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Firefighters, friends and family gather at St. Mary's (Credit: John Meore)

Firefighters, friends and family gather at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church in Yonkers for the funeral of Yonkers Firefighter Antonio Rodriques, who died as a result of complications from a stroke he suffered while on a training exercise. (August 4, 2012)

Antonio Rodriques funeral: Yonkers firefighter mourned

Yonkers firefighter Antonio Rodriques is remembered during a service held at Immaculate Conception RC Church in Yonkers. (Aug. 4, 2012)

Firefighters, friends and family gather at St. Mary's
(Credit: John Meore)

Firefighters, friends and family gather at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church in Yonkers for the funeral of Yonkers Firefighter Antonio Rodriques, who died as a result of complications from a stroke he suffered while on a training exercise. (August 4, 2012)

The casket Yonkers Firefighter Antonio Rodriques, who died
(Credit: John Meore)

The casket Yonkers Firefighter Antonio Rodriques, who died as a result of complications from a stroke he suffered while on a training exercise heads down South Broadway in Yonkers. (August 4, 2012)

The casket Yonkers Firefighter Antonio Rodriques, who died
(Credit: John Meore)

The casket Yonkers Firefighter Antonio Rodriques, who died as a result of complications from a stroke he suffered while on a training exercise, heads down South Broadway in Yonkers. (Aug. 4, 2012)

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Firefighters, friends and family gather at St. Mary's
(Credit: John Meore)

Firefighters, friends and family gather at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church in Yonkers for the funeral of Yonkers Firefighter Antonio Rodriques, who died as a result of complications from a stroke he suffered while on a training exercise. (August 4, 2012)

Firefighters, friends and family gather at St. Mary's
(Credit: John Meore)

Firefighters, friends and family gather at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church in Yonkers for the funeral of Yonkers Firefighter Antonio Rodriques, who died as a result of complications from a stroke he suffered while on a training exercise. (August 4, 2012)

Firefighters, friends and family gather at St. Mary's
(Credit: John Meore)

Firefighters, friends and family gather at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church in Yonkers for the funeral of Yonkers Firefighter Antonio Rodriques, who died as a result of complications from a stroke he suffered while on a training exercise. (August 4, 2012)

Firefighters, friends and family gather at St. Mary's
(Credit: John Meore)

Firefighters, friends and family gather at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church in Yonkers for the funeral of Yonkers Firefighter Antonio Rodriques, who died as a result of complications from a stroke he suffered while on a training exercise. (August 4, 2012)

Firefighters hoist the casket of Yonkers Firefighter Antonio
(Credit: John Meore)

Firefighters hoist the casket of Yonkers Firefighter Antonio Rodriques after the funeral service at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church in Yonkers. (August 4, 2012)

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Firefighters, friends and family gather at St. Mary's
(Credit: John Meore)

Firefighters, friends and family gather at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church in Yonkers for the funeral of Yonkers Firefighter Antonio Rodriques, who died as a result of complications from a stroke he suffered while on a training exercise. (August 4, 2012)

Firefighters, friends and family gather at St. Mary's
(Credit: John Meore)

Firefighters, friends and family gather at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church in Yonkers for the funeral of Yonkers Firefighter Antonio Rodriques, who died as a result of complications from a stroke he suffered while on a training exercise. (August 4, 2012)

Firefighters, friends and family gather at St. Mary's
(Credit: John Meore)

Firefighters, friends and family gather at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church in Yonkers for the funeral of Yonkers Firefighter Antonio Rodriques, who died as a result of complications from a stroke he suffered while on a training exercise. (August 4, 2012)

Firefighters, friends and family gather at St. Mary's
(Credit: John Meore)

Firefighters, friends and family gather at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church in Yonkers for the funeral of Yonkers Firefighter Antonio Rodriques, who died as a result of complications from a stroke he suffered while on a training exercise. (August 4, 2012)

Firefighters, friends and family gather at St. Mary's
(Credit: John Meore)

Firefighters, friends and family gather at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church in Yonkers for the funeral of Yonkers Firefighter Antonio Rodriques, who died as a result of complications from a stroke he suffered while on a training exercise. (August 4, 2012)

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Firefighters, friends and family gather at St. Mary's
(Credit: John Meore)

Firefighters, friends and family gather at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church in Yonkers for the funeral of Yonkers Firefighter Antonio Rodriques, who died as a result of complications from a stroke he suffered while on a training exercise. (August 4, 2012)

Firefighters, friends and family gather at St. Mary's
(Credit: John Meore)

Firefighters, friends and family gather at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church in Yonkers for the funeral of Yonkers Firefighter Antonio Rodriques, who died as a result of complications from a stroke he suffered while on a training exercise. (August 4, 2012)

Firefighters, friends and family gather at St. Mary's
(Credit: John Meore)

Firefighters, friends and family gather at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church in Yonkers for the funeral of Yonkers Firefighter Antonio Rodriques, who died as a result of complications from a stroke he suffered while on a training exercise. (August 4, 2012)

