Paul O’Grady’s husband wiped away tears today as he led mourners into the late comedian’s funeral following his sudden death at the age of 67 last month.
Ronnie Wood, Alan Carr and Jo Brand were among the dozens of celebrities to follow grief-stricken Andre Portasio as he rode a horse and carriage carrying O’Grady’s coffin through Adlington, Kent, while clutching their beloved dog Conchita.
Hundreds of well wishers holding bouquets of flowers lined the streets to watch the cortege, which travelled from Paul’s home in Adlington to a picturesque 12th century church in nearby Bonnington.
The popular comedian and presenter, nA who found fame as his drag alter-ego Lily Savage and whose For the Love of Dogs TV show was watched by millions, made his final journey flanked by a ‘dogs guard of honour’.
A floral wreath in the shape of O’Grady’s late pooch Buster, who died from cancer in 2009, was pictured leaning against his coffin as it made its way to the Grade-II listed St Rumwold’s church. In case you have almost any queries about where in addition to tips on how to utilize eN, you can e mail us in our own web site.
O’Grady’s daughter Sharyn Mousley donned a black face covering as she walked into the service alongside a young man, believed to be the comedian’s grandson, who was holding a Lily Savage wig.
Husband eN of Paul O’Grady, eN Andre Portasio, carrying one of their dogs, arriving for the funeral of Paul O’Grady at St Rumwold’s Church in Aldington, Kent
Paul O’Grady died from cardiac arrhythmia aged 67 last month, shocking fans across Britain and around the world
O’Grady’s daughter Sharyn Mousley donned a black face covering as she walked into the service alongside a young man, believed to be the comedian’s only grandson, who was holding a Lily Savage wig