Funeral services held for 6 killed in fire on South 15th Street in Newark

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A family in mourning is hoping they will be able to say goodbye to six loved ones Saturday despite overwhelming funeral costs. (Credit: News 12 New Jersey)

Large crowds packed the Solid Rock Baptist Church today to pay their final respects today to the six family members killed in a house fire in Newark last weekend.

Family and friends poured into the church. Relatives say they wanted today to be a celebration of life, so the service was filled with stories about the six victims. The pastor called today a "home-going" for the victims.


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