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Riordan's husband begins memorial service on humorous note

KOB.com Web Staff
April 23, 2018 06:36 AM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Michael Riordan began Sunday evening's memorial service for his wife not on a somber note, but rather a humorous and joyful one.

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"Why's everybody so quiet? This is a celebration," he said to laughs in the Popejoy Hall crowd. "Jennifer was 10 minutes late to our wedding, so I'm paying her back a little bit."

MORE: Poet laureate celebrates Jennifer Riordan with words, memories, sincerity

ALSO: Video tribute ends Jennifer Riordan's memorial, captures late community member's spirit

Over the next few minutes, Riordan welcomed those in attendance and took a moment to cherish the room's supportive atmosphere before acknowledging those in the audience before asking those who have been impacted by his late wife in various ways to stand.

 

WATCH THE FULL MEMORIAL SERVICE HERE

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