Funeral Feasts

Funeral Feasts (HM1ZVW)

Location: Kutztown, PA 19530 Berks County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 31.091', W 75° 46.972'

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Raisin pie is still known as leicht (funeral pie). This pie was a favorite at the gathering of family & friends which was held after the funeral services. In fact, raisin pie was rarely served except at these funeral gatherings.
The Big Valley still serve cake & wine at funerals.
Up until World War I, everyone who attended a Pa. Dutch funeral was invited to dinner. These gatherings were known as sees-koocha schpree (sweet cake spree).
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Date Added Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 at 10:52pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 433682 N 4485567
Decimal Degrees40.51818333, -75.78286667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 31.091', W 75° 46.972'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 31' 5.46" N, 75° 46' 58.32" W
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Area Code(s)610, 484
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Cemetery Ln, Kutztown PA 19530, US
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