Funeral for Lena Horne to be held in NYC church

This is a 1997 photo of Lena Horne. Horne, 81, has recorded a new album of songs including "Autumn in New York," "After You" and "Some of My Best Friends Are the Blues."(AP Photo/John Abbot, Blue Note Records)

May 12, 2010 8:53:04 PM PDT
Lena Horne's funeral is to be held at a Roman Catholic church in New York City.

Celebrities, relatives and friends will gather Friday morning at the Church of St. Ignatius Loyola in Manhattan to remember Horne. The singer and actress died Sunday at age 92.

A Frank E. Campbell Funeral Chapel spokesman says Horne's casket will leave the funeral home just before the 10 a.m. church service.


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