As many as 1,000 first responders family and friends turned out Wednesday for the service of thanksgiving for Patty Perete. The Buffalo Police officer was shot in 2006 while on duty and died last weekend.
Funeral services were held for officer Patty Parete at Trinity Episcopal Church in Buffalo.
Parete was shot while on duty in December 2006, paralyzing her from the neck down and ending her active duty career.
Those who knew her say Parete was an animal lover and enjoyed riding motorcycles before the shooting.
Services were followed by a 21 gun salute.