Kristoff St. John was honored by family and friends who gathered to pay their last respects to the soap star after his tragic death.
The 52-year-old actor, who played Neil Winters on the long-running soap, “Young & the Restless,” was paid tribute Monday at a church in Westlake Village, CA.
His ex-wife, Mia St. John, organized the event, which included a musical performance by R&B star Kenny Lattimore, as well as a slideshow of the star.
Along with close friends, St. John’s beloved Shiba Inu, Brando, attended the services and said goodbye to his dad. Brando was taken in by Mia after her ex-husband’s death.
St. John’s fiancée, Kseniya Mikhaleva, did not attend as she was unable to get an emergency visa approved to allow travel into the U.S. from Moscow.
After the services St. John was buried next to his late son, Julian, at a nearby cemetery. Julian passed away in 2014 at the age of 24 after taking his own life.
As we reported, Kristoff died last month on the day of the Super Bowl. The star was pronounced dead at his home after police responded to a possible alcohol overdose. An autopsy was performed and St. John’s cause of death has been deferred until officials can get toxicology results.