Cameron Bure, Dave Coulier, Jodie Sweetin, Lori Loughlin, Andrea Barber, and Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen.

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In 2016, Saget returned to the role and reprized Danny Tanner for the Full room sequel series, fuller house.

His other well-known roles have included hosting America’s Funniest Home Videos from 1989-97 and served as narrator on How I met your mother and the voice of the future Ted Mosby, who was played by actor Josh Radnor.

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