A special memorial service forwill be held in Victoria, Australia, where the star grew up. During a news conference this week, Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews said Newton-John’s family accepted his offer for a state service and it will be “much more of a concert than a funeral.”
On the Australian news show “A Current Affair” earlier this week, Newton-John’s niece, Tottie Goldsmith, spoke about the star’s final days and the state service. “On behalf of not just our family, but I think Australia needs it,” Goldsmith said. “She’s so loved and I think our country needs it so we’re going to accept it.”
Monuments and buildings across Australia were lit up in pinkafter she died on Monday at age 73.
Newton-John’s daughter, Chloe Lattanzi, shared several touching posts about her mom on Instagram this week. “You are my lighthouse mama. My safe place. My…