Body of US Capitol Officer William Evans returns to hometown – Times of India

ADAMS: The physique of US Capitol Police Officer William Evans has been returned to his residence in western Massachusetts for a funeral Mass and burial on Thursday.
The Mass at St. Stanislaus Kostka Church in Adams and burial at Bellevue Cemetery – the place Evans might be buried beside his father, Howard – is personal, however residents pays their respects by gathering on Park Street in Adams at 1 pm for the funeral procession, in accordance to a press release from the city.
Evans, 41, was raised in North Adams and Clarksburg and was a graduate of Drury High School and Western New England University in Springfield. He served with the US Capitol Police since 2003.
He was killed this month when a driver struck him and one other officer at a barricade exterior the Senate.
Evans lay in honor Wednesday within the Capitol Rotunda, the place President Joe Biden in a eulogy stated he was “defined by his dignity, his decency, his loyalty and his courage.”
Survivors embody his kids, Logan, 9, and Abigail, 7; their mom, Shannon Terranova; his mom, Janice; and his sister, Julie Kucyn.
Hundreds of individuals lined the streets Wednesday evening as a hearse carrying Evans made its means to the funeral residence, escorted by officers from a number of space departments, The Berkshire Eagle reported.
“It’s the way of the city,” North Adams Mayor Tom Bernard stated. “We show up, we fold the arms around people when they’re in need, we come together when it counts. This is a night that counts.”

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