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Divers work to rescue two 13-year-old boys from the Bronx River on Friday, June 20. (Credit: CBS 2)

Joint Funeral Service Held For Cousins Who Died After Jumping Into Bronx River

It was an open casket service for 13-year-olds Wellington Gavin and Erikson Villa.

06/27/2014

Funeral held for six victims of Newark fire (Credit: CBS 2)

Funeral Held For Family Members Killed In Father’s Day Blaze

All six victims had been sleeping inside the home on Madison Avenue and South 15th Street when the fire broke out.

06/21/2014

Bryanna Soplin

Funeral Held For Teen Killed In Levittown Hit-Run; Suspect Appears In Court

Hundreds gathered at St. Ignatius Church in Hicksville to say goodbye to 13-year-old Bryanna Soplin.

06/19/2014

Sarah Goode (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Family, Friends Bid Final Farewell To 21-Year-Old Sarah Goode

A funeral mass for 21-year-old Sarah Goode was held at St. Sylvester Catholic Church in Medford.

06/19/2014

Dr. Maya Angelou (Photo Credit: Steve Exum/Getty Images)

Family, Friends, Famous Admirers Gather To Pay Tribute To Maya Angelou

Family, friends and famous admirers gathered Saturday and paid tribute to poet, orator and sage Maya Angelou.

06/07/2014

Martin St. Louis during Game 6 against the Pittsburgh Penguins. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Rangers To Attend Funeral Of St. Louis’ Mother After East Finals Opener

The Rangers will be all business for Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals on Saturday. The next day will be rough, win or lose.

05/16/2014

The casket carrying actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, who died of an alleged drug overdose on February 1, 2014, arrives at St. Ignatius of Loyola Catholic Church, for Hoffman's funeral service on February 7, 2014. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Family, Friends Mourn Philip Seymour Hoffman At Upper East Side Funeral

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.

02/07/2014

Avonte Oquendo had been missing since Oct. 4, 2013. The medical examiner's office confirmed on Jan. 21, 2014 that remains found along the East River are a DNA match. (credit: Handout)

Funeral For Avonte Oquendo To Be Held Saturday

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.

01/23/2014

Dustin Friedland (credit: CBS 2)

Family, Friends Bid Final Farewell To Short Hills Mall Carjacking Victim Dustin Friedland

Services for Dustin Friedland, 30, were held Wednesday at Beth Am Shalom in Lakewood.

12/18/2013

Dustin Friedland (credit: CBS 2)

Funeral Set For Short Hills Mall Carjacking Victim Dustin Friedland

Services for Dustin Friedland, 30, are scheduled for 11 a.m. Wednesday at Beth Am Shalom in Lakewood.

12/17/2013

The coffin of South African former president Nelson Mandela is carried on a gun carrier for a traditional burial during his funeral in Qunu on December 15, 2013. (Credit: FELIX DLANGAMANDLA/AFP/Getty Images)

Nelson Mandela Buried In South Africa

Nelson Mandela was buried Sunday after a funeral ceremony that included a 21-gun salute.

12/15/2013

Victims Donna L. Smith, James G. Lovell, James M. Ferrari, and Ahn Kisook (Credit: CBS 2)

Last Victim Of Metro-North Derailment Laid To Rest

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.

12/07/2013

Michael Feeney (credit: Ridgewood Police Dept.)

Police Funeral Given To Ridgewood Boy Who Died Of Cancer

Michael Feeney was named Ridgewood’s honorary police chief for 2013. He died on Friday after a four year battle with cancer.

12/03/2013

Jewish mourners carry the body as others observe the funeral of Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, the spiritual leader of Israel's Sephardic Jewish community and the ultra-Orthodox Shas party, on October 7, 2013 in Jerusalem. (credit: Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)

700,000 Attend Jerusalem Funeral For Influential Rabbi Chacham Ovadia Yosef

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.”

10/07/2013

Employees of Green-Wood Cemetery install a headstone over the previously unmarked grave of a Civil War veteran at Green-Wood Cemetery in the Brooklyn borough of New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Long Deceased Slave Given Funeral, Burial Plans Made In Connecticut

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.

09/12/2013

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