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Family, friends say farewell to actor Tony Curtis


Jill Vanderberg Curtis at husband Tony’s funeral.



Jamie Lee Curtis, right, comforts her sister, Kelly Curtis, at their father’s funeral.

Tony Curtis undoubtedly went out the way he would’ve wanted, in a memorial service and funeral Monday that was warm, funny and affectionate.
An overflow crowd of more than 400 family, friends and perfect strangers who admired him squeezed into a Palm Mortuary chapel Monday morning to pay their last respects to the movie star who had made Henderson his home and Las Vegas his playground.
Video of funeral
Slide show of funeral


Vegas Confidential’s Norm Clarke served as a pallbearer for Tony Curtis’ funeral. (R-J photo by Jessica Ebelhar)


Tony Curtis’ grandson Nicholas Curtis at the graveside ceremony Monday. Nicholas, whose baby boots were placed in the casket with Curtis. Young Curtis was wearing a black Stetson, in a tribute to his grandfather, who loved Stetsons. (R-J photo by Jessica Ebelhar)

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