Paul O’Grady’s funeral plans revealed as TV legend’s cause of death is confirmed
PAUL O’Grady’s life will be celebrated at the animal park where he was a regular, according to reports.
Plans are underway for the much-loved broadcaster – who died last month – to be remembered at Port Lympne Safari Park.
The Mail on Sunday reports that Paul’s life will be marked at the reserve, which is near where he lived in Kent.
A source told them: “Paul loved Port Lympne. He got to know some of its residents very well and it was thought by his nearest and dearest that it would be a beautiful idea to hold his funeral there so they are in attendance, too.”
It is thought that there will also be a service at a nearby church close to the park, which has been running since the 1970s.
The was revealed yesterday that Paul’s official death certificate confirmed that he died from sudden cardiac arrhythmia.
Sudden arrhythmic death syndrome – also known as SADS – is the term used when someone dies after a cardiac arrest and no obvious cause is found.