Simon Monjack Wanted to Be Buried Next to Brittany Murphy

05/26/2010 at 05:00 PM EDT

Simon Monjack Wanted to Be Buried Next to Brittany Murphy
Brittany Murphy and Simon Monjack
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Though family members are still finalizing burial plans, Simon Monjack will most likely be buried next to his late wife Brittany Murphy, PEOPLE confirms.

"That was definitely his wish," says spokesman Roger Neal. "It's safe to say that wish will be fulfilled."

Monjack, who was found dead Sunday night five months after Murphy died of cardiac arrest, will be laid to rest in a private ceremony Thursday at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Los Angeles, where his wife was interred Dec. 24.

E! Online was first to report on Monjack’s wish to be buried next to Murphy.

Reporting by SARA HAMMEL

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