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Mike Fitzpatrick memorial service
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Jim Melwert
January 10, 2020 - 3:30 pm
Hundreds of people paid their final respects to former Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick, who died on Monday at the age of 56 after a long battle with melanoma. Read more here.
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Coffins of Gen. Qassem Soleimani and others who were killed in Iraq by a U.S. drone strike, are carried on a truck surrounded by mourners during a funeral procession, in the city of Kerman, Iran, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020.
AP Photo
AP News
January 07, 2020 - 12:22 pm
A stampede broke out Tuesday at a funeral for a top Iranian general slain in a U.S. airstrike, and at least 56 people were killed and more than 200 were injured as thousands thronged the procession, Iranian news reports said. Read more here.
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Roberto Parra carries the remains of his son Matias Alejandro alongside his wife Maria Isabel Parra and daughter Alejandra Parra at San Sebastian municipality cemetery before burying him in Maracaibo, Venezuela, Nov. 27, 2019.
Rodrigo Abd/AP Photo
AP News
December 27, 2019 - 10:55 am
Death has become an overwhelming financial burden for many of Venezuela's poorest, who already struggle to find dignity in life. They scrape together food and shelter needed to get through each day, and a relative's death can become the breaking point. Read more here.
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William O'Leary
Delaware County District Attorney's Office
AP News
December 24, 2019 - 12:12 pm
The former director of a Delaware County funeral home allegedly stole nearly $900,000 from customers who thought they were pre-paying for the burial of family members. Read more here.
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Elijah Cummings funeral
Alex Wong/Pool via AP
AP News
October 24, 2019 - 1:25 pm
The late Rep. Elijah Cummings was hailed as the "North Star" for fellow House Democrats as congressional leaders and colleagues paid tribute to him at a Capitol ceremony Thursday. Read more here.
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Luke Perry
Valery Hache/Getty Images
May 06, 2019 - 1:10 pm
By Harmeet Kaur (CNN) — When Luke Perry was laid to rest in Tennessee last month, he was buried in a mushroom suit , according to his daughter, Sophie Perry. The daughter of the "Beverly Hills 90210" actor revealed the detail in an Instagram post Friday. "In December I went to San Francisco with...
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The funeral procession for Muhammad Ali
Matt Stone/The Courier-Journal via USA Today Network
March 25, 2019 - 3:30 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Wisconsin man was lucky that all he got was a traffic citation and $2,000 in damage to his car last month when he was sideswiped by a semi. He was angry that other vehicles on the road were not respecting the funeral...
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Congresswoman Debbie Dingell, center, follows the casket procession out of the Church of the Divine Child after a funeral mass for her husband John Dingell, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, in Dearborn, Mich.
Carlos Osorio/AP
February 12, 2019 - 4:45 pm
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Longtime Rep. John Dingell knew that jobs were about more than collecting a paycheck, and that health care meant more than just good health. Both were about dignity, former Vice President Joe Biden said Tuesday while eulogizing the longest serving member of Congress in U.S...
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Dreamstime
February 04, 2019 - 3:15 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Houston woman received a teddy bear in a white elephant holiday gift exchange, but the bear's stuffing felt like pebbles when she squeezed it. Plus, the words "Neptune Society" were stitched on the bear's foot, so she...
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In this Nov. 2, 2018, photo Darlene Hardison speaks during an interview in Detroit. Hardison would have loved to have a funeral for her father and uncle and bury them in marked graves at a Michigan cemetery.
AP Photo/Carlos Osorio
January 20, 2019 - 12:25 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Darlene Hardison would have loved to have a funeral for her father and uncle and bury them in marked graves at a Michigan cemetery. But she and her family could come up with only enough money to have Hoover Heags and Arthur Hardison cremated, then they left the remains to a Detroit...
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