Dick Van Dyke didn’t come. Neither did Betty White. The only celebrity co-star of Mary Tyler Moore to attend her funeral in Fairfield, Conn., was Bernadette Peters, who starred with Moore in “The Last Best Year.”
That’s the scoop from Fairfield police Lt. James Perez, who helped with security at Oak Lawn Cemetery.
Perez told the Connecticut Post that about 50 people attended Sunday’s funeral.
“It was very quiet, a small group,” he said. “There was a brief service. It’s a beautiful site that she’s at. It’s nice what the family did. It was a nice little send-off for her.”
On Monday, TMZ gave a more clinical send-off — via a death certificate revealing Moore’s ailments and time of death (2:15 p.m. Jan. 25).
The actress “died from cardiopulmonary arrest brought on by “three other serious medical conditions,” TMZ said.
“Contributing factors to her death … were aspiration pneumonia, hypoxia (lack of oxygen to her tissues) and diabetes mellitus.”
People magazine said Moore, who was diagnosed with diabetes at 33, “had been on a ventilator and had been hospitalized with pneumonia due to complications from her diabetes.”