Somers boy given fireman?s funeral after battling brain tumor

A 6-year-old boy who died Wednesday froma brain tumor was given a fireman?s funeral Monday.

The body of 6-year-old "Jimmyboy" Arena was carried from a funeral home in Katonah to a church in Yorktown on back of a fire truck. Arena?s father has been a volunteer with the Katonah Fire Department for years. During his two-year illness, Arena was made an honorary member of several fire departments. Following the funeral, Arena was buried at Saint Joseph's cemetery near his home in Somers.

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