2 Mass. police officers being laid to rest

Friday June 8, 2012

BOSTON (AP) -- Two Massachusetts police officers are being laid to rest.

Funerals for Springfield Officer Kevin Ambrose and Rutland Officer Sean Cooney are scheduled for Friday.

Ambrose was shot and killed while investigating a domestic dispute on Monday. Ambrose was a 36-year veteran of the Springfield department who leaves behind a wife and two children.

Ambrose's funeral is at St. Catherine of Siena church in Springfield. Gov. Deval Patrick is among those expected to attend. Ambrose's pastor from St. Cecilia's Parish in Wilbraham will conduct the service with Springfield Bishop Timothy McDonnell.

Cooney was a part-time officer in Rutland. He died while visiting Indianapolis for the funeral of a friend last week. His death remains under investigation

His funeral mass is scheduled for Blessed Sacrament Church in Worcester.


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