23 FDNY Members Who Have Died In The Past Year To Be Honored

Published on October 07, 2020, 2:52 pm
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Mayor Bill de Blasio and Fire Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro will honor 23 FDNY members who have died in the past year at the 113th Annual FDNY Memorial Service on Wednesday, October 07, 2020, at 04:00 p.m.

Due to COVID-19, this is a closed ceremony that can be viewed on the Department’s website at nyc.gov/FDNY.

Traditionally, the event takes placeat theFiremen’s Monument, located at 100th Street and Riverside Drive, and is attended by thousands of active and retired FDNY members, and the families of the members who have died.

Those who will be honored at this year’s ceremony are:

  • Battalion Chief John Nykiel
  • Firefighter Matthew McDevitt
  • Emergency Medical Technician Alexander Raso
  • Emergency Medical Technician Richard Seaberry*
  • Emergency Medical Technician Gregory Hodge*
  • Emergency Medical Technician John Redd*
  • Emergency Medical Technician Idris Bey*
  • Emergency Medical Technician John Mondello
  • Emergency Medical Technician Robert Tier
  • Emergency Medical Technician Douglas Gertz
  • Lieutenant Matthew Keene
  • Emergency Medical Technician Michael Lalima
  • Firefighter Christian Murphy
  • Emergency Medical Technician Brandon Dorsa
  • Firefighter Jason McNamee

In addition to the Fire and EMS members listed above, the Department will honor seven civilian members of the Department, and one EMT from Aurora, CO who died of COVID-19.

  • Auto Mechanic James Villecco
  • Deputy Chief Fire Inspector Syed Rahman
  • Principal Administrative Associate Kellie Childs
  • Fire Inspector Edward Mungin
  • Supervising Auto Mechanic Thomas Ward
  • Clerical Associate Kenneth Stubbs
  • Supervising Fire Inspector Mark Remolino
  • Emergency Medical Technician Paul Cary**

* Died of COVID-19

** Ambulnz Company, Aurora Fire Department, CO (deployed to NYC for National Ambulance Contract)

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