Mayor, BP Attend Wake For Local Marine Slain In Iraq
Mayor Michael Bloomberg (left) greets Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz outside Guarino Funeral Home Thursday after attending the wake of Marine Park resident Lance Cpl. Nicholas Whyte. The Marine was killed by a sniper on June 23, two days before his 22nd birthday. The mayor paid his respects and offered condolences to Whyte's family. The funeral took place Friday at the Bedford Central Presbyterian Church. He was buried with full military honors Friday at Long Island National Cemetery.