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NY college student accidentally killed by police is remembered for fearlessness, love of life

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    Pallbearers carry Andrea Rebello's coffin into St. Teresa of Avila Church for her funeral service, Wednesday, May 22, 2013 in Sleepy Hollow, N.Y. Police said Rebello, a junior at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., who was accidentally shot by police Friday, May 17, 2013, during a break-in near the college campus. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer) (The Associated Press)

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    Andrea Rebello's sister Jessica and father Fernando arrive at St. Teresa of Avila Church for Andrea's funeral service, Wednesday, May 22, 2013 in Sleepy Hollow, N.Y. Rebello, a junior at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., who was accidentally shot by police Friday, May 17, 2013, during a break-in near the college campus. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer) (The Associated Press)

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    CORRECTS SPELLING OF LAST NAME -- In this photo copied from the 2010 Sleepy Hollow High School yearbook, high school student Andrea Rebello is shown. Police said Rebello, a junior at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., was shot and killed Friday, May 17, 2013, during a break-in near the college campus. (AP Photo/Sleepy Hollow High School) (The Associated Press)

An emotional funeral service has been held for a Hofstra University student who was accidentally shot by police.

Andrea Rebello's family followed the pastor Wednesday as he led her white cloth-draped coffin to the altar at St. Teresa of Avila Church in Sleepy Hollow, N.Y. He said she's being welcomed into heaven.

Relatives and friends lit candles representing grief, courage, memories and love.

Weeping erupted throughout the church as sorority sisters described Rebello's fearlessness and love of life.

The junior was killed during a standoff with an armed intruder in a Long Island home last week.