Posts Tagged Funerals and memorial services

Girl’s memorial being held at basketball arena

A photo of Lacey Holsworth is displayed on the scoreboard during a memorial service for Lacey an 8-year-old Michigan State basketball fan whose battle with cancer inspired the team's players and coaches, Thursday, April 17, 2014, at Michigan State University's Breslin Center in East Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Al Goldis)

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Lacey Holsworth did not stop smiling until cancer took her life.

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Memorial service to mark Hillsborough anniversary

Before their English Premier League soccer match at Anfield Stadium against Manchester City Liverpool supporters hold banners prior to a minute's silence in tribute to the 96 supporters who lost their lives in the Hillsborough disaster of 25 years ago on 15 April 1989, Liverpool, England, Sunday April 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — About 30,000 people, including Liverpool players past and present, are expected to attend a memorial service at Anfield marking the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough Stadium disaster that killed 96 Liverpool fans.

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