Nice shot: Horses, a hearse, slowly through some surprised city streets

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There was an elegant sendoff Friday for Robert Nelson Wilson, a television photographer for WGBH and WCVB as well as Cambridge husband, father of two and grandfather of four who died Aug. 26. In place of the traditional black limousine-style hearse, the A.J. Spears Funeral Home arranged for a horse-drawn carriage – a rare, solemn spectacle for the streets of Cambridge.

090614i-NS-DiPasquale-procession-3The funeral Service was Friday at St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church in Area IV before an interment at Mount Auburn Cemetery.

Denise DiPasquale took these photos after spotting the procession on its way from St. Bartholomew’s.

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