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One week after Jacintha Saldanha took her life due to a prank call made by DJs, a private funeral service was held for her in her hometown of Shriva, India on Monday.
Around 2,000 mourners came out to celebrate the life of Saldanha at Our Lady of Health Catholic Church in a public memorial service prior to her private service held in India.
Saldanha left three suicide notes to her husband and two children with instructions on how she wanted her funeral, but only one note was discovered.
According to Us Magazine, the Royal Family released a statement saying, “The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are deeply saddened to learn of the death of Jacintha Saldanha. Their Royal Highness were looked after so wonderfully well at all times by everybody at King Edward VII Hospital, and their thoughts and prayers are with Jacintha Saldanha’s family, friends and colleagues at this very sad time."
The DJs responsible for the prank publicly apologized and felt terribly heartbroken over Saldanha’s suicide.
Benedict Barboza, Saldanha’s husband said, “I feel like a part of me has been ripped out,” during a mass at Westminster Cathedral in London, reported E! Online.
Saldanha leaves behind her husband, Benedict Barboza and their two children: Junal, 17, and Lisha, 14.