Charlene supports Prince Albert at aunt's funeral

Thursday March 24, 2011

Prince Albert of Monaco and Charlene Wittstock lead the mourning as a nation said goodbye to their princess.

The Principality leader and his wife-to-be were among those saying their final farewells to his aunt, Princess Antoinette of Monaco, at her funeral on Thursday.

Princess Antoinette, Prince Ranier III's eldest sister, died at age 90 on March 17 following years of ill health.

A prominent advocate for animal rights, she was the president of Monaco's Society for the Protection of Animals.

Antoinette was well known as a colourful member of Monaco's royals and was married three times. 

She is survived by her three children, Elisabeth Anne, Christian Louis and Christine Alix.

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