Bethany Beach ends summer with jazz funeral

     (Chuck Snyder/for NewsWorks)

    (Chuck Snyder/for NewsWorks)

    On Monday, locals and visitors gathered in Bethany Beach to say “goodbye” to summer. 

    A large crowd was on hand at the resort town’s 29th annual “Jazz Funeral.” Mourners, along with costumed angels and nuns, accompanied a “Casket of Summer’s Past” as it was carried along the boardwalk on Labor Day.

    A Dixieland band offered some musical solace for those overtaken with grief for the departed vacation season.

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