Even Tony Soprano would find this distasteful.
Opportunistic vendors are selling programs to James Gandolfini’s funeral on eBay (image below).
The 16-page black-and-white hand-outs from the service for the The Sopranos’ star are cheerfully described as “a must have for the ultimate Sopranos and James Gandolfini fan” and “a great way to connect with a caring man who touched so many.” Prices on the auction site for the programs, which were given complimentary to his mourners, range from $100 to $1,000.
Gandolfini’s funeral was held at the massive Cathedral of Saint John the Divine in New York on Thursday. The open ceremony was attended by an estimated 1,800 people, including the actor’s family, fans and former cast members. The Sopranos creator David Chase delivered a moving eulogy in the form of an open letter to the actor (full text), who died of a heart attack in Rome last week at the age of 51.