Rep. Louise Slaughter was remembered in Rochester on Friday, one week following her death.
Funeral services took place in Kodak Hall at the Eastman Theatre. Members of Congress including Nancy Pelosi and John Lewis attended the service. Members of the Slaughter family were joined by Hillary Clinton, Reps. Pelosi and Lewis in recalling the congresswoman’s legacy.
Full funeral service
Congressman John Lewis
House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi
Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton
Anthem, His Eye is on the Sparrow Civilla Martin, Charles Gabriel
Brianna J. Robinson, soprano
Veena Akama-Makia, mezzo soprano
Wilson Southerland, piano
A Reading from Matthew 5:1-11