Aurora honors three fallen Marines who all graduated from East Aurora High School

On Sunday, Aurora honored three local Marines who were killed in action in Iraq.

Lance Corporal Hector Ramos, 20, was killed in action on Jan. 26, 2005. Lance Corporal Edwardo Lopez, 21, was killed in action on Oct. 19, 2006. Lance Corporal Jesse DeLaTorre, 29, was killed in action April 16, 2007.

Streets were named in their honor on Sunday, with their families in attendance. They were joined by Aurora Mayor Richard Irvin, who is an Army veteran.

The events were held on the streets to be renamed: Liberty St. & Schiller Ave for Lance Corporal Lopez; Fifth Ave. & Smith St. for Lance Corporal Ramos; and Jackson St. & North Ave. for Lance Corporal DeLaTorre.