Mullica to hold candlelight vigil for fourth-grader who died in a car accident

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MULLICA TOWNSHIP - Mullica Township Schools has planned a candlelight vigil to honor the memory of a fourth-grader who was killed in a one-car accident last weekend.

Mullica Township Schools Superintendent Brenda Harring-Marro announced that the school district will hold a vigil at 4:30 p.m., Friday, Dec. 27 at the township school and garden to remember Jaiden Ohnemuller-Muskett.

The Mullica Township Schools are located at 500 Elwood Road in the Elwood section of the township.

Ohnemuller-Muskett, 10, was killed when the vehicle he was riding in crashed into a tree shortly after 9 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 21 on Weekstown Road, commonly known as Dump Road.

Muskett was declared dead at the scene. See Mullica fourth-grader dies in car accident for the complete story.

“Our school family has recently experienced a terrible loss,” Harrring-Marro wrote in an email to district parents, teachers and staff. “Please join our community as we gather together for a candlelight vigil in memory of Jaiden."

Harring-Marro asked those who attend the memorial to make paper cranes to give to Jaiden’s family.

She said the school will be open from 2:30-4:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 27 for anyone “who would like to gather in the cafeteria to make paper cranes, string the cranes or write messages prior to the vigil.”

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