church to hold memorial service for Dylan Cecil
special public memorial service is to be held for Dylan Cecil,
the four year-old boy who is missing in the sea after slipping
off Burnham's jetty.
Andrew's Church on Burnham seafront will hold the service this
coming Sunday at 6pm, precisely one week since the toddler went
Graham Witts told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "I have been speaking
to Dylan's family and they would like to hold a memorial service
for him. We have therefore arranged a celebration of Dylan's life
for 6.00pm on Sunday evening in St Andrew's Church."
will be held a week to the day following the tragic accident which
robbed the parents of a wonderful little boy."
service will be open to all the community and I hope that various
representatives of the community and emergency services can be
present, both to support the family at this time, and also for
us to publicly recognise the efforts of our emergency services
they have been involved in this past week."
"The family have asked that this occasion be a celebration
of Dylan's life and there will be music, hymns, readings and stories
from Dylan's short, but not uneventful, and busy life."
"I know that the family have been touch and overwhelmed by
members of the community and the support and solidarity they have
received by people in the town this week."
Sunday morning, a minute's silence will be held in memory of Dylan
by Burnham's emergency services at 10am at the start of the annual
rescue services day.
ever-growing number of floral tributes on the seafront on Wednesday