Boardwalk Empire star Steve Buscemi was surrounded by friends, family and costars as he bid farewell to his longtime partner and wife, filmmaker Jo Andres. His brother Michael and son Lucian were seen around the family home, helping out, as the family mourned and celebrated her life. The actor's Big Lebowski co-star John Turturro as well as Sopranos star Aida Turturro paid a visit, showing love and support. On Wednesday morning, FDNY firefighters from Buscemi's Ladder Company were seen at the Brooklyn home — the actor was a volunteer firefighter on 9/11 — and helped as the wicker casket was carried out. Buscemi looked stoic and strong as he shared hugs with relatives before leaving for the burial.
On Monday January 7, family and friends arrived at the home in the morning. A steady flow of visitors and neighbors were seen coming by all day.
Funeral workers were also seen at the home.
The company hired to provide services specialized in home funerals.
Buscemi appeared to inform neighbors of his wife's passing.
Mourners began arriving at the home on the morning of Wednesday, January 9.
Buscemi kept his mind occupied by doing work around the home.
Shortly after, Buscemi and several others are seen carrying a wicker casket out of the home and heading out for the burial service with a police escort and FDNY salute.
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