Sandy Hook Elementary Lives Remembered At String Of Services

Funerals and memorial services are wrapping up for the 26 children and adults killed on Dec. 14 at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., just over a week ago.

On Saturday, a horse-drawn carriage brought the miniature coffin of Ana Marquez-Greene to a church in Bloomfield, Conn., where a thousand mourners gathered. The service for the 6-year-old included a performance by Harry Connick Jr., who has played with the girl's jazz saxophonist father, Jimmy Greene, according to the Connecticut Post.

Family members remembered her as wild-haired child with her own love of music.

At the funeral for Josephine Gay in Newtown, Monsignor Robert Weiss of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church said the 7-year-old liked Barbie, her iPad and the color purple.

Dozens of emergency responders paid their respects at the start of the service.

In northern Utah, 6-year-old Emilie Parker was laid to rest in Ogden, next to her maternal grandfather, who died 2 1/2 months earlier.




 
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