Family and friends mourn Pink Taco founder Harry Morton at his memorial service

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A memorial service for restaurateur Harry Morton was held for him on Saturday as family and loved ones mourned his sudden passing. 

The private service, which was conducted by a priest and a rabbi, included touching speeches from family members and friends who were in attendance .

The official location of the service has not been confirmed, but several cars and police vehicles were seen outside the Beverly Hills hotel where mourners were photographed leaving. 

Several cars and police vehicles were seen outside the Beverly Hills Hotel, where Harry Morton's service is believed to have been held

Several cars and police vehicles were seen outside the Beverly Hills Hotel, where Harry Morton's service is believed to have been held 

Family and friends, including Demi Moore (left) and Stephen Dorff (right) were in attendance for the Saturday service 

Pamphlets with Morton's photo from the memorial service were captured in the hands of friends and loved ones.  

Afterwards, an invitation-only gathering was held at the home of Peter Morton, Morton's father, that saw guests like Lori Loughlin, Mossimo Giannulli, Morton's ex Demi Moore, actor Stephen Dorff and oil heir Brandon Davis.  

Record producer Jimmy Lovine and Liberty Ross were also in attendance for the memorial service.  

Pictured: Mossimo Giannulli driving from the memorial service with his wife, Lori Loughlin, hiding in the back seat

Pictured: Mossimo Giannulli driving from the memorial service with his wife, Lori Loughlin, hiding in the back seat 

Lori Loughlin (pictured) was one of the friends who attended the memorial service after Morton died last week

Lori Loughlin (pictured) was one of the friends who attended the memorial service after Morton died last week 

Morton was the founder of Pink Taco, a Mexican restaurant and food truck chain that spanned Los Angeles, California. 

The 38-year-old came from a long line of restaurateur and entrepreneurs in his family. 

His grandfather, Arnie Morton, was the co-founder of the Morton Steakhouse chain and his father founded the Hard Rock cafe chain. 

Pictured: pamphlets at the memorial service were made with photos of Harry Morton and give out to attendees

Pictured: pamphlets at the memorial service were made with photos of Harry Morton and give out to attendees 

Pictured: Oil heir Brandon Davis (left), record producer Jimmy Lovine (right) and Liberty Ross (right) at the service 

Pictured: Loved ones of Morton leaving the memorial service

Pictured: Loved ones of Morton leaving the memorial service 

Morton worked under his father for a number of years before striking out on his own.  

The brother of Pink Taco founder Harry Morton, who found him dead at his home on Saturday, says his last words to his brother were ‘I love you frere’ just hours before he passed away.

In an Instagram post on Wednesday, Matthew Morton, 27, paid tribute to his brother who is believed to have suffered Sudden Cardiac Death (SCD) and said the family plans to start a foundation to tackle heart disease.

Matthew Morton, 27, (right) paid tribute to his brother (left) who is believed to have suffered Sudden Cardiac Death

Matthew Morton, 27, (right) paid tribute to his brother (left) who is believed to have suffered Sudden Cardiac Death

‘On Saturday I lost my big brother,’ Matthew wrote. ‘Harry is that rare person who means so much to so many people in so many different ways, but to no one, could he be more meaningful than he has been to his little brother. 

'I lost my best friend in the entire world, my second father, I lost the person that taught me everything growing up, the person that looked out for me, guided me, showed me the way.

‘Pretty much everything that’s good inside me comes from a lesson I learned along the way from Harry. He paved the way for me to become the person I am today. I could never have asked for a better teacher or a better friend.

‘On Saturday I lost my big brother,’ Matthew wrote. ‘Harry is that rare person who means so much to so many people in so many different ways, but to no one, could he be more meaningful than he has been to his little brother'

‘On Saturday I lost my big brother,’ Matthew wrote. ‘Harry is that rare person who means so much to so many people in so many different ways, but to no one, could he be more meaningful than he has been to his little brother'

Matthew added: 'I lost my best friend in the entire world, my second father, I lost the person that taught me everything growing up, the person that looked out for me, guided me, showed me the way'

Matthew added: 'I lost my best friend in the entire world, my second father, I lost the person that taught me everything growing up, the person that looked out for me, guided me, showed me the way'

Matthew shared these sweet photographs of himself with his brother who died of sudden cardiac death

Matthew shared these sweet photographs of himself with his brother who died of sudden cardiac death

‘It’s really weird, I had dinner with him on Friday night, and spoke to him on the phone Saturday morning, the last thing I said to him was “love you frere” and I am eternally grateful that I got to spend so much time with him,' Matthew wrote in the tribute

‘It’s really weird, I had dinner with him on Friday night, and spoke to him on the phone Saturday morning, the last thing I said to him was “love you frere” and I am eternally grateful that I got to spend so much time with him,' Matthew wrote in the tribute

Matthew shared this picture of himself with his late brother and his father, Hard Rock Café founder Peter Morton

Matthew shared this picture of himself with his late brother and his father, Hard Rock Café founder Peter Morton

Matthew said they are 'setting up a foundation in the coming days to help combat heart disease, and hopefully help others catch it early'

Matthew said they are 'setting up a foundation in the coming days to help combat heart disease, and hopefully help others catch it early'

‘It’s really weird, I had dinner with him on Friday night, and spoke to him on the phone Saturday morning, the last thing I said to him was “love you frere [brother in French]” and I am eternally grateful that I got to spend so much time with him. 

'If you’re lucky enough to have a brother or a sister, please give them a big squeeze, and tell them how much you love them.'

DailyMail.com understands that Matthew discovered his brother’s body at his Beverly Hills home and alerted emergency services.

In his Instagram post, the 27-year-old, who runs a matcha tea company in Los Angeles, pledged to help fight the likely cause of his brother’s death.

‘My brother passed away from sudden cardiac death, if you’re a young man, I urge you to go and get a heart scan. SCD is the single largest cause of natural death in the United States, it takes the lives of 325,000 people a year, and it is twice as common in men as it is in women. 

'We’re setting up a foundation in the coming days to help combat heart disease, and hopefully help others catch it early. I love you more than anything in the world frere.’

The bereaved brother, who has a different mother to Harry but shares their father, Hard Rock Café founder Peter Morton, posted a series of pictures of him and his brother alongside the post.

The Pink Taco restaurant founder, who came from a family of famous and successful restaurateurs, died Saturday at the age of 38.

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Morton's family revealed on Tuesday that preliminary tests indicated he suffered from undiagnosed coronary artery disease with a mildly enlarged heart and the cause of his death was sudden cardiac death.

'We are devastated by the loss of our beloved son, brother, and friend. Harry was the brightest light in all our lives and his spirit will live on forever,' a Morton family

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