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probably so called from a Pennsylvania Dutch custom of serving it at funerals
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“Funeral pie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/funeral%20pie. Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.
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