Coronavirus Keeps Marine Veteran’s Family From Attending Burial
NBC 7 News San Diego
By Bridget Naso
March 25, 2020
UPDATE ON 3/25: After NBC 7's reporting, Veterans Affairs, which runs the San Diego national cemeteries, reached out to the Chavez family to tell them 10 people would be allowed at the Marine combat vet's funeral. The family told NBC 7 they are grateful.
The family of Marine combat veteran Jose Chavez is preparing to lay him to rest, but because of the coronavirus pandemic not one family member or friend will be at the ceremonies.
The 62-year-old retired Master Gunnery Sergeant died March 12 after a two-year battle with cancer.
read it here