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Funeral services this week for fallen Firefighter Jesse Gerhard

Funeral for Firefighter Gerhard this week 00:23

NEW YORK -- Fallen hero Firefighter Jesse Gerhard will be remembered with a wake and funeral this week.

His viewing will be held Tuesday at Frederick J. Chapey and Sons Funeral Home in Islip.

Then on Wednesday, his funeral will take place at St. Patrick's Church in Bay Shore.

The 33-year-old died last week after suffering a medical episode at his firehouse in Queens a day after battling a fire in Far Rockaway.

He was a seven-year veteran of the FDNY.

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