Funerals and memorial services

FILE - In this Aug. 7, 2019, file photo, Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., speaks during a luncheon at the National Press Club in Washington. Cummings, a sharecropper's son who rose to become the powerful chairman of one of the U.S. House committees leading an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, died Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, of complications from longstanding health issues. He was 68. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
Associated Press
October 18, 2019 - 1:19 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — A wake and funeral for U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings will be held next week at the church where he worshipped for nearly four decades. The Baltimore Sun reports that services for the Maryland Democrat are scheduled for Oct. 25 at New Psalmist Baptist Church. A spokeswoman said the wake...
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Erica Brosnan
September 30, 2019 - 5:56 pm
A funeral will be held on Friday for an NYPD officer killed by friendly fire in the Bronx.
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Bianca Devins
Family Handout
July 19, 2019 - 8:11 pm
Murder victim Bianca Devins was remembered at her funeral as a talented and generous girl whose smile could light up a room.
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FILE - This May 11, 2006 file photo shows the Freedom of the Seas cruise ship docked in Bayonne, N.J. Police in Puerto Rico say that on Sunday, July 7, 2019, a toddler apparently slipped from her grandfather's hands and fell to her death on this cruise ship, Freedom of the Seas, while docked in Puerto Rico. (AP Photo/Mike Derer, File)
July 10, 2019 - 6:56 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana couple whose 18-month-old daughter fell to her death Sunday from the 11th story of a cruise ship hope to return home Thursday from Puerto Rico on a flight also carrying their youngest child's body, an attorney for the family said. Chloe Wiegand's parents, her two...
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FILE - In this Sunday, June 12, 2016 file photo, Mayor Buddy Dyer, center right, and then-Police Chief John Mina, center left, arrive for a news conference after the mass shooting at the Pulse Orlando nightclub in Orlando, Fla. Mina, now the Orange County, Fla., sheriff, says after the attack, police officers were equipped with another layer of body armor that stops rifle rounds. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
June 10, 2019 - 5:35 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Only days before the third anniversary of the worst attack on gay people in the U.S., members of central Florida's congressional delegation said Monday they were introducing legislation that would designate as a national memorial the gay nightclub where 49 people were massacred...
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President Donald Trump arrives on stage to speak to troops at a Memorial Day event aboard the USS Wasp, Tuesday, May 28, 2019, in Yokosuka, Japan. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 27, 2019 - 11:45 pm
ABOARD THE USS WASP (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday wished "Happy Memorial Day" to U.S. service members aboard an American assault ship docked in Japan. They shouted "U.S.A. U.S.A." Trump called them a "tough bunch of people" and dubbed them "daring and mighty warriors in the Pacific." The...
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Valerie Reyes funeral
Seth Harrison/The Journal News
May 06, 2019 - 5:41 pm
The Connecticut medical examiner says the woman found dead in a suitcase along a road in February had suffocated.
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April 26, 2019 - 2:04 pm
The daughter of a Long Island priest who was killed in an car crash last week is desperate to attend her father’s funeral, but policy changes are preventing her from getting into the country.
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Aretha Franklin
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March 25, 2019 - 2:57 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Family members are celebrating Aretha Franklin on what would have been the Queen of Soul's 77th birthday with a memorial service and a screening of a documentary film. The service was held Monday inside a chapel at Woodlawn Cemetery in Detroit. Franklin died last year after battling...
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Stephen Nawrocki
March 18, 2019 - 9:20 pm
Stephen Nawrocki is mourning the loss of not only his 60-year-old brother, but who he also knew as his teacher, carpenter, psychologist and a priest. Michael “taught me about love and kindness and acceptance and tolerance,” Stephen said of his brother, who also had Down syndrome, in a moving...
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