Though a public memorial has been scheduled for Kobe Bryant and the seven others who died in a helicopter crash at the Staples Center on February 24, Bryant and his daughter Gianna, have already been laid to rest in a private ceremony.

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ETOnline.com and and other outlets have reported that a private funeral was held for the two last Friday in Corona del Mar, California.”Vanessa and the family wanted a private service to mourn their loss,” ET reported that a source shared with them. “The ceremony was extremely hard for everyone as it’s still hard for them to grasp they lost two beautiful souls.”

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There is no word on who attended the service, although Kobe and his daughter were survived by his wife Vanessa, and their three daughters Natalia, 17, Bianka, 3 and Capri, 8 months. Although he was in touch with his older sisters, Sharia and Shaya, it’s unknown whether the rift with he and his parents was healed before his untimely passing.

 

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