Its been a tough week for the Gandolfini family, and finally last night (June 23) the body of James Gandolfini arrived Stateside.
The Sopranos actors remains were flown in from Rome, Italy, where he passed away due to a heart attack this past Wednesday, June 19th.
Gandolfinis body landed at Newark Liberty International Airport at 9:45pm, and left for the Robert Spearing Funeral Home in Park Ridge, New Jersey at 11:20pm.
A family spokesperson told press, “On behalf of the Gandolfini family, I would like to thank the Italian authorities for all the assistance they have rendered in expediting the formalities necessary to repatriate James Gandolfini”s remains to the United States. It has been our privilege to be guests in your beautiful country, despite the difficult circumstances. We sincerely thank you.”