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Mourners gathered at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church Canada Goose Parka in Houston to celebrate the life of the matriarch of the Bush family, who was the Canada Goose sale wife of a president and the mother of another. She died Tuesday at 92.
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buy canada goose jacket cheap The casket of former first lady Barbara Bush is moved after Saturday’s funeral at St. Martin’s Episcopal uk canada goose outlet Church in Houston. (David J. Phillip/AP)
Bush’s husband, who was in a wheelchair, and her oldest son, former president George W. Bush, sat cheap canada goose uk at the front canada goose uk shop of the church, along with former first lady Laura Bush. Bush’s only living daughter,Dorothy Bush Koch, could be seen with her arm around her father.
Several dignitaries and public figures were in attendance, including former president Bill Clinton and Hillary Clinton, and former president Barack Obama and Michelle Obama, who were seated next to first lady Melania Trump in the front row.
Canada Goose sale Not in attendance at the Saturday service was President Trump, who wanted to “avoid disruptions” out of respect for the Bush family, the White House said. Former president Jimmy Carter also was not in attendance; he was caring for his wife, Rosalynn Carter, who is recovering from uk canada goose surgery, he said in a statement.
canada goose clearance sale Minutes before the start of the service,Trump said on Twitter, “Heading to the Southern White House to watch the Funeral Service of Barbara Bush. First Lady Melania has arrived in Houston to pay our respects. Will be a beautiful day!”[Barbara Bush’s funeral: Why Melania Trump, Michelle Obama, Hillary Clinton will be there]
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Many of the women in attendance eschewed black in favor of a vibrant royal blue, Bush’s signature color. The mood inside canada goose factory sale the church was celebratory rather than sad full of hugs and kisses akin to a reunion of old friends.
Bush’s eight grandsons carried the casket out of the church, as George W. Bush pushed hisfather’s wheelchair behind. Guests reached out to both men, jumping up and shaking their hands as they moved toward the door. But no sign of tears.
Barbara Bush’s eight grandsons carry her casket out of St. Martin’s Episcopal Church in Houston on Saturday. Bush follows in a wheelchair pushed by his son and fellow former president, George W. canada goose store Bush. Canada Goose online Bush cheap Canada Goose Presidential Library in College Station, Texas, where shewas buried next to her canada goose outlet chicago daughter Robin, who died of leukemia when she was 3 years old.
After the Bush family left for the canada goose clearance sale private burial, guests reflected on the funeral as they waited to board buses back to a staging area about a mile away.
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Canada Goose Jackets Billionaire David Rubinstein said the speakers captured Bush’s her “warmth, humility and wit.” But perhaps the most passionate review came from Rita Hajjar, who co owns a local pizza restaurant and was dressed in a blue suit, pearls and American flag pin.
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