NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A memorial service was held near NYU Saturday for one of the eight victims in the Amtrak derailment earlier this week.
As CBS2’s Steve Langford reported, hundreds crowded the chapel at the Hebrew Union College, at 1 W. 4th St., to celebrate and mourn at the tribute service for Rachel Jacobs, 39.READ MORE: 2 MTA Bus Passengers Struck By Stray Bullet When Gunfire Erupts In Queens
“I’m so upset,” one mourner said. “I’m so sorry.”
Jacobs was remembered not only as a loving wife and mother, but also as a person who gave back again and again, WCBS 880’s Sophia Hall reported.