Services have been announced for the youngest of three children who died in a holiday boating accident earlier this week.
The funeral for Victoria Gaines, 7, who died when a 34-foot powerboat sank at the mouth of Oyster Bay, will take place at St. Patrick Church in Huntington July 10 at 9:45 a.m.
Visitation is scheduled Sunday and Monday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at Wagner Funeral Home, located at 125 W. Old Country Rd. in Hicksville.
Well-liked by her classmates and cherished by her friends and teachers, the Washington Primary student by Huntington school district officials.
The third grader would have turned 8 on July 6, two days after the Independence Day accident which police are
A memorial fund is being set up to pay for funeral expenses for Gaines, according to a Long Island News 12 report. Those who wish to donate may contact: Kelly and Della Gruenberg at 700 Koehler Ave. in Ronkonkoma, N.Y., 11779; or call (631) 737-4110.
Also killed in the accident was 11-year-old of Huntington Station and , 12, of Kings Park.