A fictional character has been given a real-life funeral.
Full spoiler warning: White presumably died in the last scene ofwhich spurred the idea for the fan-held memorial service in Albuquerque -- the show's setting which has seen a sharp increase in tourism because of the popularity of the series, which aired for five seasons from 2008-2013. watched the in September, the same month the show was crowned .
Fans from as far as Boston and Canada turned out for the funeral, which was held as a fundraiser with proceeds going to a local homeless organization.
"I hope this happens every year," said Shirley Macintosh, who came all the way from Alberta, Canada, for the event.
But not everybody at the cemetery was partaking in the festivities.
Relatives of the buried deceased say that it's disrespectful to have a celebration at a graveyard.
Jessica and Adrian Abeyta had a 7-year-old daughter who died several years ago and was buried at the cemetery, near the location of the fake White funeral.
"We're extremely saddened," Jessica Abeyta said. "It almost feels like a slap in the face."
Watch the video above to see "mourners" grieve forat the cemetery.
Tell us: Do you think the faux funeral is in poor taste?