Funerals and memorial services

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
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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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