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Funeral held for composer Tavener
Some 700 people mourn Sir John Tavener at the composer's funeral service in Winchester Cathedral.
Move to license funeral directors
Funeral directors should be licensed and provide a comprehensive breakdown of costs to give consumers added protection against unscrupulous practitioners, says the Law Commission.
Alec Reid: Funeral For 'Peacemaker' Priest
The funeral of a priest, widely accepted as having played a major role in the Northern Ireland peace process, has taken place in west Belfast. Father Alec Reid, 82, a Redemptorist priest originally from Dublin, died last Friday. He has been described as "the midwife of the peace process" and "model peacemaker" for his work acting as a secret intermediary between the IRA and the British and Irish ...
Funeral arrangements made for mother, son killed in house fire
The family of Barbara Jean Bowens, 34, and John Cena Bowens, 3, will receive friends at 10:00 a.m. Saturday at Smith-Reagan Funeral Home in Rutledge.
Merced funeral services scheduled for three killed in DUI crash
Funeral services have been scheduled for the three men killed in a car crash in Sacramento last weekend. A memorial service for Robert and Michael Anderson is scheduled for Monday at Stratford Evans Merced Funeral Home, 1490 B St. in Merced.
Funeral of former soldier Frederick Leach to be held at Acklam
Authorities issued a call for mourners to attend the former Green Howard's funeral - and hundreds have now pledged to pay their respects