Hard Rain?

Many thanks for all the great title suggestions coming in for the next Mrs. Plansky novel, currently in production (meaning I’m writing it). The other day, taking boxes of this and that to the dumpster, this fell out. I stopped, picked it up. Hmm. Galley page, from some novel by me. A funeral scene, of which I’ve written a few. But no actual memory of this one. I think it’s from Hard Rain, which came out in the mid-eighties (and now republished by Open Road, available on Amazon, etc.). A few lines popped out at me, highlighted here: