Funeral

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AP News
October 04, 2019 - 5:14 pm
By RYAN TARINELLI Associated Press MONROE, N.Y. (AP) — With bagpipers marching silently to the beat of a somber drum, a New York City police officer killed by friendly fire was honored at his funeral Friday as a hero and a dedicated, compassionate professional who put his heart into his work...
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October 01, 2019 - 5:39 pm
By TAMARA LUSH Associated Press SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — Most of the 2,000-plus people who gathered in the Florida heat Tuesday didn't know Edward Pearson. They knew little, if anything, about the life of the 80-year-old Army veteran. But they knew of his death, and that was reason enough to attend...
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July 03, 2019 - 11:21 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Hundreds of New York City police officers honored a former detective who fought until his final days for the extension of health benefits for 9/11 first responders. The funeral ceremony for Detective Luis Alvarez, 53, is being held at Immaculate Conception Church in Astoria, New...
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Associated Press
March 20, 2019 - 8:49 am
By NICK PERRY, JULIET WILLIAMS and KRISTEN GELINEA CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — A father and son who fled the civil war in Syria for "the safest country in the world" were buried before hundreds of mourners Wednesday, the first funerals for victims of shootings at two mosques in New Zealand...
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Associated Press
December 06, 2018 - 8:20 am
by Will Weissert, Nomaan Merchant & Calvin Woodward, Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — George H.W. Bush, who shaped history as 41st president and patriarch of a family that occupied the White House for a dozen years, is going to his final rest Thursday in Texas. More than 11,000 people paid their...
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Associated Press
December 05, 2018 - 10:43 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on events honoring late former President George H.W. Bush (all times local): 10:35 a.m. Former President George H.W. Bush's casket is leaving the U.S. Capitol for a state funeral at the Washington National Cathedral. Family, friends, congressional leaders and others...
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Associated Press
December 05, 2018 - 8:21 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on events honoring former President George H.W. Bush (all times local): 7:35 a.m. The public viewing for late former President George H.W. Bush at the Capitol Rotunda has drawn to a close. A funeral service at Washington National Cathedral on Wednesday will cap three...
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Associated Press
December 05, 2018 - 8:16 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President George H.W. Bush is getting a national farewell at Washington National Cathedral before family, friends, presidents and foreign dignitaries. The nation's 41st president died Friday in Houston at age 94. His wife of 73 years, Barbara, passed away in April. Things to know...
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December 04, 2018 - 2:53 pm
By CALVIN WOODWARD, LAURIE KELLMAN and ASHRAF KHALIL , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Soldiers, people in wheelchairs and long lines of other Americans filed through the hushed Capitol Rotunda on Tuesday to view George H.W. Bush's casket and remember a president whose legacy included military...
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Associated Press
December 04, 2018 - 8:39 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on events related to late former President George H.W. Bush (all times local): 8:35 p.m. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump have paid their respects to former President George H.W. Bush at the U.S. Capitol. The nation's 41st president is lying in state...
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