Category Archives: Health Issues

Death of 9/11 hero Lt. Edward Meehan, ret. FDNY

Retired FDNY Lieutenant Edward Meehan has died of cancer he contracted while working at the site of the former World Trade Center in the aftermath of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, reports Ray O’Hanlon for the Irish Echo. Lt. Meehan was 59 and began his career at Ladder 45 in July, 1983. He also worked at Ladder 23. His final […]

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Death of Joseph J. Parise of Seasons Contracting

Construction worker Joseph J. Parise of Seasons Contracting died on February 4, 2018 of World Trade Center related-pulmonary fibrosis. Wake and funeral information will be available when we have them.

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Firefighter Ray Phillips, retired FDNY firefighter who played Santa Claus for kids, dies from 9/11-related sickness

Firefighter Ray Phillips, 64, a retired FDNY firefighter from the elite Rescue 3 unit, who played Santa Claus for 30 years for children of firefighters killed in the line of duty, has died of 9/11-related illness reports Thomas Tracy in the New York Daily News.  Firefighter Phillips died this weekend after a very bad asthma attack […]

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