Celebrities join mourners at David Gest’s funeral in Golders Green

The coffin arrives for the funeral of David Gest arriving at Golders Green Crematorium in north Lond

The coffin arrives for the funeral of David Gest arriving at Golders Green Crematorium in north London. - Credit: PA WIRE

Mourners have remembered music producer and TV star David Gest at a funeral service in Golders Green.

David Gest, who died last month (Picture: PA)

David Gest, who died last month (Picture: PA) - Credit: PA WIRE

Flowers in the shape of a musical note and the words Unforgettable, That’s What You Are adorned the coffin as stars including Kerry Katona, Kym Marsh and Darren Day gathered for his funeral.

Gest, 62, was the former husband of Liza Minnelli.

He was found dead in a five-star hotel in London on April 12.

Denise Welch, Danniella Westbrook, Gemma Collins, Lizzie Cundy, Vanessa Feltz and Dean Gaffney were also among the mourners at his funeral at the Golders Green Crematorium.

A wooden coffin with gold handles and adorned with white flowers arrived in a hearse for the ceremony.

A white floral display with a black musical note, a butterfly and the lyrics to Nat King Cole’s famous song rested alongside it.