Local Marine Laid to Rest

September 27, 2013 Updated Apr 12, 2010 at 12:12 PM EDT

By WKBW Internet

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September 27, 2013 Updated Apr 12, 2010 at 12:12 PM EDT

BUFFALO, NY (WKBW) -- Marine Sgt. Frank World is being laid to rest with full Military honors at Forest Lawn Cemetery Monday.

Family, friends and fellow marines held a private service at Amigone Funeral Home on Sheridan Drive in Tonawanda just before Noon Monday.

Strangers waved flags and school children held signs as the body of Sgt. World left the funeral home, heading towards his final resting place at Forest Lawn Cemetery.

World was killed by an Improvised Explosive Device back on April 1 while serving in Afghanistan.

We will more on the service for Sgt. World on Eyewitness News at 5 p.m.