EXCLUSIVE: Friends And Family Planning Memorial Service For Corey Haim

Mar. 15 2010, Published 10:22 a.m. ET

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Family and friends of tragic Lost Boys actor Corey Haim are planning a tribute service for him in Los Angeles following his funeral in Toronto on Tuesday, has learned.

The source told “I spoke with Corey’s mom Judy Haim and she told me that she wants a small service as a tribute to him back in Los Angeles also because a lot of his friends cannot go to Toronto.

“She is trying to cope with losing her son while fighting her breast cancer too.

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“I don’t think that Corey had a Will or anything like that because everybody knew that he was flat broke and he was always complaining about not having enough money and that made him depressed too.

Haim’s long-term friend Corey Feldman is beginning to anger some of his friends because they feel that he’s using the death to promote himself once again.

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In a statement, Feldman said: “In the days following my best friend Corey Haim's death, I have spent much time with his mother Judy, who has always been like a mother to me. I would love nothing more than to be by her side at Corey's funeral, however, due to their strong religious beliefs and need for privacy, the family has decided to make Corey's funeral on Tuesday a small private affair.

Corey Feldman

“Understanding the recent media attention and to be respectful of the family’s wishes not to attend.

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"Instead, I will remain in Los Angeles quietly mourning and planning his memorial. As a sign of respect, I am asking the media to honor Corey Haim by making the same choice. I am working with a few people who were close to Corey to put a memorial together within the next month. At that time, the media will be invited to honor and celebrate the legacy he has left behind, along with friends, fans and the rest of the Hollywood community."



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