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Funeral services arranged for Astoria motorcycle crash victim

Police survey the scene of the grisly motorcycle crash on 20th Avenue. Photo by Christina Santucci
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Memorial services for a woman killed in an Astoria motorcycle crash over the weekend were scheduled for Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

A wake for Jennifer Manthorne is set for Wednesday and Thursday from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Thomas M. Quinn Funeral Home, at 35-20 Broadway in Astoria.

A funeral will be held Friday at 10 a.m. at St. Rita’s Church, at 36-25 11th Street in Long Island City.

Manthorne had been riding with Michael Fernandez Sunday when the motorcycle slammed into an SUV making a U-turn on 20th Avenue near 24th Street, police said. Both Manthorne and Fernandez were pronounced dead at the scene of the grisly wreck.

Reach Managing Editor Christina Santucci by phone at 718-260-4589 or by email at timesledgerphotos@gmail.com.

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