Funeral held for couple who died in medical center murder-suicide

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Final goodbyes were said today for the couple who died in a murder-suicide at Westchester Medical Center.

Investigators say 71-year-old Richard Delucia shot his wife Ann last week because he was distraught over her failing health and wanted to end her suffering.

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Their funeral was held at the Holy Name of Jesus Church in Valhalla.

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    Neighbors of the Yorktown couple killed in a murder-suicide at Westchester Medical Center Wednesday morning say Richard and Ann DeLucia were a loving, devoted couple.Neighbors of the Yorktown couple killed in a murder-suicide at Westchester Medical Center Wednesday morning say Richard and Ann DeLucia were a loving, devoted couple.
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    A man walked into the Westchester County Medical Center Wednesday morning, gunned down his wife and then shot himself, police say.

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