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A traditional New Orleans jazz funeral starts with somber music. It's only after the burial that the band cuts loose with raucous, celebratory tunes.

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Each person must live their life as a model for others.
-Rosa Parks

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Japan has one of the highest cremation rates in the world - 99.9% (compared to approximately 40% in the United States).

Funny Obituaries

Obituaries usually inspire tears, but a few unique souls would rather make us laugh.

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Hobert Nelson

The sketch artist they called "The cop who caught crooks with his pencil, not his gun"

Pat Quinn

Pat Quinn

Top ranked featherweight boxer was a double for Mickey Rooney

Victor Segura

Entered heaven at the age of 89. His last words: "I am ready to go dancing and romancing."

Louise A. Hutchinson

Reporter was the first woman to overnight at the South Pole.

Sylvia Jean Thogmartin

Beloved grandmother and community volunteer in Millersport, Ohio

Dane R. Balcon

Army specialist tragically died in Iraq; his legacy lives on in memorial scholarship fund

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Where there is love there is life.
-Mahatma Gandhi

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