The service was held at Penrhos College in Perth, Australia. Ledger's father, Kim, said the service would be followed by a private funeral -- he requested privacy and did not reveal the time or location.
"The funeral will be very, very private and there will only be 10 people there, immediate family and nobody else,'' he told reporters. "It's a pretty sad time. We're finding it difficult to cope by ourselves, let alone cope with everybody around the world. Having said that, we do really appreciate the outpouring and the emotional support from all over the globe."