The coffin holding Hoffman’s body was brought out of the Church of St. Ignatius Loyola by pallbearers and put it a hearse, and family and guests began to stream out Friday afternoon.
A private gathering for family and friends will be followed by the funeral, which will be open to the public, at the Church of St. Joseph. The funeral will begin at 11 a.m. at 371 Sixth Avenue.
Services for Dustin Friedland, 30, were held Wednesday at Beth Am Shalom in Lakewood.
Services for Dustin Friedland, 30, are scheduled for 11 a.m. Wednesday at Beth Am Shalom in Lakewood.
Nelson Mandela was buried Sunday after a funeral ceremony that included a 21-gun salute.
The final funeral service was planned for Saturday for one of the four passengers killed in the Metro-North derailment in the Bronx last weekend.
Michael Feeney was named Ridgewood’s honorary police chief for 2013. He died on Friday after a four year battle with cancer.
The Democratic nominee for New York City mayor also sent his condolences over the loss of Rabbi Yosef. Bill de Blasio praised the influential rabbi, saying “his wisdom, charity and sensitivity were legendary.”
A slave who died more than 200 years ago in Connecticut but was never buried has finally been given a funeral and will be laid to rest.
Thirty-year-old Mark Lennon was killed when the powerboat he was in crashed into a barge near the Tappan Zee Bridge on July 26.
Worshippers exchanged hugs Wednesday as they arrived for Andrea Rebello’s funeral at St. Teresa of Avila Church in Sleepy Hollow.
A funeral mass is planned for next week for a Hofstra University student who was shot and killed during a break-in at her apartment on the school’s campus in Uniondale.
“Well, we was going to a funeral, but it looks like we got buried,” Smith said. “Basketball is a very humbling game.”
Marisha Cheong went missing without a trace, and two months later with her body tragically found, her family said goodbye.
Per Koch’s request, three flags will be on display during the service – the American flag, the Israeli flag and the flag of the City of New York. The service will end with the playing of a “hymn-like” slower version of “New York, New York.”