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Ana Márquez-Greene to Be Laid to Rest on Saturday

December 19, 2012 11:29 AM | News

Ana Márquez-Greene

Funeral services for Ana Grace Márquez-Greene will be held on Saturday, December 22 in Bloomfield, Connecticut.

The six-year-old former Winnipeg student was killed in a mass shooting last Friday at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT.

Ana’s father, jazz musician Jimmy Greene, taught at the University of Manitoba up until July. Ana’s mother, Nelba, worked at the University of Winnipeg. Both post-secondary institutions held memorial vigils in Ana’s honour earlier this week.

Ana’s parents have asked that donations in her memory be made to:

  • The Ana Grace Márquez-Greene Memorial Bursary, care of the University of Winnipeg Foundation, 901 – 491 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada R3B 2E4 or online.

A live satellite feed of Saturday’s church service will be broadcast in Grant Memorial Baptist Church, 877 Wilkes Avenue in Winnipeg starting at 11 a.m. local time.

Cards for the Márquez-Greene family may be sent to WCSU, Department of Music, 181 White St., Danbury, CT 06810 or to Klingberg Family Centers at 370 Linwood St., New Britain, CT 06052.