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Pallbearers carry the casket of former Westchester County (Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Pallbearers carry the casket of former Westchester County Executive Andrew O'Rourke at his funeral Mass at St. Patrick's Church in Yorktown Heights. (Jan. 9, 2013)

Westchester County remembers Andrew O'Rourke

Many gather to remember former Westchester County Executive Andrew O'Rourke at St. Patrick's Church in Yorktown Heights. (Jan. 9, 2013)

Pallbearers carry the casket of former Westchester County
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Pallbearers carry the casket of former Westchester County Executive Andrew O'Rourke at his funeral Mass at St. Patrick's Church in Yorktown Heights. (Jan. 9, 2013)

Westchester County Police honor guard, Emerald Society pipes
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Westchester County Police honor guard, Emerald Society pipes and drums and mourners attend the funeral for former Westchester County Executive Andrew O'Rourke at St. Patrick's Church in Yorktown Heights. (Jan. 9, 2013)

Former Westchester County Executive Andrew O'Rourke's wife, Flora,
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Former Westchester County Executive Andrew O'Rourke's wife, Flora, is consoled after his casket is loaded onto a hearse after a funeral Mass at St. Patrick's Church in Yorktown Heights. (Jan. 9, 2013)

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Pallbearers transport the casket for former Westchester County
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Pallbearers transport the casket for former Westchester County Executive Andrew O'Rourke after his funeral Mass at St. Patrick's Church in Yorktown Heights. (Jan. 9, 2013)

Former Westchester County Executives Alfred DelBello, left, and
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Former Westchester County Executives Alfred DelBello, left, and Andy Spano, right, flank current executive Rob Astorino following the funeral Mass for former Westchester County Executive Andrew O'Rourke. (Jan. 9, 2013)

Westchester County Police honor guard, Emerald Society pipes
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Westchester County Police honor guard, Emerald Society pipes and drums and mourners attend the funeral for former Westchester County Executive Andrew O'Rourke at St. Patrick's Church in Yorktown Heights. (Jan. 9, 2013)

Mourners watch as county helicopters fly over the
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Mourners watch as county helicopters fly over the funeral Mass for former Westchester County Executive Andrew O'Rourke at St. Patrick's Church in Yorktown Heights. (Jan. 9, 2013)

Pallbearers transport the casket for former Westchester County
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Pallbearers transport the casket for former Westchester County Executive Andrew O'Rourke after his funeral Mass at St. Patrick's Church in Yorktown Heights. (Jan. 9, 2013)

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U.S. Rep. Nita Lowey, center, attends the funeral
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

U.S. Rep. Nita Lowey, center, attends the funeral Mass for former Westchester County Executive Andrew O'Rourke at St. Patrick's Church in Yorktown Heights. (Jan. 9, 2013)

N.Y. Supreme Court 9th Judicial District Acting Justices
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

N.Y. Supreme Court 9th Judicial District Acting Justices Richard Molea, left, and Albert Lorenzo stand among other judicial colleagues of former Westchester County Executive Andrew O'Rourke at St. Patrick's Church in Yorktown Heights. (Jan. 9, 2013)

Mourners attend the funeral Mass for former Westchester
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Mourners attend the funeral Mass for former Westchester County Executive Andrew O'Rourke at St. Patrick's Church in Yorktown Heights. (Jan. 9, 2013)

The Rev. Edward Kane, center, principal celebrant at
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

The Rev. Edward Kane, center, principal celebrant at the funeral Mass for former Westchester County Executive Andrew O'Rourke, listens with mourners to bagpipes and drums at St. Patrick's Church in Yorktown Heights. (Jan. 9, 2013)

Former Westchester County Executive Andrew O'Rourke's son, Andrew
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Former Westchester County Executive Andrew O'Rourke's son, Andrew O'Rourke Jr., and daughter, Alice O'Rourke, walk together after a funeral Mass for their father at St. Patrick's Church in Yorktown Heights. (Jan. 9, 2013)

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Former Westchester County Executive Andrew O'Rourke's son, Andrew
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Former Westchester County Executive Andrew O'Rourke's son, Andrew O'Rourke Jr., center, and daughter, Alice O'Rourke, left, watch as his casket is transported after a funeral Mass at St. Patrick's Church in Yorktown Heights. (Jan. 9, 2013)

The Westchester County Police Department Honor Guard finish
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

The Westchester County Police Department Honor Guard finish their duty following the funeral Mass for former Westchester County Executive Andrew O'Rourke at St. Patrick's Church in Yorktown Heights. (Jan. 9, 2013)

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino attends the funeral
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino attends the funeral for former Westchester County Executive Andrew O'Rourke at St. Patrick's Church in Yorktown Heights. (Jan. 9, 2013)

Flora O'Rourke, wife of former Westchester County Executive
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Flora O'Rourke, wife of former Westchester County Executive Andrew O'Rourke, is escorted by family and friends into the funeral Mass for her husband at St. Patrick's Church in Yorktown Heights. (Jan. 9, 2013)

Westchester County Police honor guard, Emerald Society pipes
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Westchester County Police honor guard, Emerald Society pipes and drums and mourners attend the funeral for former Westchester County Executive Andrew O'Rourke at St. Patrick's Church in Yorktown Heights. (Jan. 9, 2013)

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Westchester County Police honor guard, Emerald Society pipes
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Westchester County Police honor guard, Emerald Society pipes and drums and mourners attend the funeral for former Westchester County Executive Andrew O'Rourke at St. Patrick's Church in Yorktown Heights. (Jan. 9, 2013)

Westchester County Police honor guard, Emerald Society pipes
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Westchester County Police honor guard, Emerald Society pipes and drums and mourners attend the funeral for former Westchester County Executive Andrew O'Rourke at St. Patrick's Church in Yorktown Heights. (Jan. 9, 2013)

Pallbearers carry the casket of former Westchester County
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Pallbearers carry the casket of former Westchester County Executive Andrew O'Rourke at his funeral Mass at St. Patrick's Church in Yorktown Heights. (Jan. 9, 2013)

Andrew O'Rourke, who served as Westchester County executive
(Credit: AP)

Andrew O'Rourke, who served as Westchester County executive from 1983 to 1997, died Jan. 3, 2013. He was 79. (1998)

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