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A Final Farewell: Philip Seymour Hoffman Funeral Draws Entertainment Community’s Elite

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Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was laid to rest on Friday at Manhattan’s Church of St. Ignatius Loyola, drawing a laundry list of famous faces in the pews there to pay their final respects to the venerated Oscar-winner.

Among the celebrities there included Meryl Streep, Cate Blanchett, Ethan Hawke, Michelle Williams, Julianne Moore, Joaquin Phoenix, Spike Lee, Louis C.K., Jerry Stiller, Marisa Tomei, John C. Reilly and Diane Sawyer, along with others.

Mimi O’Donnell, the Academy Award winner’s longtime love, and mother of his three kids (Cooper, 10, Tallulah, 7, and Willa, 5), entered after the pallbearers carried in the casket.

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The Baroque-style church, erected in 1898, has also hosted high-profile funerals of stats such as Aaliyah and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis.

Hoffman’s family is working on a large memorial service for the public within the next few weeks.

The Boogie Night‘s star’s wake was held Thursday at Manhattan’s Frank E. Campbell Funeral Home, with notable names such as Ben Stiller, Ellen Burstyn and Josh Hamilton in attendance.

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Officials continue the investigation into the precise cause of Hoffman’s death at 46 after he was found in his bathroom with a needle still in his arm, and as many as 50 envelopes containing heroin around his Greenwich Village apartment.

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