Private service held in honor of boater’s mother

Linda and Nathan Carman

By: The Associated Press


HARTFORD, Conn. – A memorial service is taking place for a Connecticut woman lost at sea during a mother-and-son fishing trip. 

The Wednesday morning service at a Hartford church was organized by Linda Carman’s son, Nathan Carman, but her three sisters were not planning to attend.

Linda Carman’s sisters have questioned the timing of the service with the sinking still under investigation by multiple police agencies.            

Nathan Carman and his father, Clark Carman, declined to comment to reporters on their way into the church building.                 

Nathan Carman was rescued by a freighter about 100 miles off the coast of Martha’s Vineyard after the boat he and his mother were on sank during the weekend of Sept. 17.

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