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Peaches Geldof receives musical tributes

Peaches Geldof receives musical tributes

Apr 22 2014, 3:28am CDT | by

Peaches Geldof was remembered with "words, music, and poetry" at her funeral yesterday (04.21.14). Over 150 mourners - including Kate Moss and Jamie Hince, Alexa Chung, Jaime Winstone, the Duchess...

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Peaches Geldof receives musical tributes

Apr 22 2014, 3:28am CDT | by

Peaches Geldof was remembered with "words, music, and poetry" at her funeral yesterday (04.21.14).

Over 150 mourners - including Kate Moss and Jamie Hince, Alexa Chung, Jaime Winstone, the Duchess of York, and Nick Grimshaw - crammed into St Mary Magdalene and St Lawrence Church in Davington, Kent to pay their respects to the late star, following her tragic death earlier this month.

Parish priest Rev Tracey Bateson -- who led the service -- said: "It was in tribute to the person.

"Everyone conveyed that in their own ways through words, music and poetry."

Peaches' father Bob Geldof was among the speakers at the service, and was determined it should be an "upbeat" celebration of his daughter's life.

A source said: "The service was upbeat. It was highlighting the good moments. Bob made it clear it was to be a positive day about celebrating the best of her life."

Peaches body was carried into the church in a sky-blue coffin, which was adorned with a picture of her, husband Thomas Cohen, their sons Astala, 23 months, and Phaedra, 11 months, and their pets, as well as peach tree branches on the sides.

Following the service, it is believed many of the mourners headed back to Bob's home for a wake, with a white marquee erected in the grounds of his home.

It is believed Peaches - whose funeral took place at the church where she and her husband married in 2012, and where her mother Paula Yates was also laid to rest in 2000 - will be cremated today (04.22.14) and her ashes scattered at her father's house.

Her death remains unexplained, with a post-mortem examination found to be inconclusive. A toxicology report is expected to be concluded in the coming weeks.


8 weeks ago

Peaches Geldof's husband Thomas Cohen 'hasn't been back to their house in 15 weeks because he is so traumatised by her death'

Jul 26 2014 6:13am CDT | Source: Daily Mail

The 24-year-old found his wife after she died at their home in Wrotham, Kent, where an inquest this week heard almost 80 syringe ...
Source: Daily Mail  Full article at: Daily Mail


8 weeks ago

Here's Why It's OK to Be Upset Over Peaches Geldof's Death

Jul 25 2014 5:30pm CDT | Source: Fish Wrapper

Peaches Geldof passed away a few months ago, and this week we learned that the official cause of death was a heroin overdose. Peaches was found in her home with heroin and syringes and the like, oh, and also her 11 month old son. She was alone with the baby for the weekend, and that's when she not only did heroin, but enough heroin to kill her. When she was responsible for her child. This is what we call a rough, rough situation. ...
Source: Fish Wrapper   Full article at: Fish Wrapper


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