FAIRFIELD, CONN. -- Hundreds of mourners packed the Holy Family Roman Catholic Church in Fairfield Tuesday to remember a former Stratford resident killed in a car crash last week , according to a report by The Connecticut Post.
Moreno-Rivas, who lived in Evans Mills, N.Y., was born in Quito, Equador but grew up in Connecticut.
He was remembered Tuesday for his heroism, generosity, sense of humor, and athletic abilities, the Connecticut Post story said.
Moreno-Rivas was a 2004 graduate of Notre Dame Catholic High School in Fairfield.
According to his obituary, he was buried in Mount Grove Cemetery in Bridgeport with military honors.
Shelton resident Kelly M. Wootten, the driver of the minivan, was also killed in the collision.
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