Memorial Service Program for Gordon William Copeland, Jr., Charles Shively's partner, on December 8, 1995

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Title

Memorial Service Program for Gordon William Copeland, Jr., Charles Shively's partner, on December 8, 1995

Date

printed not long before Gordon's Memorial Service on December 8, 1995

Description

This is the Memorial Service Program for Gordon William Copeland, Jr., Charles Shively's partner, on December 8, 1995, at the Old Cambridge Baptist Church. The front has a small black and white photograph of Gordon along with the dates of his birth and death (June 17, 1931 and November 23, 1995). The program for the service is recorded as follows:
-"Someone to Watch Over Me" by Barbara Streisand
-Opening sentences
-reading: Jon Copeland, "To everything there is a season," Ecclesiastes 3:1-8
-Meditation, led by Margaret Hougen. Celebration and Mourning
-Tributes, Stories, Memories (all mourners invited to participate)
-The Blessing
-"Somewhere Over the Rainbow" by Judy Garland

The back of the program has a xerox of Gordon's Boston Globe obituary.

Format

5.5x8.5 inches paper

Original Format

paper

Citation

“Memorial Service Program for Gordon William Copeland, Jr., Charles Shively's partner, on December 8, 1995,” Documented | Digital Collections of The History Project, accessed January 20, 2018, http://historyproject.omeka.net/items/show/322.

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