That's how they did multichannel marketing in the '80s! Funicello revealed in that she caught flak for complying with Disney's advice about not showing her navel on-screen.
Of course, Maureen looks anything but a typical housewife in her swimsuit.
Her funeral was a private ceremony held on April 12, 2013, at the Cherished Memories Memorial Chapel in Bakersfield, California.
She was the last to be selected, and one of the few cast-members to be personally selected by Walt Disney himself.