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Funeral Arrangements Set for Fallen Officer

Police Officer Arthur Lopez will be laid to rest on Saturday afternoon.

Funeral preparations for Nassau County Police Officer Arthur "Artie" Lopez have been made and the slain cop will be laid to rest this Saturday afternoon.

Officer Lopez, a Babylon Village resident who was allegedly gunned down by Queens resident Darrell Fuller after a hit-and-run accident, will be waked in Merrick at the Merrick Fire Department firehouse at 2300 Merick Avenue. The wake will take place on Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Friday at 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m.

Lopez's body will then be transported to Baldwin for a funeral ceremony at St. Christopher's Church at 11 Gale Avenue on Saturday afternoon. The funeral will take place at 12 p.m.

There is no word currently on where Officer Lopez will be buried.

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Pauline Gorczycki October 25, 2012 at 11:03 PM
GOD BLESS HIM AND HIS FAMILY I FEEL SO BAD FOR HIM AND HIS FAMILY I NKOW THEY ARE GOING THREW ALOT GOD BLESS THEM.<3
CATHY RESCIGNO October 27, 2012 at 01:36 PM
MY DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO THE FAMILY & FRIENDS OF OFFICER ARTHUR LOPEZ.RIP.
jay v October 27, 2012 at 02:06 PM
God bless M.r.Lopez and Mr. Facey and there families.I will pray for them and there families.THE PAROLE LAWS MUST BE CHANGED IN THIS STATE.When these politicians vote for easy parole to people convicted of attempted murder,they should be voted out of office.Thers is and OLD expression,A LEPORD NEVER CHANGES HIS SPOTS.This is to you idiots who let him out on parole.

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