Residents from the tri-boro and beyond lined Kinnelon Road Sunday afternoon to pay their respects to U.S. Army Specialist Jonathan Batista, a soldier from the borough who July 8.
Batista was a member of the 2nd Batallian, 321st Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division out of Fort Bragg, N.C., according to the Department of Defense. He was killed by enemy small arms fire.
According to his obituary, Batista is remembered as having a "charismatic personality."
The hearse carrying Batista's body passed through Kinnelon Road on its way to (OLM) Church for viewing hours Sunday. A Monday at OLM.
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