School taking donations for student's funeral

DOWNEY - Lewis Elementary is accepting cash donations to help the family of a deceased student pay for funeral expenses.Two children, ages 2 and 6, were killed in a single-vehicle accident on the 710 Freeway on Labor Day. The older child was a student at Lewis Elementary. Two other children, ages 5 and 8, survived the crash, along with the 26-year-old mother, who is facing criminal charges. School officials are helping family members raise money to offset funeral expenses, said Principal Robin Martin. Cash donations can be made in the school office through next Friday, Sept. 21. The school is located at 13220 Bellflower Blvd.

********** Published: September 13, 2012 - Volume 11 - Issue 22