Funeral planned for NC Marine killed in blast - WNCT

Funeral planned for NC Marine killed in blast

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HICKORY, N.C. -

Funeral services for the North Carolina Marine killed during a training exercise in Nevada will be held Monday.

21-year-old Lance Cpl. Mason Vanderwork was from Hickory, North Carolina. He was one of seven Camp Lejeune Marines killed March 18 when a mortar exploded.

A memorial service took place this weekend in Onslow County.

His funeral service is being held Monday Afternoon at Bass-Smith Funeral Home in Hickory. After the service, the family is meeting with friends at Vanderwork's high school, St. Stephens High.

Vanderwork will be buried with full military honors.

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