The man who engraved former New York City Mayor Ed Koch's tombstone has apologized for putting on the wrong birth date. Tommy Flynn, the owner of Flynn Funeral and Cremation Memorial Services, told NBC's New York affiliate that he inadvertently listed Koch's birth year as 1942 instead of 1924. Flynn says he feels "terrible" and [...]
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Storied New York mayor Ed Koch had his funeral planned down to the last detail when he passed away this February at the age of 88, even going so far as to visit his own grave site and pen his own epitaph. Unfortunately, it seems he didn't leave anyone in charge of proofreading the final inscription on his tombstone. Show More Summary
Someone screwed up the birth date on New York City Mayor Ed Koch’s tombstone. Though Koch meticulously planned his own funeral, his tombstone erroneously placed his year of birth as 1942 instead of 1924, NBC 4 New York reports. As engraved, the birth date would have made Koch a child during WWII, even though the... Show More Summary
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