Pet owners in Belgium mourning the loss of their deceased furry, scaly or feathered companions can grieve without ever really saying goodbye thanks to niche businesses like Animatrans, a funeral home for animals. Established in 1995,...Show More Summary
CHARLTON, Mass. (AP) — A community is paying its final respects to a police officer who was fatally shot during a traffic stop. A wake for Auburn Officer Ronald Tarentino Jr. is scheduled for Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Charlton. A funeral Mass is planned for Friday morning at St. Joseph, followed by […]
This season, Barry Allen has traveled to different earths, different time periods, even different planes of existence. He’s been struck by lightning, loved, lost and loved again. He’s been through more funerals and triumphs in two years than anyone should in one lifetime. And technically has died...
Ten years ago I attended the funeral of a woman who wasn't terribly kind. A woman that many avoided due to her perpetually sharp tongue. At her funeral the priest asked if anyone would like to say a kind word about her and no one moved to speak. Show More Summary
$50,000 fine for Arkansas Funeral Care, funeral home that stashed and stacked 31 corpses and the cremated remains of 22. The post Arkansas Funeral Home That Stashed And Stacked 31 Corpses Fined $50,000 appeared first on CrimeFeed.
In honor of the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War, I organized a 13-state funeral for the Confederate flag on March 25, 2015--three weeks before the Emanuel A.M.E. Church shootings in Charleston, South Carolina. This in turn led to my call to burn and bury the Confederate flag in all 50 states on the following 4th of July. Show More Summary
Topic: Authors Alexie tells NPR's David Greene that he found inspiration for the book in a surprising place: his own father's funeral. "As they lowered the coffin into the grave, his tombstone came into view and on the tombstone is Sherman Alexie — his name, my name," Alexie says. Show More Summary
Given last week’s loss of the great James King, it seems fitting to repost this interview we did with him during the 2014 World of Bluegrass convention in Raleigh, NC. Funeral services for King are being held today at 2:00 p.m. At the time of this […]
The event, which requires a $10,000 donation, is being hosted by Kevin R. Daniels, the owner of a funeral services company and prominent GOP donor.
Patton Oswalt took to Twitter Monday morning to remember his late wife, true crime writer Michelle McNamara, with a photo and a few gut-wrenching sentences about life after her unexpected death. Funerals are final but there's no closure. Show More Summary
In Yaa Gyasi’s début novel, “Homegoing” (Knopf), a boy greeting the line of mourners at his grandfather’s funeral encounters a beautiful girl. “Respectfully, I will not shake the hand of a slaver,” she says, withholding the customary gesture of condolence. Show More Summary
He came from a family of pilots. One uncle was an air force captain. Two cousins, like him, flew for the national carrier, EgyptAir. Mohamed Saeed Shokair died doing what he was born to do, family members said Sunday at a funeral service for the pilot of EgyptAir Flight 804, which crashed into...
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — The North Korean diplomat who negotiated a 1994 deal to freeze the country’s nuclear programs in exchange for aid was mourned at his state funeral as a serious loss for the country. Senior military and ruling party officials attended the ceremony Sunday for Kang Sok Ju, a longtime foreign policy […]
Funerals were held Saturday in Iraq for anti-government demonstrators killed during protests a day earlier, when Baghdad's Green Zone was infiltrated for the second time this month. Continue reading ? The post Funerals held in Iraq after protesters breach fortified Green Zone appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Motorists in Toronto were recently confronted by a huge billboard from Wathan Funeral Home instructing them to "text and drive," Adweek reports. The "provocative in the extreme" billboard understandably sent many angry Toronto residents to the Wathan Funeral website. There they were greeted with this message: “You probably came to...
BAGHDAD (AP) — Hundreds gathered in Baghdad’s Sadr City Saturday as families held funerals for two people killed in protests a day earlier. The coffins for the two men were hoisted above the crowds of mourners before being driven to the holy city of Najaf for burial. The men — Hussein Hasab, 21, and Haider […]
On Saturday, President Obama will set out on a trip to Vietnam, for a visit that’s being billed as looking forward to the future rather than back at the bitter history of the past. On the same day, a funeral will be held in Quang Tri province for a man named Ngo Thien Khiet.
Funeral arrangements for James King have been announced. His family and friends wanted to wait a few days to allow his many, many friends in the music world to make plans to travel and attend. Viewing and visitation is scheduled for Monday, May 23, from […]
On a sultry evening in Varanasi, the spiritual capital of India, smoke from funeral pyres sweeps into a fading azure sky. Wisps of burnt orange float along the horizon where gods greet departed souls. I rush with Hindu pilgrims and other...Show More Summary