Rockland teen loses battle with cystic fibrosis

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Funeral arrangements have been made for a 15-year-old Rockland boy who lost his battle with cystic fibrosis this past weekend.

Jimmy Place, of Pomona, was going to be a sophomore at Albertus Magnus High School this fall.He was very active with the local chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation in New York and worked to raise money to find a cure.

A wake for Place will be held tomorrow at the T.J. McGowan Funeral Home in Haverstraw..

A funeral Mass is set for Friday morning at St. Gregory Barbarigo Church in Garnerville.

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