Marlins announce memorial services for José Fernández

The Marlins today announced the memorial services for José Fernández. A public viewing will take place tomorrow, Wednesday, September 28th, at St. Brendan's Catholic Church (8725 SW 32 Street, Miami, FL, 33165). Guests can pay their respects at the church anytime between 5 p.m. and 11 p.m. Media will have access inside the church for a 10-minute period, beginning at 5:30 p.m. Media is asked to park along SW 32nd Street.

Guests will also have the opportunity earlier in the day to gather on the West Plaza of Marlins Park at 2 p.m. The funeral motorcade will then depart from Marlins Park at 2:16 p.m. Fans will have complimentary access to park in a surface lot on the West side of the ballpark.

On Thursday, September 29th, a mass for José Fernández will be celebrated and attended by the Fernández family, Marlins players, coaches and front office personnel.

In lieu of flowers, the Fernandez family requests charitable contributions to the JDF16 Foundation at the Miami Foundation. Fans can donate by sending checks to the Miami Foundation at 40 NW 3 Street #305, Miami, FL 33128 or online at