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Anne Heche laid to rest on Mother's Day, 9 months after her death

Anne Heche, the actress known for her work on films and TV shows including Six Days Seven Nights and Another World, was laid to rest in an intimate ceremony on Mother's Day, nine months after her death at 53.

"Anne was given her final resting place Sunday afternoon at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery Cathedral Mausoleum," a representative for the late actress said in a statement to EW. "She loved everyone so passionately and deeply and her children, her legacy, thank everyone for their support and love through this difficult time and are grateful to be able to honor their mother on Mother's Day."

PEOPLE confirmed that Heche's two sons, Homer Laffoon, 21, and Atlas Tupper, 14, were present at the ceremony. Heche's rep told EW, "It was a lovely ceremony with the people she loved the most. An opportunity to share what we all loved about Anne."

Anne Heche in 2015
Anne Heche in 2015

Chris Polk/NBCU Photo Bank/Getty Anne Heche in 2015

Laffoon previously explained to PEOPLE why Heche's family chose the Los Angeles cemetery as her final resting place. "We are convinced our Mom would love the site we have chosen for her," he said. "It's beautiful, serene and she will be among her Hollywood peers."

He added, "Hollywood Forever is a living place, where people attend movies and concerts and other events. She was our Mom, but the kindness and the outpouring of the past few days reminded us that she also belongs to her fans, to the entertainment community, and now, to the ages."

Heche died last August after crashing her car into a Los Angeles residence and sustaining severe injuries and burns. Her organs were donated and her body was cremated at the time.

The Emmy- and Tony-nominated actress, who was previously in high-profile relationships with Ellen DeGeneres and James Tupper, was famously open about her struggles with mental health. She wrote two memoirs, Call Me Crazy and Call Me Anne, the latter of which was published posthumously.