Respect shown to grieving family overwhelming

Published 8:26 am Tuesday, September 28, 2010

I was in your fair city over this past weekend to attend the heart-breaking funeral of one of my brothers, Tom Chady.

His death was such a shock and my grief overwhelming, but I still had to take notice of the number of people who paused in their busy day to show respect for my deceased brother.

Innumerable cars pulled over, an occasional biker pulled over and even pedestrians stopped, some putting their hand over their heart as the funeral procession drove by.

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I’m sure most had no idea who the deceased person or family was. Nevertheless, they took the time to respect the death of another human being and it brought my family an immense amount of peace and consolation, despite our grief.

Thank you so much for making my brother’s funeral a bit more bearable. Thank you Vicksburg for being so kind.

Susan Chady Person

Louisville, KY