Thousands mourned New York City firefighter Jesse Gerhard at his funeral in Bay Shore. Gerhard, who spent years as a volunteer firefighter in Islip, was remembered as a hero, amazing uncle and bright star. Newsday's Cecilia Dowd reports. Credit: Newsday / James Carbone, Kendall Rodriguez, Cecilia Dowd, FDNY/James Carbone, Kendall Rodriguez, Cecilia Dowd, FDNY