Porcari laid to rest

By Perry Russom

May 4, 2013 Updated May 4, 2013 at 9:44 PM EST

Owego, NY (WBNG Binghamton) More than 100 people filed into St. Patrick's Cemetery to say their goodbyes to Owego Fire Capt. Matthew Porcari.

Porcari died in January while fighting a fire in Newark Valley.

The Western New York Warriors Watch Riders escorted Porcari's family and friends down Main Street in Owego to the cemetery.

Nearly 90 riders were in the group.

During the ceremony, doves were released in memory of Porcari.

Cameras were not permitted inside the cemetery.

The family said they wish for privacy as they grieve.

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