Published: Mar 20, 2013 2:29 PM EDT

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- A memorial service will take place this week for a Naples soldier killed in Afghanistan.

Staff Sergeant Marc Scialdo will be laid to rest on Friday. He died when his black hawk helicopter crashed. The 31-year-old was a graduate of Saint John Neumann and graduated from Edison State College.

The service is set for 10:00 a.m. at Saint John the Evangelist church.