Comedian Mike DeStefano was scheduled to perform his one-man show A Cherry Tree in the Bronx off-Broadway at the Barrow Street Theater tomorrow. Because of his untimely passing on Sunday after he suffered a massive heart attack, tomorrow instead will be the first of three days where family, friends and fans will pay their last respects.
There will be viewings at the Schuyler Hill Funeral Home in the Bronx, NY from 2 -4 pm and 7 – 9 pm tomorrow and Thursday. A funeral will be held Friday at 10:30 a.m. at St. Benedicts’s Church in the Bronx. In lieu of flowers, DeStefano’s family is requesting that donations in Mike’s name be made to the American Heart Association or the American Cancer Society.
For more details on Mike and his death, please visit our story from yesterday.