Monday, April 22, 2013
Somber mood throughout Medford Monday for bombing victim's funeral, no protesters present.
A deep sadness permeated downtown Medford Monday for the funeral of Krystle Campbell, a native daughter killed one week ago in the bombings attacks at the Boston Marathon. The funeral brought out hundreds, lining both sides of High Street as traffic was shut down near St. Joseph's Church. So many came out that the church got to capacity with many still lined up past the St. Joseph's Social Center. While they came to pay their respects to Campbell, 29, who most recently lived in Arlington and worked as a restaurant manager, many also came to shield the family from a potential protest. The Westboro Baptist Church had threatened to picket the funeral, as they do at many high-profile events, to espouse their anti-gay views. Teamster Local 25…
Thursday, September 20, 2012
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Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Winchester residents showed their support for Glen Doherty, who was one of the four Americans killed in the Libya attacks on Sept. 11.
The Winchester community showed its support for one of its own today as people lined the streets from Costello Funeral Home to St. Eulalia's Church, where retired Navy SEAL Glen Doherty was honored by friends and family. Residents were dressed in patriotic attire, waving flags and holding passionate signs as their hearts went out to the 42-year-old's family, who mourned their loss. Doherty was killed on Sept. 11 while he was working for a private security company guarding U.S. Ambassador to Libya John Christopher Stevens, who was also killed along with two other Americans at the American consulate in Benghazi. Winchester said goodbye to an American hero, son and loving friend today. Farewell, Glen. Check Winchester Patch's coverage of …
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Winchester residents are encouraged to line the procession route Wednesday to honor Glen Doherty.
The community is asked to support a family who will lay a son and brother to rest Wednesday. The family of Glen Doherty, 42, will hold a funeral mass in St. Eulalia Church at 50 Ridge St. at 11 a.m. Wednesday. While the family wants to keep the procession intimate with only family, the community can honor Doherty by lining the streets along the procession route from Costello Funeral Home to the church starting at 10:30 a.m. Winchester native and former Navy SEAL Doherty was among the four Americans killed while serving U.S. Ambassador of Libya John Christopher Stevens at the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi Tuesday, Sept. 11. Doherty was a 1988 Winchester High School graduate, and his former classmates are encouraging residents to line the …