WORCESTER (CBS) – Hundreds of law enforcement officer, family and friends have actually involved Worcester to pay their last aspects at the procession and also funeral service for Worcester Law enforcement agent Manny Familia.
Policeman Familia passed away last Friday after he delved into Eco-friendly Hillside Fish pond to attempt and also conserve 14-year-old Troy Love that additionally sank.
PICTURES: Procession For Policeman Manny Familia
The 2.5 mile procession started after 9 a.m. as the policeman’s coffin left the Mercadante Funeral chapel on Ranch Road and also was required to police stations. There it was placed on a horse-drawn-carriage for the remainder of the trip to St. John’s Catholic Church on Holy Place Road for the funeral service.
(You can see online insurance coverage on CBSN Boston in the video clip over)
A number of roadways bring about Holy place Road were closed down for the procession as some based on roofs to obtain a check out the homage, which was loaded with law enforcement officer as for the eye might see.
Guv Charlie Baker and also Congressman Jim McGovern are amongst those that appeared to reveal their assistance for the Familia family members.
“That might have been my papa. It damages my heart,” a boy informed WBZ-TV. He was among 2 boys of Worcester Law enforcement officer holding a cops flag a block far from the church.
“That might have been my papa. It damages my heart.” These boys are the boys of Worcester Cops Administration holding their flag a block below the church where Manny Familia’s funeral service will obtain underway. #wbz pic.twitter.com/wXTsDwOAuN
— Christina Hager (@HagerWBZ) June 10, 2021
Familia was 38 years of ages. He birthed in the Dominican Republic and also relocated to Worcester as a young child. He was a five-year expert of the division. Along with his partner Jennifer, he leaves a boy and also a child.
GoFundMe accounts have actually been established for both the Familia family members and also the family members of Troy Love, the young boy from Virginia that the policeman attempted to conserve.
Contributions for the Familia family members are additionally being approved via the Worcester Cops Division Lending Institution.
Checks can be sent by mail to:
The Familia Household Memorial Fund
c/o Worcester Cops Federal Lending Institution
805 West Boylston Road
Worcester, MA 01606