Household and pals of late musician Tom Petty just lately gathered for his funeral at Self-Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine in Pacific Palisades, California, the place they remembered the rock star’s life and legacy and marked his passing. AnnaKim Violette Petty, his youngest daughter along with his first spouse, Jane Benyo, later shared beautiful footage of the icon’s funeral. For instance, she smiled via the sorrow for a selfie subsequent to a big printed of her father.
It seems the occasion was unhappy, after all, however the household included good touches to maintain the temper sentimental however not somber. As an illustration, friends may obtain a Tom Petty tee-shirt.
AnnaKim Violette Petty additionally shared an image of one of many Golden Lotus Archway, one of many stunning constructions on the location. Apparently, the arches result in the Mahatma Gandhi World Peace Memorial, the place an historic Chinese language coffin now accommodates a few of Mahatma Gandhi’s ashes.
It’s heartening to know Tom Petty is in such unbelievable firm. The truth is, the funeral for George Harrison of The Beatles additionally came about on the similar meditation heart. Harrison and Petty performed collectively within the Touring Wilburys, so it was a reasonably becoming place for family and friends to say goodbye.
AnnaKim Violette Petty posted a number of footage along with her household and pals on the service, and she or he at all times shared a lovely (but heartbreaking) picture of the principle funeral of her father.
Tom Petty passed away at 66 years outdated on October 2. Petty’s supervisor later revealed in an announcement that the musician had gone into cardiac arrest at his Malibu dwelling within the morning, after which greater than 12 hours later, Petty died peacefully with household and pals by his facet at UCLA Medical Center. The next day, AnnaKim Violette Petty additionally posted an announcement on Instagram. Her message included phrases of gratitude for the outpouring of affection from her father’s followers and the kindness and emotional assist everybody near her offered. She wrote,
The quantity of ache you’re feeling will at some point be the quantity of pleasure you [experience]. … My coronary heart feels open and lightyears nearer to my family members. The physique dies, however the love grows ceaselessly.
It seems like Tom Petty was surrounded by love and heat when he was laid to relaxation.