Friends, Family Pay Final Respects to Teen

Mourners gather for Jose Mejia's funeral in South Plainfield.

Family and friends attended the funeral of Jose Mejia Jr., a sophomore who died last week. Mejia was 16.

The funeral was held at the McCriskin-Gustafson Home for Funerals in South Plainfield. Interment followed at Resurrection Burial Park in Piscataway.

Mejia's body was found during the early-morning hours Thursday on the sidewalk of Gemini Drive, authorities said. The cause of death remains under investigation.

E.L.K March 14, 2012 at 08:20 PM
Rip Jose Jr Mejia - YouTube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FY49ljkkyTM My condolences to the family and friends. God Bless them. Will keep them in my prayers. So sad.
Ibeth Reyes April 02, 2012 at 03:42 AM
Thank to all friends of my belove son Junior. He is in heaven now. God Bless you all and search for God before is to late Junior always read his bible in his ipod and talk about God when he was in home.Remember now thy creator in the days of thy youth, while the evil dayscome not, nor the years draw nigh, when thou shalt say, I have no pleasure in them. Ecclesiastes 12:1 Junior MoM
Ibeth Reyes June 13, 2012 at 08:57 PM
Junior 17 Birthday is coming on June 21 we the family going to Beekman Garden to leave ballons if all his friend want to come they are welcoming. God Bless you to all


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