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Funeral To Be Held For Jersey City Couple Killed In Virginia Tornado

Lolibeth Ortega and Lord Balatbat. (credit: CBS 2)

Lolibeth Ortega and Lord Balatbat. (credit: CBS 2)

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JERSEY CITY, N.J.(CBSNewYork) — Friends and family prepared to say a final goodbye to a Jersey City couple who were killed by a tornado in Virginia.

A funeral was to be held for Lord Balatbat and Lolibeth Ortega on Saturday.

The couple was camping with their three children along the Chesapeake Bay when the tornado struck.

Their 14-year-old son suffered a serious injury and remains in a coma in a Virginia hospital.

A funeral mass was planned at Our Lady of Mercy at 11 a.m.

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