Whitney Houston to be buried next to father

Whitney Houston to be buried next to father

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The grave stone of Whitney Houston's father, John Russell Houston, Jr, is seen at Fairview Cemetery in Westfield, N.J., Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012. According to her death certificate, Whitney Houston will be buried on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012, in the same cemetery where her father was laid to rest in 2003. (AP Photo/Beth DeFalco) --------------------------------------------------------------------------------

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Associated Press

Posted on February 17, 2012 at 12:29 PM

Updated Friday, Feb 17 at 12:46 PM

NEW YORK  -- Whitney Houston’s final resting place will be next to her father, John Russell Houston Jr.

Houston will be laid to rest at the Fairview Cemetery in Westfield, New Jersey, after funeral services on Saturday, a source close to the family confirmed. Houston’s father was buried there in 2003.
Fifteen hundred guests are expected to attend the private funeral services including Aretha Franklin, Clive Davis and Stevie Wonder. Houston, who was 48, died in Beverly Hills, the day before the Grammy awards.

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