funeral

File photo of soldiers walking through Arlington National Cemetery. (Photo by BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

VA Grants Burial Rights For Same-Sex Ore. Couple

The Department of Veterans Affairs has decided to allow the same-sex spouse of a member of the military to be buried in a U.S. national cemetery.

02/15/2013

Screen grab of the Catacombo Sound System. (Credit: catacombosoundsystem.com)

Turn It Up: $30,000 Coffin Plays Songs For Dead People

Thanks to technologically savvy coffin designers in Sweden, passionate music lovers will have the chance to spend their time in the grave soothed by the sounds of their favorite songs.

12/12/2012

credit:  Jeff T. Green/Getty Images

Procession and Memorial for Fallen Trooper Thursday

The procession for fallen Washington State Patrol Trooper Tony Radulescu will begin Thursday, March 1 at 7:30am in Silverdale and end at the ShoWare Center in Kent for his memorial service. Four local churches have also been provided for the public to remotely view the service.

03/01/2012

credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images

WA Agencies Lowering Flags for Slain Trooper

Gov. Chris Gregoire had directed that Washington state agencies lower flags to half staff Thursday in memory of Washington State Patrol Trooper Tony Radulescu.

02/27/2012

credit: Stephen Brashear/Getty Images

Police Say Comforter of Powell’s Tests Positive For Blood; Protesters Cancel Funeral Plans

Police in Washington state who searched a storage unit rented by Josh Powell found a stained comforter that tested positive for blood, according to court documents. Meanwhile, The News Tribune reports that protestors from the Westboro Baptist Church have apparently cancelled plans to come to Washington.

02/10/2012

credit: Stephen Brashear/Getty Images

Funeral for Powell Boys Moved to Tacoma Church

The funeral on Saturday, February 11 for the two sons of missing Utah woman Susan Powell has been moved to a larger church.

02/08/2012

Margaret Anderson; credit: www.nps.gov

Thousands Expected At Service for WA Ranger

Thousands of people are expected at Tuesday’s memorial service for Margaret Anderson, the Mount Rainier National Park ranger who was fatally shot on New Year’s Day.

01/10/2012

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,133 other followers