Crime Gabby Petito's Funeral Will Be on Sunday, Father Says: 'Our Sweet Gabby' In a Twitter post, Joseph Petito thanked people for their "support and love" By Chris Harris Chris Harris Twitter Chris Harris has been a senior true crime reporter for PEOPLE since late 2015. An award-winning journalist who has worked for Rolling Stone and MTV News, Chris enjoys prog rock, cycling, Marvel movies, IPAs, and roller coasters. People Editorial Guidelines Published on September 24, 2021 12:53 PM Share Tweet Pin Email In a short post on Twitter announcing funeral services for his daughter, Gabby Petito, Joseph Petito thanked people for the support they've shown his family since the 22-year-old was first reported missing on Sept. 11. "Services for our sweet Gabby will be held at Moloney Funeral Home in Holbrook on Sunday September 26th from 12pm-5pm," the tweet reads. "Thank to all for your support and love." The Long Island, N.Y., woman's body was found over the weekend in Grand Teton National Park on Sunday — eight days after she was first reported missing by her mother. Gabby Petito's Father Desperate for Answers as Search Continues for 'Free Spirit' N.Y. Woman Her death has been deemed a homicide. For more on the Gabby Petito case and other top stories, listen below to our daily podcast PEOPLE Every Day. Petito was last seen in late August, while on a cross-country road trip with her fiancee, 23-year-old Brian Laundrie. Laundrie returned to his parents' North Port, Florida, residence on Sept. 1, without Petito. He is now wanted by the FBI on an active arrest warrant issued late Thursday on allegations of unauthorized use of a debit card, and has been the subject of a massive, weeklong manhunt across a Florida reserve. Soon after Petito vanished, Laundrie was named a person of interest in her disappearance. He refused to meet with investigators as the search for Petito continued. Gabrielle Petito with her dad, Joseph. Facebook Gabby Petito's Best Friend Says Brian Laundrie Had 'Jealousy Issues': 'Toxic Relationship' Laundrie is now a fugitive, as he has not been seen since last week, when he told his parents he was headed out for a nature hike. For nearly a week, he has been the subject of a manhunt through a 25,000-acre nature reserve where he allegedly went hiking before his disappearance. For exclusive interviews and details on the Gabby Petito case, subscribe now to PEOPLE or pick up this week's issue, on newsstands Friday. Search crews have been scouring snake- and alligator-infested swamps since Saturday with no luck finding Laundrie. On Sept. 15, PEOPLE spoke with Joseph Petito, who said his daughter was "amazing." RELATED VIDEO: 'They Always Had Some Drama': Friends Reflect on Romance Between Gabby Petito and Brian Laundrie Want to keep up with the latest crime coverage? Sign up for PEOPLE's free True Crime newsletter for breaking crime news, ongoing trial coverage and details of intriguing unsolved cases. "She's so artistic. She's an amazing artist. She loves to draw," he said. "She has a great eye with decorating ... She's that flower child type of personality. The old soul, you know?" "If Woodstock was still going on, she'd still be there, man," Joseph added. "She's a hippie from the '60s, all right? She's a Beatles fan, round glasses ... a free spirit." According to a statement from family attorney Richard Stafford, in lieu of flowers, the family is asking for donations to the future Gabby Petito Foundation. Donations can be made electronically at the https://Johnnymacfoundation.org. If you have information on this case, call 1-800-CALL-FBI (225-5324).