Funeral arrangements have been confirmed for Lance Cpl. Derek Hernandez, who was killed in action in Afghanistan on June 6, 2010.
Hernandez will arrive at McCreery Aviation in McAllen on Sunday June, 13. The chartered plane is set to arrive at 11:55 a.m.
Hernandez's family will be at Memorial Funeral Home located at 208 E. Canton on Monday, June 14th from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Funeral Mass is scheduled for Tuesday June 15 at 10 a.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church located at 1302 E. Champion Street.
Burial service will follow at Palm Valley Cemetary located at 4607 North Sugar Road in Pharr.
The City of Edinburg will release specific routes of the funeral procession today. Routes have been designated for people wishing to honor the fallen Marine whilen en route to the funeral home, church and cemetary.