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Funerals being planned for mass shooting victims

The first funeral was planned for Friday, less than a week after the Tops Market mass shooting on Jefferson Avenue.

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Funeral services are now being planned for the victims of the mass shooting at the Tops Market on Jefferson Avenue in Buffalo.

Ten people were killed in the shooting, and three more people were wounded in the Saturday afternoon attack. 2 On Your side will continue to update this story with services as they are released.

Heyward Patterson

Friends and family of Deacon Heyward Patterson will gather Friday, May 20 at 11 a.m. is now at the Lincoln Memorial United Methodist Church, 641 Masten Avenue in Buffalo. Funeral services will follow at noon. For more information, click here.

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Roberta Drury

Funeral services will be held for Roberta Drury in Syracuse.  Calling hours will be held Friday, May 20, 2022 from 4pm-7pm at the Fergerson Funeral Home in North Syracuse.  A mass of Christian burial will be held Saturday, May 21, 2022 at Assumption Church, 812 N. Salina Street, Syracuse at 10am.  More information can be found on the funeral home's website

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Katherine 'Kat' Massey

Services will be held for Kat Massey on Monday, May 23, 2022 beginning at 11am at the Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church, 656 Michigan Avenue in Buffalo.  Funeral services will follow at noon. Click here for more information

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Aaron Salter, Jr.

A public visitation will be held for retired Buffalo Police officer Aaron Salter, Jr. on Tuesday, May 24, 2022 from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Amigone Funeral Home, 1132 Delaware Avenue in Buffalo.

A wake will be held Wednesday, May 25 at 11 a.m. at The Chapel, 500 Crosspointe Parkway. A funeral service will begin at noon. Click here for more information

Celestine Chaney

Family and Friends will gather on Tuesday, May 24 at 10 a.m. at the Elim Christian Fellowship, 70 Chalmers Avenue. Funeral services will follow at 11 a.m. Click here for more information.

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Celestine Chaney

Pearl Young

A wake for Pearl Young will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 25 at the Elim Christian Fellowship at 70 Chalmers Avenue in Buffalo. Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m.  More information can be found here

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Margus D. Morrison

Services will be held for Margus D. Morgan on Friday, May 27 at True Bethel Baptist Church, 907 East Ferry Street in Buffalo. The wake begins at 11 a.m. with the funeral following at noon. For more information, click here

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Andre Mackniel

Services will be held for Andre Mackniel on Friday, May 27, 2022 from 11am-12pm at the Antioch Baptist Church, 1327 Fillmore Avenue in Buffalo. A Celebration of Life service will follow from noon until 1:30pm.  A livestream will be available for those that cannot make the service.  You can view that here

Geraldine Talley

Friends and family will gather for Geraldine Talley at the Mount Aaron Missionary Baptist Church, 540 Genesee Street in Buffalo, on Friday, May 27 from 10am-11am.  A funeral service will follow at 11am.  For more information, click here.  

Ruth Whitfield

Services for Ruth Whitfield will be held Saturday, May 28, 2022 at the Mt. Olive Baptist Church, 701 E. Delavan Avenue in Buffalo, at 11am. A homegoing service will follow at 12pm.  For more information, click here.

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