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Mary Tyler Moore laid to rest in Connecticut

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Mary Tyler Moore became famous after starring on the Dick Van Dyke show from 1961-1966. She also starred in her own show, the "Mary Tyler Moore Show," from 1970-1977. She won 7 Emmy awards and was inducted into the television Hall of Fame in 1986. Getty I Mary Tyler Moore became famous after starring on the Dick Van Dyke show from 1961-1966. She also starred in her own show, the "Mary Tyler Moore Show," from 1970-1977. She won 7 Emmy awards and was inducted into the television Hall of Fame in 1986. Getty I
FAIRFIELD, CT (AP) -

Mary Tyler Moore has been laid to rest during a private ceremony at a Connecticut cemetery.

About 50 people attended the funeral and burial at Oak Lawn Cemetery in Fairfield on Sunday. Police said actress Bernadette Peters was among family and friends who attended.

The gravesite was adorned with a statue of an angel and scores of flowers including white orchids and roses. Actor Jason Robards also is buried at Oak Lawn.

The Emmy-winning actress best known for her TV sitcom roles in "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and "The Dick Van Dyke Show" died Wednesday. She was 80 and lived in Greenwich.

A small number of fans gathered outside the front gate of the cemetery with signs saying, "I Love You," ''Rest in Peace" and "Mary = Love!"

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