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Wake for FDNY Battalion Chief John J. Nykiel

September 19, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Active-duty FDNY Battalion Chief John J. Nykiel, 59, has unexpectedly died. He was a career officer with the FDNY, serving the department for 35 years. Chief Nykiel was most recently assigned to the Center for Terrorism and Disaster Preparedness.

His wake will be held from 2:00pm until 4:00pm and from 7:00pm until 9:00pm on Thursday, September 19, 2019, at the New Hyde Park Funeral Home.

His funeral will be held at 11:00am on Friday, September 20, 2019 at Holy Spirit Roman Catholic Church in New Hyde Park, NY.

Burial will follow at St. Charles’ Cemetery in Farmingdale.

New Hyde Park Funeral Home
506 Lakeville Road
New Hyde Park, NY 11040

Holy Spirit Roman Catholic Church
500 Jericho Turnpike
New Hyde Park, NY 11040

St. Charles Cemetery
2015 Wellwood Avenue
Farmingdale, NY 11735


September 19, 2019
2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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