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Billie holiday's funeral

Billie Holiday's open-casket funeral mass was held at Church of St. Paul the Apostle in New York City. The influential jazz singer died tragically young, at the age of from cirrhosis of the liver.

Abbott, Lou Costello S, Image, Costello S Funeral

Abbott, Lou Costello S, Image, Costello S Funeral

CONFESSIONS OF A FUNERAL DIRECTOR » The Somewhat Strange Story Behind this Double Coffin

From The Madison County Musings, Spring 1987 issue: "On October Aunt Easter Johnson Eubanks died at her home near Japton after a long illness.

2013 Liana Kotsura, 18, was thrown out from the back seat of a car speeding down I-80. She was pronounced dead at the scene. Three other teens were sent to the hospital. All four lived together and were on their way back from a trip to Starbucks. The car was merging from eastbound I-80 to southbound I-5 at the time of the crash. The car was going so fast that the crash flipped the car onto westbound I-80.

Liana Kotsura in her open casket during her funeral. Injuries to her face are visible from the high speed crash.

Edgar Allan Poe 1809-1849 - post mortem photo

Creepy Post-Mortem Photos From The Victorian Era - Edgar Allen Poe post-mortem. The circumstances of his death remain a mystery to this day.

China, so beautiful

The death of Suyan Woo was a huge element in bringing the story together. Because of her death, we know that our parents pass on in our spirit even if we never met them.