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Wake for FDNY Firefighter and 9/11 Ferry Captain Thomas Phelan

March 18, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Firefighter Thomas Phelan of Marine 9 (formerly Engine 55) has died of World Trade Center-related cancer at the age of 45.

He joined the FDNY in 2003. During the terrorist attacks of 2001 he was working as a Statue of Liberty ferry captain and ferried hundreds of people to safety, then delivered supplies to the site.

His wake will be held on Sunday, March 18, 2018 and again on Monday, March 19, 2018 from
2:00pm to 4:00pm and from 7:00pm to 9:00pm (each day) at the Daniel J. Schaefer Funeral Home in Brooklyn.

FF Phelan’s funeral will take place at 11:00am on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at Brooklyn’s St. Michael’s Church.

Daniel J. Schaefer Funeral Home
4123 4th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11232

St. Michael’s Church
352 42nd Street
Brooklyn, NY 11232


March 18, 2018
2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Daniel J. Schaefer Funeral Home