Private services were held for Derick Michael Zinnerstrom, a Daemen College student, who died unexpectedly Saturday in his Cheektowaga home. He was 24.
The Buffalo native was a graduate of City Honors High School.
He was a sophomore at Daemen and applied his passion for computer technology in his computer services job at Adelphia Technical Support.
Mr. Zinnerstrom was known for his compassion toward people and animals.
Survivors include his parents, Charles Eric and Karen Lynne of Buffalo, and a brother, Michael Eric of Kings Mountain, N.C.