WOODHAVEN, Queens (WABC) -- Mourners gathered at a wake Sunday for the young boy who died rescuing a friend who fell through the ice at a Queens pond.
11-year-old Anthony Perez pulled his friend from Strack Pond in Woodhaven last week, but fell in himself and drowned.
Perez's wake is being held at Walsh-Labella Funeral home in Glendale.
A resident also left a notebook at Strack Pond where mourners can leave messages.
Perez's funeral will be Monday at St. Pancras Church.
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