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BERLIN HEIGHTS, Ohio (WJW) — A prayer vigil was held in honor of Max Soviak, the Ohio Navy Corpsman killed in Thursday’s Afghanistan terror attacks.

The event was held at Edison Middle School in Berlin Heights, and multiple family members spoke about Soviak during the event. A balloon release ended the event.

Soviak was 22 years old when he was killed in Afghanistan.

A memorial fund has also been set up to help Soviak’s family.

The Village of Berlin Heights made the information available in a Facebook post:

You can make a donation at any Civista Bank or mail a check/money order to the bank at 24 East Main Street in Berlin Heights, Ohio.

There is also a meal train set up for the family and you can find that here.

For those wishing to send a card to the Soviak family, you can send them to:
Village of Berlin Heights
Attn: Soviak Family
PO Box 30
Berlin Heights OH 44814

A makeshift memorial has been started by the “Soviak Strong” sign at:
Morman Hinman Tanner Funeral Home
38 South Street
Berlin Heights OH 44814