Mail delivery off Wednesday as nation mourns George H.W. Bush

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- The United States Postal Service plans to suspend mail delivery and retail service on Wednesday in memory of George H.W. Bush.

Bush passed away Friday, Nov. 30, at the age of 94. The Post Office is one of several federal agencies closing on Wednesday after President Donald Trump declared Wednesday Dec. 5 as a national day of mourning for Bush.

According to USPS, all Post Office locations will be closed on Wednesday. Regular mail will not be delivered, and package delivery will also be limited.

All USPS facilities will also fly a flag at half-staff through Dec. 30 in honor of Bush.