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Services for Congressman Donald M. Payne
« on: March 11, 2012, 10:15:18 AM »
Services for Congressman Donald M. Payne

Three days of services for Congressman Donald M. Payne will begin on Monday and conclude on Wednesday in a ceremony that is likely to draw thousands of mourners from around the world. Congressman Payne will lie in state at the Historic Essex County Courthouse on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Newark from 1 p.m. Monday to 8 a.m. Tuesday. On Tuesday, Congressman Payne‚Äôs body will be taken to the Metropolitan Baptist Church for another public viewing from 4 to 9 p.m. His funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, with Rev. David Jefferson officiating and the Payne family pastor, Rev. Tony Jackson, giving a eulogy. He will be buried in the family plot at Glendale Cemetery in Bloomfield. For more information: Washington DC Office 2310 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, District of Columbia 20515 Phone: (202)-225-3436     Fax: (202)-225-4160 Newark Office 60 Nelson Place Newark, New Jersey 07102 Phone: (973)-645-3213     Fax: (973)-645-5902 Metropolitan Baptist Church 149 Springfield Avenue, Newark, NJ 07103 Phone: 973.642.2267    Fax 973.642.3201 Historic Essex County Courthouse 470 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. Newark, NJ 07102