HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA.com) — A Los Angeles judge has approved a settlement between members of Mickey Rooney’s family that clears the way for the actor to be laid to rest following his death last weekend.
The 93-year-old former child star will be laid to rest at Hollywood Forever Cemetery after Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Lesley Green signed off on the move Friday.READ MORE: Vigil Held For Cows That Escaped From Pico Rivera Meatpacking Plant
Under the deal, Rooney’s stepson, Christopher Aber, and the stepson’s wife, Christine, are barred from attending the services. Rooney settled a lawsuit before he died in which he accused the couple of elder abuse.
Rooney died Sunday in Studio City, where he was living with his stepson, Mark Rooney, and his wife, Charlene. His death highlighted the tumultuous nature of the actor’s family life, with members of his family immediately bickering over burial plans.READ MORE: Big Crowds Head To Newport Beach During High Tides
Hollywood Forever Cemetery, the former Hollywood Memorial Park Cemetery, is adjacent to Paramount Studios.
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