The funeral Mass is scheduled for Monday morning at Holy Cross Church in Springfield.
A Massachusetts native was one of four marines killed Thursday in a shooting at a pair of Tennessee military facilities.
Abington honored fallen Marine Sergeant Daniel Vasselian Monday, adding his name to the town’s War Memorial.
Despite the cold and the snow, more than a thousand people turned out to honor fallen U.S. Marine Sgt. Daniel Vasselian on Thursday.
The body of a U.S. Marine sergeant from Abington who was killed in Afghanistan last week returned home on Tuesday.
A second Massachusetts Marine has been killed while serving in Afghanistan.
Lance Cpl. Matthew Rodriguez, 19, died December 11 while conducting combat operations in Helmand Province.
A Bridgewater bridge was dedicated to the memory of a U.S. Marine killed in Afghanistan.