Whitney Houston to be buried tomorrow
Fans to watch Houston’s funeral via the Internet and on satellite.
NEW YORK, United States, Friday February 17, 2012 – Funeral arrangements for tomorrow’s final farewell to pop superstar Whitney Houston are in high gear.
Houston will be given a private funeral service and burial in Newark, however millions of adorning fans will be able to watch it via the Internet and satellite.
The Associated Press will be the only video camera allowed inside the church during the service, and will be responsible for streaming the service on http://livestream.com/aplive, and will also be available to broadcasters via satellite.
Some of Houston’s fans have already gathered and placed flowers outside the New Hope Baptist Church in Newark, New Jersey where the invitation-only funeral service will take place at the request of the singer’s family.
Metal barricades have also been erected to create a tribute area where fans were leaving candles, balloons and photographs of the singer, as funeral directors liased with police to discuss security for the event.
Houston died at the age of 48 at a hotel in Beverly Hills, California last Saturday. She will be buried in Fair View Cemetery in Westfield, New Jersey where her father was also buried in 2003.