Family, Friends Say Final Goodbye to Daniel McParlane

December 2, 2013 Updated Dec 2, 2013 at 7:21 PM EDT

By Jill Perkins

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December 2, 2013 Updated Dec 2, 2013 at 7:21 PM EDT

Buffalo, N.Y. (WKBW) It was an emotional day as a somber procession of family and friends gathered to say a final goodbye to Daniel McParlane.

The 33 year old Erie County Sheriff's Deputy who was also the chairman of the West Seneca Democratic Party. Was killed in a car crash back on November 27th.

Monday at Saint Martin of Tours Church in South Buffalo hundreds came to reflect on his life.

McParlane was honored and remembered for the family man he was, for his pride in his career in law enforcement and his passion for politics.

An offertory of gifts brought to the alter included a wooden spoon and ladle representing his love for cooking and even a picture of his beloved dog, Blue.

New York State Senator Tim Kennedy attended the mass and read a letter written to McParlane's family from Governor Andrew Cuomo, who offered his condolences.

The crash that killed McParlane happened in West Seneca at the intersection Of Indian Church Road and Mineral Springs.

The driver of the other car involved in the accident, 61 year old Robert Styn was charged with DWI.

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