At least as far as I could tell, though, there were no striking workers at this particular Walmart.
The fourth floor meeting room of the United Steelworkers national headquarters rang out as nearly 200 gathered to pay tribute and celebrate the life of George Edwards.
On this coming Black Friday, however, shoppers are more likely to see protesting workers.
Hurricane Sandy left in its wake massive devastation and difficult questions - large and small - that have yet to be answered.
Was it the workers' fault that the brand never adjusted to the reality of America today? Hostess kept churning out Twinkies and Ho Hos like it was 1969.