Wilbert Mora Parents and family will attend his funeral this week. Was the NYPD officer married?
Mora was an NYPD officer who got shot on Jan 21, 2022, along with his partner, Det. Jason Rivera while responding to a 911 call. Jason passed away the same night and got laid to rest last week. Wilbert succumbed to his wounds on Tuesday, four days after he was shot.
Wilbert’s funeral services will be held this week in Harlem. His wake is scheduled for 1 pm at St. Patrick’s Catherdral on Tuesday, whereas his funeral will be held at 10 am on Wednesday. The service will be streamed live on WLNY-TV and CBS News New York.
Who Are Wilbert Mora Parents? Family Details Revealed
Wilbert Mora’s parents are devasted after his death. His mother arrived at the hospital Saturday afternoon along with other family members. She was with Mora the entire time in the hospital.
The New York Police Commissioner Keechant Sewell announced the news of Wilbert’s death and called him a “Three times a hero.” He also shared his condolences to the NYPD officer’s parents and family.
The NYPD officer underwent two surgeries but did not gain consciousness. He was put on life support as his liver, kidneys, heart, and pancreas, were recovered for transplant, reports CBS New York.
Mora was just 27 years old during the time of the incident. A motorcade is bringing his caster to Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens, where he will be buried.
Wilbert joined the department in 2018 after graduating from CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice. He has about 35 arrests on his record, and he aspired to become a sergeant someday.
What Is Wilbert Mora Wife Name?
Wilbert Mora was unmarried, and he did not have a wife. It is unclear if the NYPD officer was dating anyone.
He is being remembered by his friends and family as a humble and bright young man.
According to CBS News, one of his family friends, Santo Guerrero told the media that Mora was like a son to him as he and Mora’s father were like brothers.
Did Wilbert Mora Have Any Kids?
Wilbert Mora did not have any children.
Hundreds of first responders, city leaders, and members of the public will pay their respits to the officer. He is being remembered as a hero in life and death.
Wilbert’s friends held a candlelight vigil outside NYPD’s 32nd Precinct to honor him and the life he lived.