Hugo L. Black

“Simple and Cheap” My Father Said

In this article, Josephine Black Pesaresi, daughter of late Supreme Court Justice Hugo L. Black, shares what it was like to plan for her father’s funeral. With grace and humor Pesaresi describes her family’s determination to carry out the wishes of her late father, even when it requires them to go against the expectations of those around them.

“Simple and Cheap” My Father Said