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The nephew of Lt. Edward Walsh waved to firefighters lining a Watertown street before the funeral.
Firefighters were reflected in the windows of a bus during the procession.
Drummers and bagpipers made their way down the street.
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Walsh's casket was carried from St. Patrick’s Church after the funeral.
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Rich Paris, president of Boston Firefighters Local 718, placed his hand on the casket after speaking at the funeral.
Family members exited the church after the ceremony.
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Thousands of firefighters from across the country lined the route of the funeral procession.
Firefighters from far and wide came to Massachusetts for the procession.
Firefighters lined the procession route.
Thousands of firefighters lined a Watertown street for the funeral of Boston Fire Lt. Edward J. Walsh.
Walsh's casket was brought into St. Patrick’s Church.
A sign on Engine 33.
Fire department bagpipers marched to the church.
Walsh’s casket is lifted off of Engine 33.
The casket made its way to the church atop a fire engine.
A helmet was carried by Walsh’s brother, Michael, in front of Engine 33.
Walsh’s wife and children walked into the church as his daughter saluted.
Thousands of firefighters from around the country came to Watertown for the funeral.
A boy saluted during the funeral procession.
Walsh was killed a week ago, along with Firefighter Michael R. Kennedy, when the two became trapped in the basement in a wind-whipped inferno in a brownstone in Boston’s Back Bay section.
Family watched as the casket was taken off of a fire engine.
The procession came to the church under a huge flag draped from fire trucks.
Mourners followed the fire engine in a car.
In some areas firefighters stood 10 to 15 feet deep.
The firefighters standing on Main Street in their dress uniforms had come from across the nation, from South Carolina, Ohio, New Hampshire, California, Rhode Island, and Connecticut — to name a few.
Main Street was shut down to regular traffic and featured a sea of firefighters in full dress to honor Walsh.
Firefighters carried Walsh's casket into St. Patrick's Church.
Walsh's sister, Kathy Malone, hugged his widow, Kristen, during the funeral Mass.
A firefighter tucked a program into his hat during the funeral for Boston Fire Lt. Edward J. Walsh, Jr.
Mayor Martin Walsh hugged the President of Boston Fire Fighters Local 718, Rich Paris, after speaking.
Cardinal Sean O'Malley spoke during the service.
Walsh's family followed the casket as it was brought out of the church.
Firefighters offered a final salute as the casket left the church.
Michael Walsh, brother of Lt. Edward Walsh, with his brother's helmet.
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