Sandy Hook victim laid to rest in Ogden

Sandy Hook victim laid to rest in Ogden

Sandy Hook victim laid to rest in Ogden

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by KTVB.COM and Associated Press

KTVB.COM

Posted on December 22, 2012 at 4:44 PM

OGDEN, Utah -- A 6-year-old victim of the Connecticut school massacre was laid to rest Saturday in Ogden, Utah. Family members remembered Emilie Parker as a "picture of perfection."

A viewing for Emilie took place Friday, while her funeral service was scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday at the Rock cliff Stake Center in Ogden.

Two other funerals for victims of the shooting were also held Saturday. Services were scheduled in Connecticut for 7-year-old Josephine Gay and 6-year-old Ana Marquez-Greene.

Meanwhile, more than $2.6 million in donations has poured into Newtown's official memorial fund. Hundreds of thousands of dollars also have been collected in private fundraisers to pay for funerals, memorials or even a new school to replace Sandy Hook Elementary where the shootings occurred just over a week ago.

Saturday, all the children of Newtown were invited to an event to choose from among hundreds of donated toys. The local United Way is asking people to stop sending toys and, instead, do charitable work or make a donation in the victims' names.

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