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On Assignment: Funeral for U.S. Marine slain in Jersey City, N.J.

JERSEY CITY, N.J., JUNE 3, 2011 — Funeral service for slain U.S. Marine Anthony Chenay Adams, 23, of Jersey City, at Monumental Baptist Church. Here, U.S. Marines place Anthony C. Adams’ flag-draped casket on a pickup truck hearse after the funeral service. Police say Adams was the victim of a carjacking. Early on May 26, he was in his 2002 Ford Explorer on Bidwell Avenue when he was shot once in the chest and left ear, officials said. Earl Austin, 20, of Bartholdi Avenue, has been charged. (Reena Rose Sibayan/The Jersey Journal)

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Lance Cpl. Joseph Carpio hugs Athony C. Adams’ mother, Patti LaBoo, after giving his remarks. (Reena Rose Sibayan/The Jersey Journal)

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Anthony C. Adams’ twin sister, Ashley, left, with sister, Cierra Reaves, speaks at the funeral service. (Reena Rose Sibayan/The Jersey Journal)

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Anthony C. Adams’ mother, Patti LaBoo, and his twin sister, Ashley, console each other as they listen to the eulogy. (Reena Rose Sibayan/The Jersey Journal)

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Anthony C. Adams’ fellow¬† Marines salute as they perform a changing of the guard during the funeral service. (Reena Rose Sibayan/The Jersey Journal)

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U.S. Marines escort Anthony C. Adams’ casket out of the church at the end of the funeral service. (Reena Rose Sibayan/The Jersey Journal)

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Framed by two funeral attendants, Anthony C. Adams’ mother, Patti LaBoo, and his twin sister, Ashley, console each other as they leave the church. (Reena Rose Sibayan/The Jersey Journal)

Read the story by Michaelangelo Conte of The Jersey Journal: Funeral for Jersey City Marine who was killed in carjacking hears family praise his character and life offered up to service

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