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Remains of 1,238 solemnly reinterred

19th-century dead relocated to Waltham

Mary and Bernard Hayes watched Deacon Jacques McGuffie (right) recite prayers as Bishop Walter Edvyean presided during a ceremony at Calvary Cemetery in Waltham.
By Michael Levenson
Globe Staff / October 22, 2006

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WALTHAM -- A bishop sprinkled holy water on the freshly planted sod, a woman recited the Lord's Prayer in Gaelic, and a bagpiper played "Amazing Grace." The mourners who gathered yesterday could only surmise that beneath a statue of St. Joseph lay the remains of their relatives. (Full article: 752 words)

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