LOWER BURRELL (KDKA) — Funeral arrangements for Lower Burrell Police Officer Derek Kotecki have been released.

The funeral mass will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, October 17, at Mt. Saint Peter’s Catholic Church at 100 Freeport Road in New Kensington, followed by a burial service at Greenwood Memorial Cemetery in Lower Burrell.

Prior to the funeral there will be viewings for Officer Kotecki at Rusiewicz Funeral Home at 3124 Leechburg Road in Lower Burrell.

The viewings will be held from 2 p.m. to 4p.m. and 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday, October 15. The viewing hours on Sunday, October 16 are 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

At 7 p.m. Sunday, the Allegheny Valley Lodge #39 will conduct a Fraternal Order of Police service.

A memorial fund for Officer Kotecki’s family has been established. Checks should be made payable to:
Derek Kotecki Memorial Fund
C/O Fraternal Order of Police
Allegheny Valley Lodge #39

Donations should be sent to:
S&T Bank
4251 Old William Penn Highway
Murrysville, PA 15668

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