FENTON (WWJ/AP) – Funeral arrangements are set for a 39-year-old police officer and married father of four who was fatally shot in West Bloomfield Township.
Elton Black & Son Funeral Home says a funeral mass for Officer Pat O’Rourke is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Friday at St John the Evangelist Parish in Fenton, followed by a cemetery service.READ MORE: Krispy Kreme Is Giving Out Free Donuts To Graduating Seniors
Visitation is 2 until 8 p.m. on both Wednesday and Thursday at the Highland Chapel of the Elton Black & Son Funeral Home in Oakland County’s Highland Township.READ MORE: AG Nessel Issues Consumer Alert On Over-The-Counter Hearing Aids
Community leaders, clergy, police officers, firefighters, township personnel and concerned residents will also gather in front of the West Bloomfield Township Police Department at 7:45 p.m. Tuesday for a candlelight vigil in memory of O’Rourke.
Authorities say Ricky Coley, a former auto executive who was facing business and family troubles, fired on police responding to a call at his home on Sunday night, killing O’Rourke and sparking a 20-hour siege that ended with his death amid a weapons-strewn bedroom.MORE NEWS: Detroit Historical Society Seeks Stories For Oral History Collections
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