Thousands Pay Final Respects To Fallen Marine

marine_funeralVIDEO & VIDEO: Thousands this morning attended the funeral service for Marine Nicholas Ott, 23, who was killed in the line of duty while serving in Afghanistan. The streets of Lakehurst were lined with thousands of men, women and children waving American Flags as the procession made its way to the cemetery.

Ott – who joined the Marines in 2007 – died on August 10th while conducting an operation in Afghanistan.

The Funeral procession was led by Police Officers from around the County, including Lakewood Police.

(Related: Body of Marine brought back home).

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  1. May he rest in PEACE, we owe all those who serve to protect our way of life our deepest gratitude especially those who give the ultimate price of their life

  2. Very sad to see young men and ladies dying. May you RIP.
    American’s are safe for what you did.

    Great Job scoop for covering story.

  3. Its so easy for us comftorable in our homes and towns to constantly remember what the proud heroes are risking every day just so we can maintain our rights! May he RIP

  4. May this young man rest in peace and may his family and friends and fellow soldiers know that his service to his country will be remembered and honored forever.

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