Memorial to be held for Marine fatally struck by accused drunk driver

Friends, family, and fellow Marines came to the spot where Lance Cpl. Andrew Silva was hit and killed in a motorcycle accident in Fremont.

March 31, 2014 4:01:09 PM PDT
Family and friends will gather for a private mass for a Union City Marine who was fatally struck by a suspected drunk driver.

A memorial will take place Monday afternoon at St. Vincent de Paul church in San Rafael for Marine Lance Corporal Andrew Silva. The 23-year-old was killed last Tuesday morning while riding his motorcycle in Fremont.

He had just returned from a tour in Afghanistan in February and leaves behind a wife and a two-year-old son.

There will be a public service for Silva on Friday at 1:30 p.m. at the Chapel of the Chimes in Hayward.

Fremont Bank has established an account for Silva's wife and young child. 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."

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