May 27, 2016


First of Brunswick crash victims laid to rest

BRUNSWICK — Funeral services for both Jeffrey Chaya, 18, and Blake Bartchak, 17, are being held today at St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Brunswick.

Chaya’s service was held this morning, and Bartchak’s service is at 1 this afternoon.

Bartchak and Chaya were killed in a Columbia Township crash Sunday, and Lexi Poerner, 16, died as well. Kevin Fox, 18, died Monday.

All four were students at Brunswick High School, and Chaya and Fox had been due to graduate Sunday.

Julia Romito, 17, was injured and is recovering.