Funeral for Michael K. Williams to be held Tuesday in Pennsylvania

The memorial for Williams, WHO died last week at 54 of a suspected overdose in his Brooklyn penthouse, is set for 10 上午. 在圣. Stephen’s Episcopal Cathedral in Harrisburg. 关于 100 mourners are expected to attend, Hooper Memorial Home manager Jonathan Branam told The Post.

Branam said he could not disclose where 威廉姆斯 will be interred. Other memorial services for the beloved actor will be held in New York and Los Angeles at later dates, Branam said.

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威廉姆斯, who was born and raised in East Flatbush, 纽约, was best known for his role as Omar Little on the HBO smash hitThe Wire.

He also portrayed 1920s bootlegger Chalky White in HBO’sBoardwalk Empireand appeared in many films throughout his career and had five Emmy Award nominations.

He’s survived by his mother, Paula Williams, partner Goli Samii, three brothers and two sisters.

While not acting, 威廉姆斯 also served as an activist and community leader in Brooklyn and elsewhere, according to his obituary.

Engaging directly with local organizations, 政客, 青年, and officers, Williams was a catalyst for social justice movements,” his obit reads. “Williams also used his celebrity status to promote several causes, most notably criminal justice reform, both in the United States and in the Bahamas.

Law enforcement sources have said 威廉姆斯 was discovered by a relative face-down and unresponsive in the dining room of his Williamsburg penthouse with what appeared to be drugs on the table on Sept. 6.

Investigators are working to identify the substance, believed to be heroin laced with fentanyl, 消息人士说.

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Branam told PennLive.com that Harrisburg was a home away from home for the late actor, who visited the Pennsylvania capital as often as he could to catch up with family and friends.

He loved his mama,” Branam said. “And he was a man of the community. Harrisburg embraced him as an adopted son.

Williams’ mother once took him to a rally at the Capitol in Harrisburg in 2008 when then-Sen. Barack Obama spoke and 威廉姆斯 met him afterward for a conversation that changed the actor’s life as he battled drug addiction, 根据出口.

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