Betty White will be put to rest in a private ceremony, according to her longtime agent and close friend.
“The arrangements are being handled privately, and that was Betty’s wish,” Witjas shared. “As in life, she never wanted people to make a fuss over her.”
He added that if anyone is looking to honor White, to do so by donating to her favorite organizations.
Betty White will be put to rest in a private ceremony, according to her agent. (Photo by Bob Riha, Jr./Getty Images)
“If someone has a desire to do something in her honor, you can support or donate to one or more of her favorite charities or even donate to a local animal charity of your choice,” he shared.
The Los Angeles Zoo, Tree People, Monterey Bay Aquarium, Wildlife Learning Center, Actors and Animals for Others, The Aquarium of the Pacific and Guide Dogs For the Blind are among the organizations, per the outlet.
White passed away on Dec. 31, just weeks before her 100th birthday. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)
White’s Illinois hometown is set to honor the late TV icon in a celebration on Jan. 15 in front of the Lake Theater in Oak Park, Fox News Digital can confirm.
The original singer of the “Golden Girls” theme song Cindy Fee will be in attendance. She will perform a live version of “Thank You for Being a Friend.”
The town is also hoping to coordinate a pet adoption event as well.
The actress was known for her television career. White was most known for her appearances on ‘The Mary Tyler Moore Show’ and ‘Golden Girls.’ (Elmer Holloway/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank)
White died on Dec. 31, weeks before what would have been her 100th birthday.
During White’s storied Hollywood career, she appeared on numerous television shows and in movies. The actress was most known for her roles in “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” and “Golden Girls.”