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Sister Jacqueline Walsh's casket rests inside St. Edward (Credit: Barry Sloan)

Sister Jacqueline Walsh's casket rests inside St. Edward Confessor Church in Syosset during her funeral. (July 14, 2012)

Sister Walsh memorial service

Sister Jackie Walsh of the Sisters of Mercy was killed July 9, 2012, in a hit-and-run while walking near a retreat house in Water Mill, police say.

The procession for Sister Jacqueline Walsh's funeral walks
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The procession for Sister Jacqueline Walsh's funeral walks toward St. Edward Confessor Church in Syosset Saturday. Sister Walsh was killed Monday night in a hit and run crash in Water Mill. (July 14, 2012) Photo by Barry Sloan

Sister Jacqueline Walsh's casket rests inside St. Edward
(Credit: Barry Sloan)

Sister Jacqueline Walsh's casket rests inside St. Edward Confessor Church in Syosset during her funeral. (July 14, 2012)

Sister Jacqueline Walsh's casket is carried out of
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Sister Jacqueline Walsh's casket is carried out of her funeral mass at St. Edward Confessor Church in Syosset Saturday. Sister Walsh was killed Monday night in a hit and run crash in Water Mill. (July 14, 2012) Photo by Barry Sloan

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Sister Jacqueline Walsh's casket is carried out of
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Sister Jacqueline Walsh's casket is carried out of her funeral mass at St. Edward Confessor Church in Syosset Saturday. Sister Walsh was killed Monday night in a hit and run crash in Water Mill. (July 14, 2012) Photo by Barry Sloan

Mourners look on as Sister Jacqueline Walsh's casket
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Mourners look on as Sister Jacqueline Walsh's casket is carried out of St. Edward Confessor Church in Syosset. Sister Walsh was killed in a hit and run crash in Water Mill. (July 14, 2012)

Mourners embrace after the funeral mass of Sister
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Mourners embrace after the funeral mass of Sister Jacqueline Walsh at St. Edward Confessor Church in Syosset. (July 14, 2012)

Hunderds gathered to pay their respects to Sister
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Hunderds gathered to pay their respects to Sister Jacqueline Walsh during her funeral mass at St. Edward Confessor Church in Syosset Saturday. Sister Walsh was killed Monday night in a hit and run crash in Water Mill. (July 14, 2012) Photo by Barry Sloan

Mourners embrace after the funeral mass of Sister
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Mourners embrace after the funeral mass of Sister Jacqueline Walsh at St. Edward Confessor Church in Syosset Saturday. Sister Walsh was killed Monday night in a hit and run crash in Water Mill. (July 14, 2012) Photo by Barry Sloan

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Mourners gather outside St. Edward Confessor Church in
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Mourners gather outside St. Edward Confessor Church in Syosset Saturday for the funeral of Sister Jacqueline Walsh who was killed Monday night in a hit and run crash in Water Mill. (July 14, 2012) Photo by Barry Sloan

The casket bearing Sister Jacqueline Walsh is carried
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The casket bearing Sister Jacqueline Walsh is carried into St. Edward Confessor Church for her funeral service in Syosset. (July 14, 2012)

Mourners head toward St. Edward Confessor Church in
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Mourners head toward St. Edward Confessor Church in Syosset for the funeral of Sister Jacqueline Walsh, who was killed in a hit-and-run in Water Mill. (July 14, 2012)

Mourners head toward St. Edward Confessor Church in
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Mourners head toward St. Edward Confessor Church in Syosset for the funeral of Sister Jacqueline Walsh, who was killed in a hit-and-run in Water Mill. (July 14, 2012)

Mourners pay their respects at a wake for
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Mourners pay their respects at a wake for Sister Jacqueline Walsh at St. Edward Confessor R.C. Church in Syosset on Friday afternoon. Walsh was killed by a hit-and-run driver Monday evening in Watermill. (July 13, 2012)

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Mourners embrace outside a wake for Sister Jacqueline
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Mourners embrace outside a wake for Sister Jacqueline Walsh at St. Edward the Confessor Church in Syosset. Walsh was killed by a hit-and-run driver July 9 in Watermill. (July 13, 2012)

Sister Jacqueline Walsh is remembered at St. Edward
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Sister Jacqueline Walsh is remembered at St. Edward the Confessor Church in Syosset. Walsh was killed by a hit-and-run driver July 9 in Watermill. (July 1o, 2012)

Sister Jacqueline Walsh is remembered at St. Edward
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Sister Jacqueline Walsh is remembered at St. Edward the Confessor Church in Syosset. Walsh was killed by a hit-and-run driver July 9 in Watermill. (July 10, 2012)

Mourners wait in line to pay their respects
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Mourners wait in line to pay their respects to Sister Jacqueline Walsh at a wake for her in the Holy Family Room of St. Edward Confessor Church in Syosset. Walsh was killed by a hit-and-run driver July 9 in Watermill. (July 13, 2012)

Mourners gather at a memorial service for Sister
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Mourners gather at a memorial service for Sister Jacqueline Walsh at St. Edward Confessor Church in Syosset. Police say Walsh was killed in a hit-and-run accident in Water Mill. (July 10, 2012)

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Mourners gather at a memorial service for Sister
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Mourners gather at a memorial service for Sister Jacqueline Walsh at St. Edward Confessor Church in Syosset. Police say Walsh was killed in a hit-and-run accident in Water Mill. (July 10, 2012)

Sister Jacqueline Walsh is remembered at a service
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Sister Jacqueline Walsh is remembered at a service at St. Edward Confessor Church in Syosset. (July 10, 2012)

Sister Jacqueline Walsh, a popular nun with St.

Sister Jacqueline Walsh, a popular nun with St. Edward Confessor Church in Syosset, was killed while on a walk on July 9, 2012, during a retreat in Water Mill. She was fatally hit by a driver who then abandoned the damaged car not far from the accident scene, Southampton Town police say.

A passerby found Sister Jacqueline Walsh's body on
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A passerby found Sister Jacqueline Walsh's body on Rose Hill Road in Water Mill, near the Sisters of Mercy Villa where she had been at a retreat. The car that fatally struck her on the night of July 9, 2012, was found abandoned a half-mile north on the same road, Southampton Town police say. (July 10, 2012)

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