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Winehouse family and friends say farewell

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Winehouse family and friends say farewell


A private funeral has been held for British soul singer Amy Winehouse.

The traditional Jewish service took place in north London and including around 100 mourners, among them the 27-year-old’s producer Mark Ronson and Kelly Osbourne. After the service, Winehouse was cremated at Golders Green Crematorium.

A family spokesman said Carole King’s “So Far Away” was played at the end of the service. King’s “You’ve Got a Friend” was the first song Amy and her father Mitch had sung together.

Winehouse’s music is expected to dominate the British charts in the end week is on course to have seven singles in the Top 40

An inquest opened on Monday and was adjourned until October, with police describing the death as unexplained and an autopsy failing to determine the cause of death. More medical tests are

being carried out, with the results expected next month.

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