Ernie's beloved black Aberdeen terrier
Molly followed his coffin into the cematorium chapel at Slough, Berks.
Molly has been Ernie's constant companion for 10 years - but had to be left behind at the couple's home in Maidenhead, Berkshire, when they left on an ill-fated trip to America late last year.
Pictures of the Aberdeen terrier
, who has been a constant companion for the past ten years but is back in their home in Maidenhead, decorate his private hospital room.
The tiny Aberdeen terrier
has been a constant companion to the 73-year-old star, for the past 10 years.
He said he was missing his 10-year-old black Aberdeen terrier
Molly at home in Dorney Reach, Berks.