Funeral announced for NYPD detective, U.S. serviceman killed overseas

An NYPD detective and U.S. serviceman who was killed during a suicide attack in Afghanistan will be laid to rest this week. Detective Joseph Lemm

Staff Sgt. Joseph Lemm, of West Harrison, was among the group targeted as they moved through a village near Bagram Airfield, the largest U.S. military facility in Afghanistan, NATO and Afghan officials said.

Staff Sgt. Joseph Lemm, of West Harrison, was among the group targeted as they moved through a village near Bagram Airfield, the largest U.S. military facility in Afghanistan, NATO and Afghan officials said. (12/28/15)

An NYPD detective and U.S. serviceman who was killed during a suicide attack in Afghanistan will be laid to rest this week.

Detective Joseph Lemm was one of six U.S. servicemen killed in last week's attack.

He also spent 15-years working for the NYPD and was part of the Bronx warrant squad at the 50th precinct. 

A wake will be held Tuesday at Saint Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in West Harrison from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. 

His funeral will be held at Saint Patrick's Cathedral on Wednesday in Manhattan beginning at 10 a.m. 

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