Hundreds of people have bid a tearful goodbye to ‘true gentleman’ Arpad Kore, one of five Doncaster teenagers killed in a horror car crash.
Schoolchildren, dressed in black and holding bunches of flowers, lined Armthorpe Road today for the funeral of the popular Slovakian-born 18-year-old.
Described as someone who could get on with anyone, and a friend to people of all races and nationalities, many of the borough’s communities were represented at today’s funeral, held at Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Armthorpe.
More than 100 people viewed the service from the street outside the church, due to the high number of mourners in attendance.
A section of Armthorpe Road, between the Sandringham Road junction and Armthorpe Lane, was closed for over four hours this afternoon as the funeral took place - due to the 500 mourners who attended the service.
Arpad, along with 16-year-olds Jordanna Goodwin, Megan Storey and Blake Cairns and 18-year-old Bartosz Bortniczak all died following a two-car collision in Sheffield Road, Conisbrough on November 15.
The funerals of Bartosz, Megan and Jordanna were held earlier this week, while a service for Blake is due to take place tomorrow morning.
Four of the five were students at Danum Academy, while Bartosz was a former pupil.