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Congresswoman Debbie Dingell

Representing the 12th District of Michigan

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Details on Services for John D. Dingell

February 8, 2019
Press Release

DEARBORN, MI and WASHINGTON, DC — Below, please find information on services for John D. Dingell in Michigan and Washington.  

On Monday, February 11, 2019 from 11:00 am to 8:00 pm, a visitation was held at the Ford Community and Performing Arts Center at 15801 Michigan Avenue, Dearborn, MI 48126. 

On Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 11:00 am, a funeral mass was held at Church of the Divine Child. The Honorable Joseph R. Biden Jr. spoke and former staff of Mr. Dingell served as pallbearers.

On Tuesday, February 12, 2019, Congressman John D. Dingell’s remains arrived at Joint Base Andrews on board a C-17 Globemaster III. Photos from the arrival ceremony are available here:

On Tuesday, February 12, 2019, a motorcade carrying Mr. Dingell’s casket arrived at the United States Capitol on the East Plaza. Video is available from C-SPAN here.

On Thursday, February 14, 2019 at 10:30 am, a funeral mass was held at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 3513 N Street NW, Washington, DC 20007. Speakers included: The Honorable Bill Clinton, The Honorable Steny Hoyer, The Honorable John Boehner, The Honorable John Lewis, and The Honorable Fred Upton. Serving as pallbearers were former members of Congress and colleagues of Mr. Dingell.


On Friday February 15, 2019, Former Congressman John D. Dingell, a WWII-era veteran of the Army, was interred at Arlington National Cemetery. Dingell's grave is in Section 81, grave 65-A. Section 81 is located on the northwest side of the Cemetary, near where Lewis Drive meets Gifford Drive. More information on visiting Arlington is available at