Worcester Hero Laid To Rest


A funeral mass will be held today for Worcester Police Officer Manny Familia. 

The officer died last week while trying to save a teenager from drowning in Green Hill Pond. 

Thousands of family, friends and police officers from all over attended calling hours for Familia yesterday at St. John Church in Worcester. 

A funeral mass is scheduled for this morning at the church on Temple Street.

Springfield Police Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood is leading a contingent of officers from across the region, including from West Springfield, Chicopee, Holyoke and Ludlow.

(Photo Credit: Worcester Police Department)