Russo-Eling, a 9/11 first responder, is remembered as a man who dedicated his life to helping others.

BROOKVILLE, Nassau County (WABC) — Today, family, friends and colleagues say goodbye to FDNY EMS Lt. Alison Russo-Elling.

Russo-Elling, a 9/11 first responder remembered as a man who dedicated his life to helping others, was stabbed to death in Queens last week.

At today’s funeral, she will be posthumously promoted to the rank of captain, the last distinction in the department she served for 24 years.

The ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. at the Tilles Center for the Performing Arts on Northern Boulevard in Brookville, Nassau County, and will be broadcast live on ABC7 New York.

Commemoration of the lieutenant was held earlier this week in Commack, Suffolk County.

On Monday and Tuesday, hundreds of first responders lined up in the pouring rain for one last chance to see their friend and colleague.

The 61-year-old veteran first responder was on duty when she was stabbed Thursday afternoon near her station in the Astoria area of ​​Queens.

She was heading to a corner store to get something to eat when police say 34-year-old Peter Zisapoulos stabbed her multiple times.

She was taken to the nearest hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

Zisapoulos was arrested after barricading himself in his home.

He remains at Bellevue Hospital undergoing a psychiatric evaluation.

The motive for the stab wounds is unclear.

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