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Amy Winehouse cremated after funeral in London




rsz_mitchwinehouse.jpgCrowds gathered as family and friends attended the funeral of singer Amy Winehouse in north London on Tuesday, as the 27-year-old singer was cremated in the same place as her grandmother, People reports. 

About 150 people attended the funeral at Edgware Cemetery, including friend Kelly Osbourne, Back to Black producer Mark Ronson and boyfriend Reg Traviss. The hour-long memorial was conducted partly in Hebrew at the synagogue there, as part of Winehouse's Jewish background.

"Goodnight my angel," her father, Mitch, said during the eulogy. "Sleep tight. Mommy and Daddy love you ever so much." He was "telling stories about her childhood, people were laughing like a celebration – like they all remembered the stories themselves," a source told the glossy. Mitch then led the crowd in a singalog to Carole King's So Far Away.

The group moved on to Golders Green crematorium, which was following a custom. "I think because her grandmother was cremated at the same place, so it was a family tradition to be cremated," a rep told People. Shiva followed at 5 p.m.

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[Last modified: Tuesday, July 26, 2011 3:02pm]


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