Bob Saget to be laid to rest in private funeral

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Autoplay Bob Saget ’s family and close friends will gather to say their final goodbyes to the beloved actor in a private funeral on Friday.

In addition, a reception will follow at "Full House" creator Jeff Franklin’s home, according to Extra .

The beloved actor-comedian, known for his longtime television role as Danny Tanner on " Full House " and as the former host of "America’s Funniest Home Videos," was found dead on Sunday in his hotel room in Orlando, Florida. He was 65.

"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," his "Full House" co-star and dear friend John Stamos tweeted Friday morning.

Deputies in Orange County, Florida, were called on January 9 about an "unresponsive man" in a hotel room at the Ritz-Carlton in Orlando and found Saget dead, according to a sheriff’s statement on Twitter. Detectives found "no signs of foul play or drug use in this case." Bob Saget, from left, Dave Coulier and John Stamos, winners of the award for favorite premium comedy series for ‘Fuller House,’ pose in the press room at the People’s Choice Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017. Saget was in Florida as part of his "I Don’t Do Negative Comedy Tour." After warm audience receptions to his gigs last Friday in Orlando and last Saturday in the Ponte Vedra Beach resort area, he celebrated online.

"I’m back in comedy like I was when I was 26. I guess I’m finding my new voice and loving every moment of it," he posted Saturday on Instagram."We are devastated to confirm that our beloved Bob passed away today," the Saget family said in the statement on Sunday. "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."Though we ask for privacy at this time, we invite you to join us in remembering the love and laughter that Bob brought to the world." Bob Saget’s wife, Kelly Rizzo, released a statement on Monday. "My whole heart. Bob was my absolute everything," she said. "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.""When the time is right and when this news is not as raw, I look forward to sharing more of Bob with the world. Sharing how much he meant to me, all of those around him, and how much all of his fans and friends meant to him as well," the statement continued. "Thank you for respecting my privacy at this time."Saget and Rizzo got married in 2018 at a ceremony in Santa Monica, California. He also is survived by three adult daughters Aubrey, Lara and Jennifer […]

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