Plans announced for funeral of Avonte Oquendo
NEW YORK (PIX11) – The family of Avonte Oquendo has announced plans for the boy’s funeral.
In what will be private ceremonies at both a funeral home and a church, the family will first gather on Saturday for a wake between 9 and 10:30 a.m. at the Greenwich Village Funeral Home, at 199 Bleecker St. The funeral will follow at the Church of St. Joseph at 371 Sixth Ave. from 11 a.m. to noon.
Avonte’s remains will be cremated.
The family will then meet for a lunch at Astoria World Manor to celebrate Avonte’s life.
The public can send condolences by visiting the funeral home’s website. Click HERE to do so.