Bronx native, soldier killed in Iraq mourned at wake

Family members and friends mourned a Bronx native and soldier on Father?s Day at a wake in Parkchester.People who knew 35-year-old Jose Velez remember him as a happy-go-lucky man who loved his family.

News 12 Staff

Jun 19, 2006, 3:13 AM

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Bronx native, soldier killed in Iraq mourned at wake
Family members and friends mourned a Bronx native and soldier on Father?s Day at a wake in Parkchester.People who knew 35-year-old Jose Velez remember him as a happy-go-lucky man who loved his family. Velez?s family says a roadside bomb in Iraq killed him days before his birthday. He leaves behind two young children. Fellow soldiers also attended the wake.
Velez?s funeral is scheduled for Monday.


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