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Wake for retired NYPD Police Officer Nicholas Purpero

February 25, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Retired NYPD Police Officer Nicholas Purpero died of World Trade Center-related cancer on February 20, 2021, at the age of 48. He was an NYPD officer for 26 years, and had only recently retired.

Officer Purpero’s  viewing will be held at Staten Island’s Colonial Funeral Home on Thursday, February 25, 2021 from 4:00pm until 8:00pm.

His funeral Mass will be said at 9:30am at Holy Rosary Church in Staten Island on Friday, February 26, 2021. A private cremation will follow.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Addeo Hospice in memory of Nicholas would be greatly appreciated by his family.

Colonial Funeral Home
2819 Hylan Boulevard
Staten Island, NY 10306

Holy Rosary Church
120 Jerome Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10305

Addeo Hospice
78 Meisner Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10306


February 25, 2021
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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