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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.

 
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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 syringes were ...
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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.It's especially rough, ...
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The last interview: Peaches Geldof on fame, heroin and Elliot Smith

Jul 25 2014 9:23am CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

One of the first things I told her was that I knew very little of her back story, and Peaches laughed in a fulsome way that I quickly came to see as an essential part of her personality. There was something overflowing about her. An avidity, combined with enormous mental energy. I think the laughter was partly surprise — intentionally, I hadn’t done my homework — and partly relief. ‘The worst thing,’ she told me, ‘is shaking someone’s hand and realising full well they have a complete ...
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Confirmed: Peaches Geldof Was A Heroin Addict!

Jul 25 2014 1:34am CDT | Source: Posh24

Peaches Geldof suddenly passed away earlier this year. The 25-year-old mother-of-two died from a heroin overdose, and now it is revealed that she was an addict.Peaches had been taking heroin for two years before her death. The reason she passed away was because her body had been intolerant of heroin because she successfully overcame her addiction shortly before her death. Peaches died in April this yea ...
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Peaches Geldof Home Was a Heroin Den

Jul 24 2014 2:51pm CDT | Source: WWTDD.com

According to the final inquest into the death of Peaches Geldof, the ridiculously polite British investigators determined that Peaches Geldof died of heroin overdose. Part of this finding was related to the heroin needle found in her lifeless hand, the heroin in the tin next to her bed, the heroin found stashed in every room of the house, the needles and burn spoons motif of the country home, her history of heroin addiction, and the giant sign over her front door wh ...
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Peaches Geldof died of heroin overdose, coroner inquest finds: British socialite relapsed ... (Chiderah Monde/NY Daily News)

Jul 23 2014 2:15pm CDT | Source: WeSmirch

Chiderah Monde / NY Daily News: Peaches Geldof died of heroin overdose, coroner inquest finds: British socialite relapsed, hid drug use from husband shortly before death  —  Police found heroin and syringes in the Geldof house, according to the coroner's report.  It was revealed that Bob Geldof's daughter had been hiding her drug paraphernalia in the family's lof ...
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Coroner Rules Peaches Geldof's Death a Heroin Overdose

Jul 23 2014 9:26am CDT | Source: Defamer

Coroners have ruled that Peaches Geldof, who was found dead at age 25 in April , died from a heroin overdose. The actress, singer, and daughter of Irish icon Bob Geldof had been taking methadone for two and a half years prior to her death, ac ...
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Peaches Geldof Died Of a Heroin Overdose

Jul 23 2014 9:09am CDT | Source: GossipCenter

After an official autopsy, the British coroner ruled that Peaches Geldof's death was the result of a heroin overdose. The official cause of death was released on Wednesday (July 23) after the 25-year-old passed away in her home in Kent on April 7. According to reports, the model suffered a heroin addiction prior to her death and was using meth for two and a half years, as well. The ruling continued that it was an accidental overdose and not a suicide. She was married to musician Thom ...
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Sad, Sad News! Peaches Geldof's Drug-Fueled Cause Of Death Confirmed

Jul 23 2014 9:00am CDT | Source: Perez Hilton

Unfortunately, Peaches Geldof's cause of death is just as suspected. While it was already believed that the socialite's sudden death on April 7th was caused by a drug overdose from heroin, a coroner has now confirmed it. Even though Peaches did EVERYTHING she could to kick her opiate habit — including taking methadone for more than 2 years — she fell victim to her old demons. In addition to the coroner ...
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5 weeks ago

Speed Read: Rachel McAdams Cringes Watching Her Notebook Audition

Jul 23 2014 8:52am CDT | Source: PopSugar

We all loved Rachel McAdams's amazing Notebook audition, but the actress cringed while watching it for the first time on the Today show. Sherri Shepherd reportedly won custody of her 9-year-old son after a long court battle with her first husband, Jeffrey Tarpley. A coroner ruled that Peaches Geldof died of a heroin overdose in April. Her death had remained a mystery for the past few months. Jimmy Fallon an ...
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