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Mourners Say Goodbye to Workplace Shooting Victims



    Mourners Say Goodbye to Workplace Shooting Victims
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    MANCHESTER, CT - AUGUST 4: Police guard the entrance to Hartford Distributors following a shooting August 4, 2010 in Manchester, Connecticut. Omar Thornton, a truck driver who went on a shooting rampage after resigning, killed eight co-workers and wounded two others before turning the gun on himself. (Photo by Douglas Healey/Getty Images)

    Saturday morning, crowds of mourners gathered to say goodbye to four of the victims of the Hartford Distributors Shooting.

    Funeral services were held for 60 year old Victor James of Windsor, 51 year old Bryan Cirigliano of Newington, 60 year old Craig Pepin of South Windsor and 56 year old Douglas Scruton of Middleton, NH, formerly of Manchester.
    James had been a truck driver for 30 years for Hartford Distributors and was planning to retire this year. Cirigliano had lived in Newington for most of his life and worked for the company for 29 years. He also coached fast pitch softball. Pepin worked at the Manchester Distributor for 35 years. He served on the Parish Council for St. Margaret Mary Church in South Windsor and coached soccer, baseball and basketball for 25 years. Scruton was a dedicated employee for more than 30 years and also planned to retire soon.