Stephen 'tWitch' Boss funeral: 'Ellen' DJ laid to rest in 'beautiful' private funeral weeks after death
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: Stephen 'tWitch' Boss has been memorialized three weeks after his death, in the presence of a small family gathering, reported People. The DJ-turned-producer on 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show' was found dead on December 13, 2022, at the age of 40. His death was confirmed the following day by his wife, Alison Holker Boss, as the industry mourned his death. Allison reflected on her husband's personal and professional demeanor after his death, "Stephen lit up every room he stepped into. He valued family, friends, and community above all else, and leading with love and the light was everything to him. He was the backbone of our family, the best husband and father, and an inspiration to his fans."
The 34-year-old added, “To say he left a legacy would be an understatement, and his positive impact will continue to be felt. I am certain there won't be a day that goes by that we won't honor his memory.” “Stephen, we love you, we miss you, and I will always save the last dance for you." Top celebrities reacted to his shocking demise as well, which included former first lady Michelle Obama, Kerry Washington, Jennifer Lopez, Ciara, Jada Pinkett Smith, JoJo Siwa, and Cheryl Burke, reports People.
Ellen DeGeneres, the host with whom ‘Twitch’ had a close bond expressed her pain saying, "The last 11 days have been really tough for everyone. Everyone is in pain and trying to make sense of it, and we'll never make sense of it." Getting emotional, the 64-year-old added, "The best thing we can do is to laugh and hug each other and play games and dance and sing... the things he loved to do. It seems impossible, but that's how we honor him." “… And hug each other and tell each other we love each other and let people know we're there for them and check in with people. Though I know it seems hard, it seems impossible but thats how we are going to honor him," she concluded.
Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss mother, Connie Boss Alexander, wrote on social media on her son’s sudden demise, "Family and friends, thank you for all the love, prayers and encouragement. Please know I see all the messages, texts, posts, and phone calls. I can't use words right now. Please know I will reach out when I can." She penned a dedicated message to her 40-year-old son and wrote, “Stephen Laurel, your mother loves you to eternity and beyond.”