Robin Williams Cremated Privately, Ashes Scattered in San Francisco Bay

Celebrity News Aug. 21, 2014 AT 3:10AM
Robin Williams has been laid to rest, his ashes scattered in San Franc Robin Williams has been laid to rest, his ashes scattered in San Francisco Credit: Ryan Pierse/Getty Images

Beloved actor and comedian Robin Williams has been laid to rest.

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According to his death certificate, the Mrs. Doubtfire star has been cremated and his ashes scattered in the San Francisco Bay.

The certificate, first obtained by Radar Online, was issued in Marin County on Wednesday, Aug. 20, and states Williams' cause of death as "pending investigation."

It also states the actor’s funeral took place at Montes Chapel of the Hills, a funeral home in San Anselmo, Calif.

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The Oscar-winning star was found dead in his home on Monday Aug. 11 having apparently taken his own life. His wife Susan Schneider said in a statement three days later, that her husband had been suffering from a deep depression and had recently been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.

"Robin's sobriety was intact and he was brave as he struggled with his own battles of depression, anxiety, as well as early stages of Parkinson's disease, which he was not yet ready to share publicly," she wrote.

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The official cause of death is expected be ruled within the next few weeks, pending results of toxicology tests.

As Us Weekly reported previously, Williams will be honored and celebrated by Billy Crystal and Sara Bareilles at the 66th Emmy Awards on Monday, Aug. 25.

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