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ICCFA Show Draws Attention to Cemetery Vases
Theft of cemetery vases was a topic of great discussion at the International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association yearly convention. Granger Plastics, the manufacturer of ForeverSafe products, exhibited at ICCFA show in Tampa, FL April 10-13. This was the company's debut at the show, touted as one of the largest in the industry. Granger released ForeverSafe Products, which includes a line ...
WWII horse soldier honored as hero at military funeral
A horse-drawn carriage accompanied by a riderless horse carried Corporal George W. Radney to his final resting place at Laurel Hill Cemetery in Coldspring on Wednesday, May 15. Radney was one of the l
Mosque, funeral bombings kill 47 in Iraq
BAGHDAD (AP) — Twin explosions ripped through a crowd of Sunni worshippers in Baghdad on Friday, an attack which, combined with a second deadly bombing at a Sunni funeral just outside the city, deepened fears Iraq may be headed toward a new round of sectarian conflict.
Funeral arrangements set for Westland firefighter who died in strip mall blaze
Funeral arrangements have been set for Wayne-Westland firefighter Brian Alfred Woehlke of Dearborn, who died while fighting a blaze at a strip mall Wednesday morning in Westland.
Funeral held for unidentified newborn found inside cooler
Sharon Grill gasped as the tiny white casket was led into Our Lady of the Ridge Catholic Church this morning.
Funeral for Meridian soldier killed in Afghanistan
MERIDIAN, N.Y. — Relatives and friends gathered for the funeral for a soldier from New York’s Finger Lakes region killed in Afghanistan. The ceremony for 28-year-old Army Staff Sgt. Francis Gene Phillips IV was held at Auburn United Methodist Church on Thursday evening.