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Funeral set for Hills. Deputy John Kotfila, Jr.

Posted at 7:05 PM, Mar 16, 2016
Funeral services have been set for Deputy John Kotfila, Jr. 
 
He was killed early Saturday morning in a wrong-way crash on the Selmon's Expressway.
 
Deputy John Kotfila slammed into that car on purpose to save another driver's life.
 
 
The funeral service will be held at St. Timothy's Catholic Church located at 17512 Lakeshore Road in Lutz on Friday, March 18.
 
Open visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. 
 
The service will begin at 1:00 p.m.
Anyone wishing to donate to the family of Deputy John R. Kotfila, Jr. may do so via the Lynn Sowers Memorial Foundation.  
 
Please note "Deputy Kotfila" with your donation.  Click here to donate
 
The Lynn Sowers Memorial Foundation was created in memory of Deputy Lynn Sowers, following her tragic death in 1995.  
 
The Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization established to financially assist Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office employees who have suffered an unforeseen catastrophic event.