Firefighters, friends and family gather at St. Mary's
(Credit: John Meore)

Firefighters, friends and family gather at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church in Yonkers for the funeral of Yonkers Firefighter Antonio Rodriques, who died as a result of complications from a stroke he suffered while on a training exercise. (August 4, 2012)

Firefighters, friends and family gather at St. Mary's
(Credit: John Meore)

Firefighters, friends and family gather at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church in Yonkers for the funeral of Yonkers Firefighter Antonio Rodriques, who died as a result of complications from a stroke he suffered while on a training exercise. (August 4, 2012)

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Firefighters, friends and family gather at St. Mary's
(Credit: John Meore)

Firefighters, friends and family gather at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church in Yonkers for the funeral of Yonkers Firefighter Antonio Rodriques, who died as a result of complications from a stroke he suffered while on a training exercise. (August 4, 2012)

Firefighters, friends and family gather at St. Mary's
(Credit: John Meore)

Firefighters, friends and family gather at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church in Yonkers for the funeral of Yonkers Firefighter Antonio Rodriques, who died as a result of complications from a stroke he suffered while on a training exercise. (August 4, 2012)

Firefighters, friends and family gather at St. Mary's
(Credit: John Meore)

Firefighters, friends and family gather at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church in Yonkers for the funeral of Yonkers Firefighter Antonio Rodriques, who died as a result of complications from a stroke he suffered while on a training exercise. (August 4, 2012)

Firefighters, friends and family gather at St. Mary's
(Credit: John Meore)

Firefighters, friends and family gather at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church in Yonkers for the funeral of Yonkers Firefighter Antonio Rodriques, who died as a result of complications from a stroke he suffered while on a training exercise. (August 4, 2012)

Firefighters, friends and family gather at St. Mary's
(Credit: John Meore)

Firefighters, friends and family gather at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church in Yonkers for the funeral of Yonkers Firefighter Antonio Rodriques, who died as a result of complications from a stroke he suffered while on a training exercise. (August 4, 2012)

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Mourners attend the wake of Yonkers firefighter Antonio
(Credit: Faye Murman)

Mourners attend the wake of Yonkers firefighter Antonio Rodriques, 49, who died Tuesday night of complications from a stroke, at Flynn Funeral Home. Rodriques served with Ladder 74 on Radford Street and was a 12-year veteran of the Yonkers Fire Department. (Aug. 3, 2012)

The casket of Yonkers firefighter Antonio Rodriques arrives
(Credit: Timothy O'Connor)

The casket of Yonkers firefighter Antonio Rodriques arrives at Immaculate Conception RC Church in Yonkers. (Aug. 4, 2012)

Firefighters line up along South Broadway in Yonkers
(Credit: Timothy O'Connor)

Firefighters line up along South Broadway in Yonkers to honor firefighter Antonio Rodriques. (Aug. 4, 2012)

Firefighters speak in front of the Immaculate Conception
(Credit: Timothy O'Connor)

Firefighters speak in front of the Immaculate Conception RC Church in Yonkers before the funeral of firefighter Antonio Rodriques. (Aug. 4, 2012)

Firefighter dress uniform coats hang in front of
(Credit: Timothy O'Connor)

Firefighter dress uniform coats hang in front of Immaculate Conception RC Church in Yonkers before the funeral for Antonio Rodriques. (Aug. 4, 2012)

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Firefighters congregate in front of Immaculate Conception RC
(Credit: Timothy O'Connor)

Firefighters congregate in front of Immaculate Conception RC Church in Yonkers before the funeral of firefighter Antonio Rodriques. (Aug. 4, 2012)

Mourners attend the wake of Yonkers firefighter Antonio
(Credit: Faye Murman)

Mourners attend the wake of Yonkers firefighter Antonio Rodriques, 49, who died Tuesday night of complications from a stroke, at Flynn Funeral Home. Rodriques served with Ladder 74 on Radford Street and was a 12-year veteran of the Yonkers Fire Department. (August 3, 2012)

Mourners attend the wake of Yonkers firefighter Antonio
(Credit: Faye Murman)

Mourners attend the wake of Yonkers firefighter Antonio Rodriques, 49, who died Tuesday night of complications from a stroke, at Flynn Funeral Home. Rodriques served with Ladder 74 on Radford Street and was a 12-year veteran of the Yonkers Fire Department. (Aug. 3, 2012)

A large American flag hangs across S. Broadway
(Credit: John Meore)

A large American flag hangs across S. Broadway for the funeral of Yonkers firefighter Antonio Rodriques at Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church in Yonkers (Aug. 4, 2012)

Yonkers firefighter Antonio Rodriques, 49, died Tuesday night
(Credit: Yonkers Fire Department)

Yonkers firefighter Antonio Rodriques, 49, died Tuesday night of complications from a stroke. Rodriques served with Ladder 74 on Radford Street and was a 12-year veteran of the Yonkers Fire Department. (August 1, 2012)

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