James McCormick is comforted by a neighbor

James McCormick is comforted by a neighbor at the St. Charles Catholic Church before a funeral for his longtime partner David Maxwell, 66, who died in Hurricane Sandy floodwaters in the Midland Beach area of Staten Island in New York City. Maxwell was the last of Sandy's victims found on Staten Island, when his body was discovered in his home 11 days after the storm. A Vietnam veteran, he was buried at the Calverton National Cemetery and was accompanied by honor guards from the Catholic War Veterans and the Patriot Guard Riders. (John Moore/Getty Images)

James McCormick is comforted by a neighbor at the St. Charles Catholic Church before a funeral for his longtime partner David Maxwell, 66, who died in Hurricane Sandy floodwaters in the Midland Beach area of Staten Island in New York City. Maxwell was the last of Sandy’s victims found on Staten Island, when his body was discovered in his home 11 days after the storm. A Vietnam veteran, he was buried at the Calverton National Cemetery and was accompanied by honor guards from the Catholic War Veterans and the Patriot Guard Riders. (John Moore/Getty Images)