Funeral details for Westerville Police Officers Joering & Morrelli:


Friday, February 16, 2018, 10 AM - 12 PM
St. Paul the Apostle Roman Catholic Church
313 N. State Street
Westerville, Ohio  43082

Funeral :

Friday, February 16, 2018, 1 PM
St. Paul the Apostle Roman Catholic Church
313 N. State Street
Westerville, Ohio  43082

Pipe band information:

The officers' remains will be brought to the church @ 9:30 a.m.  COLUMBUS WILL TAKE CARE OF PIPING THE REMAINS INTO THE CHURCH. 

Due to the very large response to this event the traffic supervisors are asking all bands be at the church by 10:00 a.m. at the latest.  I hate to ask that because it’s a lot of down time, however if you aren’t there by then, there is a good chance you’ll get stuck in traffic along with having parking issues.  

Upon arrival, you will be stopped by CPD traffic officers.  Inform them you are band members and you will be directed to a parking lot on the north side of the school portion of the facility. Click HERE for an aerial view.  The lot I’m referring to is on the NE corner on Moss Rd.  Enter the school and we will be meeting in the cafeteria.

We will be playing at the end of the services outside, so dress accordingly.


Highland Cathedral

Amazing Grace

If your band wants to practice before Friday, Highland will be played by a soloist escorting the remains from the church.  He will play the first part as he comes out of the church.  When he completes the first part, massed band will come in FROM THE BEGINNING and play the whole tune.  You can probably find it on YouTube if you google Columbus Officer Steve Smith funeral if you want to watch it. 

Thank you all in advance and I’ll see you Friday.  If any of you need to get a hold of me my cell is 614-774-0105.