Stories tagged: funerals
Sat., Sept. 2, 2017, 8:17 a.m.
Post-Harvey problems plague Texas as funerals for dead begin
One week after Harvey roared into the Gulf Coast, a Texas city struggled with no drinking water, fires kept erupting at a stricken chemical plant and funerals began for some …
Sun., March 12, 2017, 5:05 a.m.
Front & Center: Funeral director Scott Dahl on the business of saying goodbye
Scott Dahl manages the two Hennessey Funeral Home and Crematory locations – North Division and the Spokane Valley – and is a newly elected board member of the Washington State …
Sun., April 3, 2016, 7 p.m.
Funeral service changes mirror evolution in attitudes about death and grieving
In some religious traditions, the traditional funeral liturgy has held firm, but even many church funerals would have been little recognized by the pastors of yore.
Sun., Jan. 11, 2015, 12:18 a.m.
Merrill Womach, a renowned singer who survived fiery crash, celebrated at funeral
After a fiery plane crash, Merrill Womach recovered and helped transform the modern funeral with his Spokane-based National Music Service, which at one point supplied music for three-quarters of the …
Sun., July 7, 2013
Memorial, funeral honoring firefighter set for Monday
A public memorial for Spokane firefighter John Knighten is scheduled for 1 p.m. Monday at the Convention Center. A procession to Washington State Veterans Cemetery in Medical Lake will follow. …
Mon., Dec. 17, 2012, 7:18 a.m.
Newtown plans burials as school’s future debated
NEWTOWN, Conn. — A grieving Connecticut town braced itself today to bury the first two of the 20 small victims of an elementary school gunman and debated when classes could …