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Lt. Gov. Oliver’s body lies in state at Essex County Historic Courthouse

A memorial service will be held at the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart Saturday in Newark.

Matt Trapani

Aug 11, 2023, 8:57 PM

Updated 313 days ago

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Friday was the second day of memorial services for the late Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver.
Oliver’s body was escorted to the Essex County Historic Courthouse in Newark by a state police honor guard after lying in state in Trenton on Thursday.
A memorial service will be held at the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart Saturday in Newark.
Oliver died Aug. 1 after being hospitalized the day before for an undisclosed medical issue. A cause of death has not yet been released.
She was 71 years old.


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