[LMB] Pallbearers (was: Boooooooring)
jeffshultz at gmail.com
Wed Jan 5 14:00:49 GMT 2011
I, my father, and assorted cousins were the pallbearers for my
grandfather. In this neck of the woods male descendants and relatives
is very common.
On Tue, Jan 4, 2011 at 10:04 PM, Jane Hotchkiss <focsle1928 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> JH: I was a pallbearer for one of my aunts, as well as being Principal Mourner,
> but only partly because we couldn't find anyone
> else to do it. I also _wanted_ to. The church had three steps from the street to
> the terrace around the church, then another five steps to the narthex, then
> another step to the nave. Funeral director hated having funerals in the church,
> especially for heavy people who had really elaborate and heavy caskets. Had to
> be _lifted_.
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