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Man's wife, girlfriend place two different obituaries in same newspaper


A man in New Jersey was loved so much that when he died, the most important women in his life placed two different obituaries in the same newspaper. 

No, it wasn't his wife and his mother or his wife and his sister. 

The dueling obituaries were placed by both the wife and girlfriend of Leroy "Blast" Bill Black, according to NJ.com. 

The back-to-back obituaries for the same person may have looked like a misprint at first glance. 

Both say Black, 55, died at his home on Tuesday after battling lung cancer. 

However, one obituary says Black is survived by his "loving wife Bearetta Harrison Black" and the other lists his longtime girlfriend Princess Hall.  

An employee at Greenidge Funeral Homes told PhillyVoice that the obituaries were placed separately because "the wife wanted it one way, and the girlfriend wanted it another way." 

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