Good-bye Horace Seldon

A formal celebration of Horace Seldon’s life was held on October 21st at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul, 138 Tremont St., Boston.


In order to coordinate with an event so very dear to Dad’s heart, the Celebration service was held in connection with The Women’s March of Courage.

He would love it! A Celebration of Life, and action!

More pictures and details coming soon – in the meantime enjoy some video snippets of the Second Line Social Aid and Pleasure Society Brass Band who played at the march, and before and after the Celebration of Life.

Love from Hopeful Horace’s gang,
Gary, shel, Dave, and Debbie

After the Women’s March of Courage, the Second Line Social Aid and Pleasure Society Brass Band on the steps of Cathedral Church of St. Paul

Second Line Social Aid and Pleasure Society Brass Band entering the Cathedral Church of St. Paul

Second Line Social Aid and Pleasure Society Brass Band leading the Celebration attendees to the reception after the service.

Horace on right holding banner, in what is thought to be the first or second year, perhaps 2008, of the Women’s March of Courage remembrance.

The significance of October 21, 1835

Following the near lynching of Garrison, despite threat to their own lives, members of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society courageously marched down Washington St., through the angry anti-abolitionist mob.

Black and white, arm in arm, women, resolute.

And so, we will gather on October 21, 2017 to continue this courage, this love, and this honor of Horace.


To all friends of Horace – please send your memories of Horace to us via email and we will include what we can on this site – send to (click to email Gary, Shel, Debbie & Dave)