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Funeral Services for Union City Marine Killed by Suspected Drunken Driver

FREMONT, CA: Makeshift memorial created near the crash site where Silva died. Photo credit: Sandy Fujino/ Pleasanton Military Families
FREMONT, CA: Makeshift memorial created near the crash site where Silva died. Photo credit: Sandy Fujino/ Pleasanton Military Families
Funeral services are scheduled for a 23-year-old U.S. Marine killed by a suspected drunken driver in Fremont last week. 

A final viewing, mass service and burial will be held on Friday for friends and family to say goodbye to Union City resident Andrew Silva. 

Silva, a lance corporal in the United States Marine Corps., died after the motorcycle he was on was struck by a Mini Cooper on March 25. The collision took place near the Fremont Bank Brookvale office. 

The final viewing is planned for 11:30 a.m. on Friday at St. Anne's Church in Union City. Mass will be at noon and burial will be held at 1:30 p.m. at the Chapel of the Chimes in Hayward.

St. Anne's Catholic Church is located at 32223 Cabello St. in Union City. The Chapel of Chimes is located at 32992 Mission Boulevard in Hayward.

To read the full obituary for Silva, click here.

A memorial fund has been created for Silva's family.

[Related article: Memorial Fund Created for Family of Union City Marine Killed…]

Donations can be made at any Fremont Bank branch or by mail to Fremont Bank, Attn: Andrew Silva Memorial Account, P.O. Box #8170, Fremont, CA 94537-8170. Checks should be made payable to "Andrew Silva Memorial." 

Silva graduated from James Logan High School in Union City in 2009 and returned from a tour of duty in Afghanistan in February, authorities said. 

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Bay City News contributed to this report.

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