Funeral plans announced for Boston firefighters

This combination made with undated photos released by the Boston Fire Department via Twitter shows firefighters Michael R. Kennedy, left, and Lt. Edward J. Walsh, who were killed Wednesday, March 26, 2014, when trapped the basement while fighting a fire in an apartment building in Boston. Kennedy, 33, a Marine Corps combat veteran was assigned to Ladder 15, and had been a firefighter for more than six years. Walsh, 43, and a father of three, was assigned to Engine 33, and had been a firefighter for almost a decade. (AP Photo/Boston Fire Department)
This combination made with undated photos released by the Boston Fire Department via Twitter shows firefighters Michael R. Kennedy, left, and Lt. Edward J. Walsh, who were killed Wednesday, March 26, 2014, when trapped the basement while fighting a fire in an apartment building in Boston. Kennedy, 33, a Marine Corps combat veteran was assigned to Ladder 15, and had been a firefighter for more than six years. Walsh, 43, and a father of three, was assigned to Engine 33, and had been a firefighter for almost a decade. (AP Photo/Boston Fire Department)

BOSTON (AP) — Funeral arrangements have been announced for two Boston firefighters killed on duty this week.

Lt. Edward Walsh and Firefighter Michael Kennedy died Wednesday when they were trapped fighting a fire in a brownstone apartment building in the Back Bay.

A wake and funeral Mass for Walsh will be held at St. Patrick’s Church in the suburb of Watertown, where he grew up. The wake will be from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Kennedy’s wake will be Wednesday from 2:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at P.E. Murray Funeral Home in the West Roxbury neighborhood. His funeral Mass will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Holy Name church in West Roxbury.

Forty-three-year-old Walsh was married with three children under age 10. Thirty-three-year-old Kennedy, a former Marine, was single.

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