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3,000 Attend Funeral for Tama, the Cat Stationmaster
Offbeat  (tags: cats, Tama, stationmaster, Wakayama, Japan, funeral )

Naoko
- 311 days ago - japantoday.com
Tama the stationmaster, Japan's feline star of a struggling local railway, was mourned by about 3,000 company officials and fans and elevated into a goddess at a funeral Sunday.
Astonishing Scenes at Woman's Funeral as Stray Dogs Unexpectedly Show Up to Pay Their Respects to Lady Who Used to Feed Them
Offbeat  (tags: Funeral, Mexico, strays, dogs, heartwarming, feed )

Scooby
- 402 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A funeral for a woman in Mexico took an unexpected turn when a number of stray dogs unexpectedly showed up to pay their respects.
Richard III's Tomb Unveiled at Leicester Cathedral
Offbeat  (tags: Leicester cathedral, tomb, King Richard III, funeral, history, Plantagenet, monarch )

Scooby
- 403 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The sealed tomb of King Richard III has been unveiled in Leicester Cathedral.
Queen Leads Tributes to Richard III as Remains of Last English King to Die in Battle Are Finally Given a Royal Burial in Leicest
Offbeat  (tags: queen, england, King Richard III, Plantagenet, funeral, leicester cathedral )

Scooby
- 405 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
After more than 500 years shrouded in mystery, buried in anonymous grave discovered beneath a car park, Richard III has finally been laid to rest 'in the heart' of the country.
Critics Attack 'Undignified Pantomime' of King's Reburial as Tourists Queue Up to View Coffin in Leicester
Offbeat  (tags: King Richard III, Leicester cathedral, funeral, UK, history )

Scooby
- 408 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
For some, it is a fitting tribute to an unfairly maligned British monarch who has been denied the proper state send-off for more than 500 years.
Ceremony Fit for a King: Remains of Richard III Begin Five Day Journey to Final Resting Place 500 Years After He Fell in Battle
Offbeat  (tags: King Richard III, funeral, state, royalty, Battle of Bunker Hill, Leicester, UK, procession )

Scooby
- 409 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Richard III has started the journey to his final resting place, more than 500 years after his death in battle.
Family, Friends Raise Funds for Rebecca Layson's Burial
Offbeat  (tags: family, Car wash, money, funeral, daughter, sadness )

Lone
- 2269 days ago - sacbee.com
Richard Layson on Monday directed cars toward soap and hoses and gave pizza to volunteers. He spent Presidents Day managing a carwash to pay for the burial of his 17-year-old daughter, Rebecca Layson, who police say was murdered last week.
Animal Lover, Dog Die; His Dog, Many Friends Remain
Offbeat  (tags: animal lover, killed, by bus, rescuing injured dog, funeral, memories, jersey, his dog )

Simone
- 2291 days ago - theledger.com
John Morgan lost his life Jan. 15 when he was struck and killed by a bus while trying to save an injured dog. The dog did not survive, but Jersey, Morgan's butterscotch-colored dog, did
Man Shows Up At Own Funeral
Offbeat  (tags: Funeral, mistaken identity, Brazil )

Kristi
- 2372 days ago - cbs2.com
Relatives of Ademir Jorge Goncalves, 59, had identified him as the victim of a Sunday night car crash in Parana state in southern Brazil, police said.
LKL WEB EXCLUSIVE: Miko Brando on Michael's Funeral
Offbeat  (tags: Miko Brando, son of actor Marlon Brando, friend, Michael Jackson, funeral, Forest Lawn, burial site )

RosemaryR
- 2435 days ago - larrykinglive.blogs.cnn.com
Tonight my friend is laid to rest. For a lot of people this will bring closure, but not me. This is just another step. Michael is still a huge part of my life and I think of him every day.
Llamas Attend Owner's Funeral in Ohio
Offbeat  (tags: animals, llamas, funeral, Ohio, honor gaurd )

David
- 2635 days ago - boston.com
A Ohio farmer who died of cancer has been laid to rest with the help of some of the llamas he raised on his farm. Two of Terry McCrone's llamas made up an honor guard at his funeral Friday at Perry. Four others from a state drill team joined them.
DYING POOR
Offbeat  (tags: funeral, poor, funeral directors )

Sc
- 2975 days ago - waynetimes.com
Just how much should taxpayers be responsible for burial costs? Area funeral directors want an increase in fees from the County for those who cannot pay The funeral director gets the call that a person has died. Immediately the director must arrange
   

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