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Funeral Services for Natasha Richardson Set for Sunday, March 22

March 21, 2009 03:26:53 GMT

Reports have been mounting on the web, claiming Natasha Richardson's remains will be buried on Sunday, March 22, but her family hasn't issued a single word on that matter.


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In the wake of the private viewing of Natasha Richardson's body, new report has just emerged, claiming funeral services for the actress will be held Sunday, March 22 in upstate New York. After that a burial is set to take place in upstate Millbrook, near where she and husband Liam Neeson have a second home.

Meanwhile, Natasha's family is reported to have asked that, in lieu of flowers, donations to be made in her name to the American Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR), for which Natasha was a longtime supporter and had served on its board of trustees since 2006. Though so, there haven't been official words issued by Natasha's family whether or not reports on her funeral are true.

Natasha Richardson died Wednesday, March 18 after experiencing an accident during a skiing lesson on a beginners trail at the Mont Tremblant Resort in the Canadian province of Quebec on Monday, March 16. Her death has been confirmed as an accident and according to the New York City medical examiner's office, she died from an "epidural hematoma due to blunt impact to the head", which causes bleeding between the skull and the brain's covering.

On Thursday night, March 19, Broadway paid tribute to Natasha by dimming marquee lights for one minute at 8 P.M. Then on the following day a private viewing was held at the American Irish Historical Society on Manhattan's Upper East Side.

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