The funeral took place after a Mass this morning at the Christ The King Parish in Quezon City.
According to ABS-CBN showbiz news reporter Gretchen Fullido, AJ’s favorite blue blanket, as well as a pair of rubber shoes and a watch that he gave to his younger brother, was placed inside his casket. Here is the photo of AJ’s favorite blanket via Gretchen Fullido‘s Twitter account:
AJ’s relatives, friends and fans came to pay their last respects at the funeral:
Gerry Perez, AJ’s father, delivered a tribute speech for his son:
Butterflies and balloons have been released for AJ by his friends and relatives afterwards:
Watch for Gretchen Fullido‘s full report of AJ’s funeral tonight on TV Patrol.
Images courtesy of Gretchen Fullido (@gretchenfullido)