Amy Winehouse dead: Father Mitch reveals hopes for a foundation at funeral


Amy Winehouse dead: Father Mitch reveals hopes for a foundation at funeral

“She beat her drug addiction”: Amy”s father Mitch Winehouse tells mourners singer made a “fantastic recovery” before her death and reveals hopes to set up a foundation in her name

10:16 AM on 27th July 2011

Remembering Amy: Mitch Winehouse told Amy

Remembering Amy: Mitch Winehouse told Amy”s family and friends that she had beaten her battle with drugs before her tragic death on Saturday. Mitch was seen outside the crematorium being comforted by a friend as he remembered his daughter

On track: Mitch said that Amy, seen here during her concert in Serbia last month, had beaten her battle with drugs before her death

On track: Mitch said that Amy, seen here during her concert in Serbia last month, had beaten her battle with drugs before her death

Leaving her legacy: Amy Leaving her legacy: Amy

Leaving her legacy: Amy”s father Mitch has revealed that he hopes to start a foundation in his daughter”s name. Seen outside the Golders Green crematorium and Amy”s mother Janis also pictured leaving

Hurting: Amy Hurting: Amy

Hurting: Amy”s ex-boyfriend Reg Traviss and her close friend Kelly Osbourne attended the funeral and the crematorium

For Amy: hundreds of fans have gathered outside her North London home to leave tributes, cards, flowers, art work and other items in the shrine to the singer

For Amy: hundreds of fans have gathered outside her North London home to leave tributes, cards, flowers, art work and other items in the shrine to the singer

We will miss you: Amy

We will miss you: Amy”s goddaughter Dionne Bromfield visited the tributes to the singer after the funeral

Celebrating her life: Friends and family gathered together at Southgate centre for Judaism to celebrate Amy

Celebrating her life: Friends and family gathered together at Southgate centre for Judaism to celebrate Amy”s life

Fond memories: Amy Fond memories: Amy

Fond memories: Amy”s friends and family including Reg Traviss and Kelly Osbourne gathered together to share stories about the singer”s life

Remembering the good times: Amy

Remembering the good times: Amy”s goddaughter Dionne Bromfield shared a joke with a friend as Amy”s family and friends celebrated her life

Own tribute: While Amy

Own tribute: While Amy”s family and friends mourned her loss together fans of the singer gathered together outside her London home to drink and dance in celebration of her life