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The Rev. Walter C. Willie Jr. conducts a (Credit: James Carbone)

The Rev. Walter C. Willie Jr. conducts a prayer service inside of the Prayer Tabernacle Church of God in Christ in Amityville. Funeral services were held for Rah-Quan Palmer, who was killed in a house explosion in Brentwood on Aug. 14. (Aug. 22, 2012)

Rah-Quan Palmer remembered by family, friends

Friends and family gather to mourn the 18-month-old killed when a Brentwood house exploded.

Mourners inside of the Prayer Tabernacle Church of
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Mourners inside of the Prayer Tabernacle Church of God in Christ in Amityville where funeral services were held for Rah-Quan Palmer, who was killed in a house explosion in Brentwood on Aug. 14. (Aug. 22, 2012)

The Rev. Walter C. Willie Jr. conducts a
(Credit: James Carbone)

The Rev. Walter C. Willie Jr. conducts a prayer service inside of the Prayer Tabernacle Church of God in Christ in Amityville. Funeral services were held for Rah-Quan Palmer, who was killed in a house explosion in Brentwood on Aug. 14. (Aug. 22, 2012)

A family photo of Brentwood house explosion victim
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A family photo of Brentwood house explosion victim Rah-Quan Palmer, who died Aug. 14, 2012.

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Christina and Rashamel Palmer, left, parents of Rah-Quan,
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Christina and Rashamel Palmer, left, parents of Rah-Quan, inside of the Prayer Tabernacle Church of God in Christ in Amityville, where funeral services were held for the toddler who was killed in a house explosion in Brentwood. (Aug. 22, 2012)

The coffin of Rah-Quan Palmer is brought outside
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The coffin of Rah-Quan Palmer is brought outside of the Prayer Tabernacle Church of God in Christ in Amityville, where services were held for the toddler who was killed in a house explosion in Brentwood. (Aug. 22, 2012)

Family, friends, and neighbors remember Rah-Quan Palmer at
(Credit: Danielle Finkelstein)

Family, friends, and neighbors remember Rah-Quan Palmer at a candlelight vigil outside his home. The 18-month-old was pulled from the rubble during last week's home explosion but later died. A second victim of the explosion, Patricia Salegna-Maqueda, 46, of North Babylon, an insurance agent who had been inspecting the basement after a flood claim, died of her injuries on Tuesday, Aug. 21. (Aug. 21, 2012)

Family, friends, and neighbors remember Rah-Quan Palmer at
(Credit: Danielle Finkelstein)

Family, friends, and neighbors remember Rah-Quan Palmer at a candlelight vigil outside his home. The 18-month-old was pulled from the rubble during last week's home explosion but later died. (Aug. 21, 2012)

Family, friends, and neighbors remember Rah-Quan Palmer at
(Credit: Danielle Finkelstein)

Family, friends, and neighbors remember Rah-Quan Palmer at a candlelight vigil outside his home. The 18-month-old was pulled from the rubble during last week's home explosion but later died. Just before noon on Aug. 14, propane leaked from two exterior 200-pound tanks into the house, officials said. Investigators said they are not sure what sparked the propane. (Aug. 21, 2012)

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Family, friends, and neighbors remember Rah-Quan Palmer at
(Credit: Danielle Finkelstein)

Family, friends, and neighbors remember Rah-Quan Palmer at a candlelight vigil outside his home. The 18-month-old was pulled from the rubble during last week's home explosion but later died. Services for Rah-quan are scheduled for Wednesday morning at Prayer Tabernacle Church of God in Christ in Amityville, with burial to follow at Amityville Cemetery. (Aug. 21, 2012)

Family, friends, and neighbors remember Rah-Quan Palmer at
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Family, friends, and neighbors remember Rah-Quan Palmer at a candlelight vigil outside his home on Prospect Drive in Brentwood. The 18-month-old was pulled from the rubble during last week's home explosion but later died. (Aug. 21, 2012)

Family, friends, and neighbors remember Rah-Quan Palmer at
(Credit: Danielle Finkelstein)

Family, friends, and neighbors remember Rah-Quan Palmer at a candlelight vigil outside his home. Among the more than 30 people in attendance were the 18-month-old boy's parents, Rashamel and Christina Palmer, both of whom also were injured and treated. (Aug. 21, 2012)

Rashamel and Christina Palmer, left, parents of Rah-Quan
(Credit: Danielle Finkelstein)

Rashamel and Christina Palmer, left, parents of Rah-Quan Palmer, the 18-month-old who was killed in Aug. 14's home explosion in Brentwood, join family, friends, and neighbors in remembering him at a candlelight vigil. (Aug. 21, 2012)

Rashamel and Christina Palmer, left, parents of Rah-Quan
(Credit: Danielle Finkelstein)

Rashamel and Christina Palmer, left, parents of Rah-Quan Palmer, the 18-month-old who was killed in last week's home explosion in Brentwood, join family, friends, and neighbors in remembering him at a candlelight vigil. The home was reduced to a pile of wooden planks and debris was flung through the neighborhood. (Aug. 21, 2012)

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