+-
A funeral service is held at St. Joseph's (Credit: Howard Schnapp)

A funeral service is held at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Hewlett for a newborn later named Denise Hope, who was found abandoned on a conveyer belt at a sanitation plant. (Nov. 9, 2013)

Funeral held for dead newborn found at garbage plant

More than 100 people stood outside a Hewlett church Saturday to say farewell to an unwanted newborn who was found dead last month.

Ron Kahl, right, executive director of AMT Children
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

Ron Kahl, right, executive director of AMT Children of Hope Foundation, and Erik Fischer carry the casket of Denise Hope out of St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Hewlett. (Nov. 9, 2013)

A funeral service for Denise Hope, a newborn
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

A funeral service for Denise Hope, a newborn found abandoned on a conveyer belt at a sanitation plant in North Lawrence, is held at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Hewlett. (Nov. 9, 2013)

A funeral service for Denise Hope, a newborn
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

A funeral service for Denise Hope, a newborn found abandoned on a conveyer belt at a sanitation plant in North Lawrence, is held at Saint Joseph's Catholic Church in Hewlett. (Nov. 9, 2013)

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISE HERE
Ron Kahl, executive director of AMT Children of
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

Ron Kahl, executive director of AMT Children of Hope Foundation, and Erik Fischer carry the casket of Denise Hope. (Nov. 9, 2013)

Catherine Doty, of Guardians of the Children, leaves
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

Catherine Doty, of Guardians of the Children, leaves a flower at the Cemetery of the Holy Rood after the funeral service for Denise Hope, a newborn who was found abandoned on a conveyer belt at a sanitation plant in North Lawrence. (Nov. 9, 2013)

Ron Kahl, executive director of AMT Children of
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

Ron Kahl, executive director of AMT Children of Hope Foundation, and Erik Fischer, right, carry the casket of Denise Hope. (Nov. 9, 2013)

Shown above, the small casket of a newborn
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

Shown above, the small casket of a newborn later named Denise Hope (Nov. 9, 2013)

A funeral service is held at St. Joseph's
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

A funeral service is held at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Hewlett for a newborn later named Denise Hope, who was found abandoned on a conveyer belt at a sanitation plant. (Nov. 9, 2013)

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISE HERE

Get The 1600 newsletter, our inside look at the race to the White House.

Comments

Newsday.com now uses Facebook for our comment boards. Please read our guidelines and connect your Facebook account to comment.