Wake held for NYPD detective killed in Afghanistan

Family and friends on Tuesday said their final goodbyes to one of two heroes who lost their lives in Afghanistan last week. A viewing was

Wake services for Joseph Lemm were held in his hometown of West Harrison.

Wake services for Joseph Lemm were held in his hometown of West Harrison. (12/29/15)

WEST HARRISON - Family and friends on Tuesday said their final goodbyes to one of two heroes who lost their lives in Afghanistan last week. 

A viewing was held for Technical Sgt. Joseph Lemm at Westchester's St. Anthony of Padua Church in West Harrison. 

Lemm's casket arrived in Newburgh on Monday. 

The NYPD detective's funeral will be held at St. Patrick's Cathedral Wednesday morning.     

A wake for Staff Sgt. Louis Bonacasa, of Coram, will be held Thursday and Friday at Branch Funeral Home in Miller Place.

Bonacasa's funeral is Saturday at the New Beginnings Christian Center in Coram. He will be laid to rest at Calverton National Cemetery. 

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