A homeless military man perishing on the streets is not an uncommon occurrence in U.S. But what is uncommon is that they are getting an honorable funeral from some gracious school students from the city!
The military veterans at US are often sacrifice their lives for the country and sometimes even fall prey to further perils once they return home. Unfortunately they comprise a disproportionate amount of the United State’s homeless population! On Nov 6 a homeless veteran, 68 year old John T Fitzmaurice passed away on the streets and a group of West Roxbury Massachusetts, high school students made a difference in the community for these perishing veterans!
The funeral home and the board members of Catholic Memorial School approached the institutions administration with a proposal to organize the proper funerals for the former soldier! In short order, the students arranged a funeral service with full military honors for John T Fitzmaurice. The School President Peter Folan was happy and were proud of the graciousness his students showed paying homage to a no family veteran! Truly they lived their faith through the actions with love!