All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘funerals’

Firefighter Funeral: Servicemen Nationwide Pay Respect to Deceased Firemen

The memorial processions for two fallen firefighters who died in a nine-alarm fire last week brought together firemen, police officers, and other civil servicemen from across the nation. The wake for Boston firefighter Michael R. Kennedy, 33, was held Wednesday at the P.E. Murray Funeral Home in West Roxbury. The streets were lined with thousands of first responders to pay respects to Kennedy and his fellow colleague Lt. …

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Wrong Woman Buried in Mortuary Mishap

The local CBS station in Los Angeles is reporting the bizarre story of a California family that buried the wrong woman after a mortuary mixed up two bodies. Though the incident echoes a scene from the movie Death at a Funeral, members of the woman’s family were not laughing at the mix-up. The report states that after complaints were raised …

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Whitney Houston Funeral: Westboro Baptist Church Threatens Picketing, Tweets God’s Hate [Updated]

Update: It sounds like this didn’t actually happen, and that WBC is using Twitter to manipulate the media. NJ.com reports: Star-Ledger reporters on the scene said access to that area had been restricted all day, and confirmed no active protests were occurring in the place depicted in the photograph. Westboro Baptist Church threatened to Whitney Houston’s funeral today. Shocker. You …

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