NEW YORK — A wake will be held Tuesday for the Port Authority police officerin Lower Manhattan.
Investigators say 37-year-old Anthony Varvaro, a Jersey City resident and former Major League Baseball player, was heading east on the New Jersey Turnpike Extension around 4:30 a.m. when another driver heading the wrong way struck him head on.
Varvaro and the other driver both died.
He is survived by a wife and four children.
Tuesday’s wake is set for 4 p.m. at Matthew Funeral Home And Cremation Services on Staten Island.
The wake continues Wednesday, followed by a funeral Thursday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church.