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Funeral Services for Drew Ferraro Are Wednesday at 10 a.m.

The services will be held at Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Tujunga Wednesday, Feb. 15 at 10 a.m.

Funeral services for the Crescenta Valley High Student, Drew Ferraro --who  in front of CVHS students on Friday during lunch -- will take place on Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Tujunga.

There will be a visitation from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday at . Crippens Mortuary suggests to have flowers sent to the mortuary by 2 p.m. so the flowers can arrive in time for the visitation Tuesday. 

Grief counselors will be on campus Tuesday and CVHS Principal Dr. Michele Doll is expected to address students about the tragedy. 

School officials are investigating how Drew accessed the roof, which he did outside the building, according to Crescenta Valley Weekly

“He did leave a suicide note, which gave a reason,” Lt. John Corina said. “[His suicide] had nothing to do with drugs, alcohol or bullying.”

School officials also say that bullying was not an apparent reason for suicide, CBS reported

Friends and family of Drew say that the student was taunted. 

“He definitely was bullied and he didn’t want to go to school. I know how it feels because I was bullied and I didn’t want to go to school,” said Ferraro’s friend Meghan Dorosy, who witnessed him jump off the school building, in a CBS interview.

Drew was allegedly involved in a fight with several boys last year, which upset him deeply, according to his close friend Olin Tellefsen in a CBS interview. Olin described Drew as a smart, witty friend who played football, loved heavy metal, concerts and his friends. 

Elizabeth Nazarian February 14, 2012 at 05:43 AM
My prayers go out to the family and friends of Drew. May you be comforted in knowing that he is with God.
Brandy Lynn Yi February 14, 2012 at 08:23 AM
I can't believe the school is still denying thebullying! I personally did not know Drew but my daughter did and yes she will be attending the services along with her friends. We want to show our support to the Ferraro family any way possible!
K Conley February 14, 2012 at 04:58 PM
I have been trying to find out if Drew had any siblings and if so what ages or grades are they in? Does anyone know?
Shannon Fallis-Kane February 14, 2012 at 05:32 PM
Our prayers go out to the Ferraro family and friends of Drew. Also to all of CV student body.
Ellasmom February 14, 2012 at 05:42 PM
He has 2 siblings a older sister 18 years attending college and a 7 years 2 nd grade! Both wonderful girls!
Elizabeth Nazarian February 14, 2012 at 10:04 PM
Drew's sisters are going to need a lot of love and assistance at this time. I hope their friends and their schools can help them.
Veronica VanBeekom February 15, 2012 at 05:12 AM
To Family of Drew Ferraro, My thoughts and prayers are with you in these difficult days. Veronica
Mary Protzko February 15, 2012 at 07:00 PM
Our family has you all in our prayers. Mary Protzko

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