Police Close Roads Due to Bishop O'Neill's Funeral

ROCKFORD (WIFR) - Police are recommending drivers avoid North Church Street from Reynolds to Salem streets after 12 p.m. Friday due to the funeral of bishop emeritus Arthur O'Neill.

The funeral is scheduled to start at 11 a.m. at the Cathedral of St. Peter, 1243 N. Church Street. The service is expected to end at approximately 12:15 p.m.

Police say after the service, officers will stop traffic at North Main Street at Reynolds Street and Auburn Street at Logan Street for the funeral procession. Traffic should be stopped between 12:30 to 12:45 p.m. at that location and should resume normally shortly after.

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