Heche’s household stated Tuesday that she was cremated and her ashes have been positioned in a mausoleum at Hollywood Eternally Cemetery, alongside Judy Garland and different stars.
LOS ANGELES — Actor Anne Heche has been laid to relaxation at a storied Los Angeles cemetery alongside many Hollywood luminaries, her household stated Tuesday.
Heche was cremated and her ashes have been positioned in a mausoleum at Hollywood Eternally Cemetery almost two weeks after she was declared lifeless at a hospital from accidents suffered in a fiery automobile crash.
In an announcement to The Related Press, Heche’s son Homer Laffoon stated he and her different son Atlas Tupper “are satisfied our Mother would love the positioning we’ve chosen for her; it is lovely, serene and she or he shall be amongst her Hollywood friends.”
The cemetery has lately develop into a cultural hub for movie screenings, musical performances and festivals.
Laffoon went to see the band My Morning Jacket there after his mom’s demise, with tickets purchased earlier than she died. He beloved the vibrancy of the situation, and took it as an indication that her grave needs to be there.
“Hollywood Eternally is a residing place,” Laffoon’s assertion stated.
A small non-public memorial shall be held as soon as Heche’s gravestone is etched.
“She was our Mother, however the kindness and the outpouring of the previous few days reminded us that she additionally belongs to her followers, to the leisure group, and now, to the ages,” the assertion stated.
Based in 1899 and situated close to the Paramount Photos lot, the cemetery is residence to the graves and tombs of actors together with Judy Garland and Douglas Fairbanks, and of musicians together with Chris Cornell and Johnny Ramone.
Heche’s spot within the mausoleum within the cemetery’s Backyard of Legends is close to that of Mickey Rooney, and faces a lake the place Burt Reynolds’ stays have been lately relocated.
Heche, 53, was among the many greatest movie stars of the late Nineties, starring reverse actors together with Johnny Depp and Harrison Ford, and had labored persistently in motion pictures and tv for greater than three a long time. However private turmoil, which she described in a memoir and interviews, typically adopted her.
On Aug. 5, her automobile jumped a curb and smashed right into a West Los Angeles residence. Each the automobile and the house burst into flames. She was declared mind lifeless on Aug. 11, and was saved alive on life assist for 3 extra days so her organs may very well be donated.
Her demise was dominated an accident, and the trigger have been inhalation accidents and burns, based on the Los Angeles County coroner.