Funeral

October 25, 2017 - 2:00 pm
The K-9 partner of a fallen Buffalo police officer followed behind his handler's flag-draped casket as it was brought into a downtown arena for a memorial service. The long motorcade ushering Officer Craig Lehner's body arrived at the Key Bank Center on Wednesday morning, pulled behind a police...
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Tom Puckett
October 25, 2017 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The pastor who will preside over today's funeral for Officer Craig Lehner plans on a similar message to what he's delivered at other funerals he's conducted. "I just do what I do, some say I say the same thing for every funeral service, but we're just sharing. There's not a whole...
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Tom Puckett
October 24, 2017 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A former police chaplain says attending the wake for a fallen colleague is more than just being there for the officer's family. "It's important for camaraderie and grieving," says Kenyatta Cobb. "When you have worked with a fellow officer for a specific period of time, you...
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October 23, 2017 - 1:42 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Police expect between five and ten thousand law enforcement officers, possibly more, to attend the funeral of fallen Buffalo Police Officer Craig Lehner Wednesday at Key Bank Center. In addition to that, family, friends and the public will fill the arena for the...
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Hamburg, NY (WBEN) - Visitation hours for Officer Craig Lehner are set to be held Monday and Tuesday at the Lakeside Memorial Funeral Home in Hamburg. The visitation will be open to the public from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m, and nearly 100 service dogs will be on hand working both days in an effort to...
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