WORCESTER - On Tuesday, June 8, Worcester Police announced street closings and other traffic and parking related restrictions during the wake, on Wednesday, June 9, and funeral, Thursday, June 10, for Officer Enmanuel Familia.
Familia drowned on Friday, June 4, in the pond at Green Hill Park during an operation to rescue a teen in distress in the pond.
Police expect thousands of mourners, including police officers from around New England and beyond, to attend the funeral on Thursday.
Temple St. will close at 1 PM and reopen at the end of the wake, scheduled for 4 PM to 8 PM at St. John’s Catholic Church at 44 Temple St.
Parking on Temple St. will not be allowed from noon until Thursday, June 10 at 4 PM
Parking on Green St. will not be allowed from 6 AM to 5 PM.
On the day of the funeral, Thursday, June 10, street closings will begin at 8 AM and reopen at after services conclude.
Brief effects in the following areas will occur between 9 AM and 10 AM:
The following areas will experience full shutdowns:
Brief effects in the following areas will occur from 12:30 PM until the conclusion of the private funeral procession traveling from Saint John’s Catholic Church on Temple St. to Saint John’s Cemetery on Cambridge St:
The Worcester Police Department warns of traffic congestion urges residents to seek alternate routes. Police encourage those who plan to attend the funeral to carpool when possible and consider the following parking options.