Family and friends pay respects as soldier from North Merrick is laid to rest

Dozens turned out to pay their final respects to a soldier who was laid to rest Friday. Army Specialist Scott Bandhold, 37, of North Merrick, was killed by a roadside bomb in Iraq last week. Family

News 12 Staff

Apr 21, 2006, 10:54 PM

Updated 6,663 days ago

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Dozens turned out to pay their final respects to a soldier who was laid to rest Friday.
Army Specialist Scott Bandhold, 37, of North Merrick, was killed by a roadside bomb in Iraq last week. Family and friends gathered at the Massapequa Funeral Home to remember the 18th soldier from Long Island killed since the war began. Bandhold?s ex-wife and two children came from Portugal to say goodbye.
Bandhold was buried at Pine Lawn Memorial Park, near his mother. Joy Bandhold passed away last July from emphysema.
Related Story: Soldier from North Merrick killed during combat operations in Iraq


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