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Mourners console one another outside the St. Jude Roman Catholic Church in Mastic Beach where the funeral for Jennifer McCusker, 41, and her children Aidan Tarbell, 7, and twins Ava Jane and Brendan Mistretta, 2, was held. The mom and her children died Oct. 11 after a fire engulfed their Shirley home. (Oct. 18, 2013)(Credit: Ed Betz)

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Jennifer McCusker, 3 children killed in house fire, cops say

Jennifer McCusker, 41, and her children Aidan Tarbell, 7, and 2-year-old twins Ava Jane and Brendan Mistretta, were pronounced dead at Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center in East Patchogue after a fire broke out in their Shirley home, police said.