Three victims within the Kobe Bryant helicopter crash had been honored with a particular memorial service at Angel Stadium.
John Altobelli, his spouse, Keri, and their daughter, Alyssa, had been remembered at a public memorial Monday … simply two weeks after Kobe Bryant’s helicopter crashed, killing eight passengers plus the pilot.
The service included audio system near the Altobellis. There was additionally a video tribute.
The Costa Mesa Fireplace Division rolled out its fireplace vans and hung a large American flag to honor the victims. There’s additionally an indication in entrance of Angel Stadium that reads “Celebrating the Lives of John, Keri and Alyssa” with the whole household pictured.
Not removed from the primary entrance can also be an enormous collage of the Altobellis.
Altobelli, after all, had deep roots in Orange County. He was coming into his 28th season as Orange Coast School’s baseball coach. The Pirates had been coming off an extremely profitable season … after capturing their fourth state title.
Alyssa and Gianna Bryant had been teammates at the Mamba Sports activities Academy. She was solely 14 and Gianna 13, respectively. You will recall, Gianna had her No. 2 jersey retirement ceremony at her personal faculty final week.
The Altobellis have 2 surviving kids — a 29-year-old son, and a 16-year-old daughter.