(Reuters) - Larry Speakes, who served as press secretary to then-President Ronald Reagan from 1981 to 1987, died on Friday at age 74 in his native Mississippi, a funeral home owner said.
Funeral home owner Peter Stefan has accepted the body of suspected Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev, but he's having trouble finding a cemetery willing to let him bury the remains. Tsarnaev's uncle, Ruslan Tsarni, traveled from his home in Maryland to see to burial rites at Stefan's Worcester, Mass., mortuary. Show More Summary
BOSTON (Reuters) - A Massachusetts funeral home owner said he is struggling to find a graveyard willing to accept the body of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev, killed in a shootout with police four days after an attack that left three...
(BOSTON) — A death certificate says a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings died from gunshot wounds and blunt trauma to his head and torso. Worcester (WUS’-tur) funeral home owner Peter Stefan has 26-year-old Tamerlan Tsarnaev’s (TAM’-ehr-lun tsahr-NEYE’-ehvs) body and read details from his death certificate Friday. Show More Summary
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The owner of the funeral home where Whitney Houston’s wake took place says she knows who leaked a photo of the late singer in a casket to the National Enquirer. However, it will be left to the Houston family to reveal the person’s name. Read full article >>
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Outrage over a photograph of Whitney Houston's body in her casket, which was published by the National Enquirer, has been so intense that people have been threatening funeral home owner Carolyn Whigham. The Newark businesswoman heldShow More Summary
The owner of the Newark, N.J., funeral home that handled services for Whitney Houston says the home had nothing to do with a photograph that surfaced showing the singer's body in an open casket.
Whitney Houston will be laid to rest Saturday at the New Jersey church where she sang as a child, as Celebritology noted this morning. The service at the New Hope Baptist Church will be by invitation only, a funeral home owner told the Associated Press. Despite earlier reports, there won’t be a public wake held at the Prudential Center. Read full article >>
Three stories about regulations purported to protect consumers... that hurt consumers. In Minnesota, a classic case of cartel protectionism as the owner of a funeral home owner fights the needless regulations that help others in his business gouge grieving families. My favorite part of this story is when the head of the [...]
This’ll be useful in 2012: In fact, Republicans swept every major competitive contest. Marco Rubio emerged victorious from a three-person Senate race; Panama City funeral home owner Steve Southerland ousted 2nd-district incumbent Allen Boyd; former state legislator Daniel Webster dropped progressive icon Alan Grayson in the 8th district; tea party favorite Allen West came out [...]
The trailer for Get Low, which stars Robert Duvall as a recluse who comes out of 40 years of seclusion to ask a funeral home owner (Bill Murray) to plan him a living funeral, gets even more interesting when you find out it’s loosely based on a true story. I didn’t know about the real