9/11 Tribute Center programs are offered throughout the year. Lectures, educational workshops and support programs are available to unite family members who lost loved ones, survivors, Lower Manhattan residents, rescue and recovery workers and volunteers who assisted in the aftermath of 9/11. Visit tributewtc.org for a schedule of upcoming programs and events.
Past Events › Site illness or death
Detective Louis Fernandez of the NYPD’s elite ESU unit died of World Trade Center-related cancer of October 16, 2014. He was 46. His wake will be held on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 from 2:00pm – 4:00pm and from 7:00pm – 9:00pm at the Flinch & Bruns Funeral Home in Lynbrook. His funeral will take place on Wednesday, October 23, 2014 at 10:45am at Holy Name of Mary Church in Valley Stream, NY. Flinch & Bruns Funeral Home 34 Hempstead Avenue…Find out more »
On Sunday, October 19, 2014 at 1:00pm, come run to defeat blood cancers, which are the most common cancers suffered from by recovery workers who worked at the World Trade Center. The run will begin at Islip Town Hall, at the corner of South Bay Avenue and Montauk Highway. Runners will proceed to Islip Town Beach, then back to the Islip Town Hall area. The course is straight and flat. Adults pay $30.00 by pre-registration or $40.00 on the day…Find out more »
The funeral for retired FDNY Lt. Howard Bischoff will take place on Saturday, September 27, 2014 at 11:00am at St. Aloysius Church in Jackson, NJ. Lt. Bischoff died on Monday from World Trade Center-related colon cancer. His last firehouse was Ladder 149. St. Aloysius Church 935 Bennetts Mills Rd. Jackson, NJ 08527Find out more »
FF Daniel Heglund was born on September 23, 1955. He died of World Trade Center-related esophageal cancer on Monday, September 22, 2014. Two other FDNY members died of site-related cancers that same day. His funeral will take place on Friday, September 26, 2014 at 11:00am at the Centerport Fire Department. FF Heglund will be buried at Northport Rural Cemetery. Centerport Fire Department 9 Park Circle Centerport, NY 11721Find out more »
Firefighter Robert Leaver (ret.) died on September 22, 2014 of site-related leukemia. His funeral will be held on Friday, September 26, 2014 at 10:00am at St. Francis of Assisi Church in Nyack. St. Francis of Assisi 128 Parrott Road Nyack, NYFind out more »
FF Daniel Heglund was born on September 23, 1955. He died of World Trade Center-related esophageal cancer on Monday, September 22, 2014. Two other FDNY members died of site-related cancers that same day. His wake will be held on Thursday, September 25, 2014, from 2:00pm to 4:00pm and from 7:00pm to 9:00pm at the Branch Funeral Home in Miller Place, NY. The funeral will take place on Friday, September 26, 2014 at 11:00am at the Centerport Fire Department. FF Heglund…Find out more »