The body of T/Sgt. William P. Hoben of Coaldale, who died in North Africa on May 11, 1943, from injuries sustained in a Flying Fortress crash, arrived in Tamaqua at 9:52 a.m. today. A military funeral will be held on Thursday, with a solemn requiem Mass in St. Mary's Church, Coaldae. A military burial will be made in the Soldiers' Plot in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Bloomingdale.
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Thursday, June 16, 2011