Relatives of Whitney Houston arrive at funeral home in Newark
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Whitney Houston's family pay their respects

Relatives of Whitney Houston gathered at a funeral home in Newark, New Jersey, to pay their respects ahead of a private service on Saturday.

Family members arrived in three gold limousines and were ushered inside the Whigham Funeral Home amid tight security.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday at Newark's New Hope Baptist Church, where the star used to sing in the choir as a child.

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