Funeral services for Gabrielle Cava, 16, will be live streamed Friday night. The Huntington resident and Harborfields student, died Sunday after fighting cancer.
The livestream will display on the Facebook page of the Island Christian Church
Visitation begins at 6 p.m., with the service at 7 p.m. at the church, 400 Elwood Road, East Northport.
The family recommends arriving early and “dressing happy,” not in black.
The family had requested donations in l lieu of flowers to:
requesting in lieu of flowers that donations be made to either of the following charities:
Maggie’s Mission – A local charity that helps fight pediatric cancer and the families of those affected by it.
Team Gabby Gives–the Cava family has set up a 501c3 non-profit in their daughter’s name. The charity will be used to support Christian camps with camper scholarships, building and maintenance projects, and funding counselors and staff missionaries.
The family will accept donations for Maggie’s Mission and Team Gabby Gives onsite Friday night, “as part of Gabby shining on. A lot of beauty came out of her life, and we are believing a lot of beauty will come out of her death as well.”