More than 100 mourners streamed into the Church of St. Ignatius Loyola in Manhattan on Friday morning for the memorial service of Maryanne Trump Barry, a longtime federal judge and an older sister of Donald J. Trump.
The former president was among those who attended. He arrived, along with his wife, Melania, and other family members as part of a processional from the Frank E. Campbell Funeral Home. Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York greeted them. Shortly before the service began, Mr. Trump posted a brief tribute on his social media platform, Truth Social: “Funeral Now. I Love Maryanne. God Bless You. Rest In Peace!”
The service was closed to the public. Secret Service agents and New York Police Department officers were stationed outside the church on Park Avenue. Security guards sought to prevent all but Judge Barry’s friends and family members from going inside.
Three days before the service, Judge Barry’s son, David William Desmond, said it would be closed to the news media. “The service will be private,” he said, “and we prefer to avoid any press coverage.”