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From the The Journal News (White Plains, NY) website: “About 30 people attended Francine Stein’s funeral Wednesday, none of whom she had ever met. Her pallbearers were strangers — men and women who carried her simple casket and lowered it down, shoveling warm earth into the grave. If those strangers had not attended Stein’s funeral, nobody would have. ‘For the people who attended, it was an assertion of human dignity,’ Rabbi Elchanan Weinbach said.”
Read more at the The Journal News website.