Category Archives: Families in the News

Bill Doyle, prominent 9/11 family leader, passes away

Bill Doyle, long a leader in the 9/11 community, died on May 20, 2017. He was the father of Joseph Doyle, 25, who was killed during the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 while working in the North Tower of the World Trade Center. Bill was a tireless advocate for the families reports Josh Goldstein […]

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9/11 child Patricia Smith stares down al Qaeda operative who U.S. says helped kill her NYPD mom

Patricia Smith, now 17, is famous for a photograph taken when she was two. Wearing a red velvet dress, she accepted her mother’s NYPD Medal of Honor after her mother, NYPD Officer Moira Smith was killed responding to the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. Patricia Smith and her father, retired NYPD Officer Jim […]

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Jennifer Kane Trust: Local 9/11 victim still touching lives years after terror attacks

Since accountant Jennifer Kane was killed in the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, the Jennifer Kane Scholarship and Charitable Trust, a foundation named in her honor continues to do good, reports Rich Harbert in Plymouth (MA) Wicked Local.com. The Trust has donated $1,190,671 to causes dear to Jennifer, funding homes for seriously injured veterans, scholarships at Villanova, […]

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