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Funeral services for Oct. 31

Services scheduled

Samuel Alan Harris, 67, Bakersfield, Oct. 25. Visitation 1 to 5 p.m. Nov. 3, Mission Family Mortuary, Great Room; service 9 a.m. Nov. 4, Mission Family Mortuary, Great Room. Mission Family Mortuary.

Maggie Longest, 89, Bakersfield, Oct. 28. Graveside service 2 p.m. Nov. 3, Greenlawn Cemetery. Basham Funeral Care, 3312 Niles St.

Martin Mello, 69, Bakersfield, Oct. 25....

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Local Spotlight

Priest who built St. Philip's from the ground up dies

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The parish hall at St. Philip the Apostle Church in Bakersfield is named for James Logan, the founding priest of the parish, but Logan's impact transcends brick and mortar. The Taft native, who died Friday, is remembered for his dedication to his parishioners and his brother priests, a blunt manner and kind heart.

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Funeral Notices

The Bakersfield Californian provides a free death listing (No Services or Services Pending) and a paid death listing (Services Scheduled), using information provided by local area mortuaries.

The in-depth notices that are published daily are paid obituaries and remembrances, available to families and the general public; these listings must be purchased by 3 p.m. Monday - Friday to be published in the next day's paper.

Obituaries / In Loving Memory

Notices placed by 2 p.m. Monday - Friday will publish on the next applicable publication date. Notices received after 2 p.m. on Friday - Sunday, will be published in Tuesday's newspaper. Photos can be emailed to obitphoto@bakersfield.com. Notices can be placed online at Place Your Ad.

Refund Policy: Notices placed are nonrefundable for any reason.

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