The Latest: Bush's flag-draped casket heads to Capitol (copy)

The flag-draped casket of former President George H.W. Bush is carried by a joint services military honor guard to the hearse, Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, at Andrews Air Force Base, Md. 

The U.S. Postal Service will not make deliveries on Wednesday, the day of President George H.W. Bush's funeral.

President Donald Trump has proclaimed Wednesday a National Day of Mourning. The postal service said on its website Monday that deliveries will suspended "out of respect for the 41st President of the United States and to honor his vast contributions to our country during his lifetime."

Regular mail services will be suspended and post offices will be closed, though there will be limited package deliveries. 

The post office said it doesn't expect the shutdown to impact holiday deliveries. 

In addition to the post office, federal offices will be closed as will the New York Stock Exchange, according to

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