Poignant Last Wish: Penny Marshall's Final Resting Place Is Next To Her Brother, Garry Marshall

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February 28, 2019 17:50 By Fabiosa

Many movie enthusiasts were saddened by the sudden passing of Penny Marshall, a groundbreaking filmmaker and actress.

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Penny passed away on December 17 last year, as a result of heart failure caused by atherosclerotic heart disease and diabetes. She was 75. She was prepared to leave this world and composed a will, and one of her touching last wishes has been revealed.

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Penny’s final resting place

According to the will, obtained by The Blast, Penny’s wish was to be cremated and buried next to her beloved brother, Garry Marshall. The document said she “shall be interred in a plot owned by my brother, Garry Marshall.” The plot is located at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Hollywood.

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Also, unlike some other well-known Hollywood people, Penny did leave her fortune to her only child, Tracy Reiner. Tracy is Penny’s daughter from her marriage to director Bob Reiner.

Who was Garry Marshall?

Garry Marshall was Penny’s older brother and an equally popular director. He passed away in 2016, two years before Penny. You’d think there was some usual sibling rivalry between Garry and Penny, but they were actually very close.

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Garry’s most memorable works as a director include Pretty Woman and Runaway Bride with Julia Roberts and The Princess Diaries with Anne Hathaway.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Garry and Penny were by each other’s side in this life, and they’ll be next to each other even after their passing.

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