Funeral Service For Teen Cousins Who Drowned In Bronx River

Published on June 27, 2014, 5:30 am
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The following are details about the funeral arrangements for the two 13-year old cousins, Wellington Gavin and Erickson Villa, who died after drowning in the Bronx River last week.

The Funeral Services for both teens will be held from 3:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. on Friday, June 27, 2014 at the Bridges Community Church, located at 1010 East 174th Street, between Longfellow and Boone Avenues, in Bronx. The viewing will begin at 3:00 p.m. and the service will begin at 7:00 p.m.

Donations to help send the bodies of the two teens back to the Dominican Republic for burial are welcome. Checks should be made payable to “Robinson Villa” and can be deposited to Chase Bank account number 867575169. The routing number is 0210000121. Donations by mail can be sent directly to the Bridges Community Church, 1010 East 174th Street, Bronx, NY 10460.

Erickson’s parents, Robinson and Eve Villa, and Wellington’s mother, Wendy Villa, are grateful to the community for the outpouring of prayer and support.

For further information, please contact Rev. Joel Bauza at 347-818-9743.


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