Funeral arrangements for fallen officer

February 3, 2009 11:06:48 AM PST
Funeral arrangements have been set for Officer Chris Jones, who was killed in a traffic crash last week.Viewing

The viewing will be held on Wednesday, February 4th at Our Lady of Grace Church at 225 Bellevue Avenue in Penndel.

There will be road closures from 3:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m. that evening.

They are:

Bellevue Ave from Hulmeville Ave to Business US Route 1
Woodland Ave from Centre St to Madison Ave
Crescent Ave from Centre St to Monroe Ave
Monroe Ave from Durham Rd to Woodland Ave

Funeral

The funeral will be held at 12:00 noon on Thursday, February 5, 2009 at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul on Race Street in Philadelphia.

Following the service, Officer Jones will be buried at Resurrection Cemetery in Bensalem.

Bensalem Police will detour traffic on:

Street Rd, from I-95 to Hulmeville Rd.
Hulmeville Rd from Street Rd. to Gibson Rd.

All of the roads will be detoured until the procession departs Resurrection Cemetery at the conclusion of the service.

Police say residents, businesses and drivers should plan around these detours from approximately 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM. These roadways will be detoured during the procession and will remain detoured until the processions departure from the Cemetery.

Trust fund

A trust fund has been set up for the children of Officer Jones

Donations can be made to:

Christopher Jones Trust Fund
Police and Fire Credit Union
852 E. Street Road
Warminster, PA 18974
or

The Hero Scholarship Fund
1760 S. Easton Road
Doylestown, PA 18901

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