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Saturday, April 19, 2014

Mount Zion Church Day 19

Phillip Seighman is the gravedigger at Mount Zion Church cemetery in NottinghamTownship, Pa.

Today he finished a burial by covering with funeral flowers the grave for James E. Rice, a New Eagle mason who died Wednesday at age 80. 

Seighman said he performs about six burials a year in the small cemetery along Cracker Jack Road.

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