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Funeral of NYPD Officer Jonathan Diller at St. Rose of Lima Church in Massapequa, Long Island, New York

NEW YORK (WABC) — Loved ones of fallen NYPD officer Jonathan Diller will say their final goodbyes Saturday morning at his funeral.

Officer Diller’s funeral will begin at 10:30 a.m. at St. Rose of Lima Church in Massapequa.

ABC 7 New York will provide broadcast coverage of the services.

Following the funeral, there will be a procession to St. Charles Cemetery in Farmingdale, where Diller will be buried.

For the second day in a row, on Friday, thousands of people waited patiently and overcame their grief to say goodbye to one of their own.

Retired NYPD officer John Drum returned for a second day, hoping to get inside.

“I was here yesterday, I waited in line, it was at least half a mile long down the road,” Drum said.

In Queens, in a touching show of support, the Mets held a moment of silence for Diller before the home opener.

Gov. Kathy Hochul attended the vigil Friday afternoon, where she spoke with the officer’s family and expressed her condolences.

After that, Reps. Andrew Garbarino and Anthony D’Esposito spoke outside the funeral home and left a message for the Democratic governor.

D’Esposito, a former police officer, broke down in tears when asked about burying his own blue-clad brother.

“I don’t think you ever really recover. This is a terrible tragedy,” D’Esposito said. “You have a 1-year-old child who will never have a father again because we continue to allow lifelong criminals on the street.”

Diller was on the force for three years before he was shot and killed in Queens during what should have been a routine traffic stop.

Guy Rivera, 34, was indicted Thursday for murder of a police officer, attempted murder and criminal possession of a weapon. He remains hospitalized at Jamaica Hospital and is being held without bail.

Crystal Cranmore has more on the events following the shooting death of NYPD Officer Jonathan Diller.

The other suspect arrested in Diller’s death, Lindy Jones, 41, was charged Wednesday with criminal possession of a weapon and possession of a defaced weapon. He is also being held without bail.

Both former President Donald Trump and New York City Mayor Eric Adams attended Diller’s first wake on Thursday afternoon.

Trump shared a sad handshake with New York Police Commissioner Edward Caban as people waited en masse outside the funeral home to pay their respects.

“The police are the best people we have, there is nothing and no one like them and this should never happen,” Trump said. “I just visited a very beautiful wife who now has no husband.”

Before the wake, Adams spoke with President Joe Biden.

“I received a call from the president just moments ago sending me his condolences and I will pass them on to the family, but we are really shocked by the loss,” Adams said.

TO GoFundMe page The officer’s family has raised more than $500,000, and the Tunnels to Towers Foundation announced it will pay off the mortgage on Diller’s home.

Diller’s funeral is scheduled for Saturday.

SEE ALSO | The dignified transfer of fallen NYPD officer Jonathan Diller

Shannon Sohn was live on NewsCopter 7 covering the dignified transfer of NYPD Officer Jonathan Diller, who was taken to a funeral home on Long Island.

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