Chicopee solider’s funeral to be held Tuesday in Agawam

Chicopee solider’s funeral to be held Tuesday in Agawam


THE BODY OF AN AMERICAN HERO AND CHICOPEE NATIVE IS BACK HOME. TAYLOR: 22NEWS REPORTER HECTOR MOLINA IS LIVE AT THE VETERANS MEMORIAL CEMETERY IN AGAWAM WHERE FRIENDS, FAMILY, AND FELLOW SOLDIERS WILL BE PAYING THEIR FINAL RESPECTS. HECTOR: AFTER MASTER SERGEANT LUIS DELEON-FIGUEROA’S BODY WAS BROUGHT HOME TO CHICOPEE MONDAY MORNING. FRIENDS AND LOVED ONES WILL HAVE THE CHANCE TO SAY THEIR FINAL GOODBYES IN JUST A FEW HOURS. A PRIVATE FUNERAL SERVICE WILL BE HELD THIS MORNING AT BETHANY ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHURCH IN AGAWAM AND A BURIAL WILL FOLLOW AT THE VETERANS MEMORIAL CEMETERY IN AGAWAM. THE BODY OF MASTER SERGEANT DELEON- FIGEUROA WAS BROUGHT HOME MONDAY MORNING TO WESTOVER METROPOLITAN AIRPORT. TODAY’S PROCESSION ROUTE WILL BEGIN AT THE CURRAN-JONES FUNERAL HOME IN WEST SPRINGFIELD STARTING AT 9:00 DOWN ROUTE 5 TO ROUTE 57 ON MAIN ST. MASTER SERGEANT DELEON-FIGUEROA WAS KILLED DURING COMBAT OPERATIONS WHILE SERVING IN AFGHANISTAN. DURING TODAY’S PROCESSION, LOCAL RESIDENTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO LINE THE ROUTE AND SHOW RESPECT FOR THE SOLDIER WHO GAVE HIS LIFE SERVING OUR COUNTRY. HECTOR: MASTER SERGEANT DELEON-FIGUEROA WAS 31 YEARS OLD. LIVE IN AGAWAM, HM, 22NEWS.

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