ANOTHER WAR YEARS VET PASSES.

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Sad to report that Tony Cat ENG*202 on 5-30-2020 has Passed To A Higher Level.....REST IN PEACE BROTHER .....PRAYERS FOR THE COMFORT OF THE FAMILIES.
 

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Another war vet Gus Logerfo passed away 5/29/2020. I worked with him a short time when I was in 233-2 and he was in the first section.
 

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ARRANGEMENTS FOR TONY "CAT" CATAPANO ENG*202 ...... RET 5/22/2005 after 42 yrs OTJ.
** Visitation: Marine Park Funeral Home
3024 Quentin Rd. @ East 31st St.
Brooklyn, NY 11234 (718) 339-8900
Tuesday 6/9/2020 2 - 3 PM
** Check any Funeral Home Restrictions

Service: St. Columba R. C. Church
2245 Kimball Street
Brooklyn, NY 11234
Wednesday 6/10/2020 11:00 - 11:30 am

Interment: Greenwood Cemetery
500 25th Street
Brooklyn, NY
 

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RET FM GUSTAVE "GUS" LAGERFO.....
On 5-28-2020 .....RET 11-22-84 after 24 yrs OTJ. REST IN PEACE BROTHER....PRAYERS FOR THE COMFORT OF THE FAMILIES.
Funeral Home: Hess Miller, Middle Village NY
Funeral Mass ??
St. Anastasia RC Church
45-14 245th St. Douglaston, NY
Wednesday 6/3/20 9:30 am
Interment: Mt. St. Mary Cemetery Flushing NY
 

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A member of the FDNY Class of ’67, Joe rose through the department’s dispatching ranks and was promoted to deputy director in 1996. He was named commissioners’ liaison in 1998. Joe became president of the Fire Bell Club of New York in 1997, has since stepped down. He retired from FDNY in July of 2006
 

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A member of the FDNY Class of ’67, Joe rose through the department’s dispatching ranks and was promoted to deputy director in 1996. He was named commissioners’ liaison in 1998. Joe became president of the Fire Bell Club of New York in 1997, a position he still retains. He retired from FDNY in July of 2006
Joe Higgins was not the current president of the Fire Bell Club as stated. He stepped down several years ago.
 

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On 6-4-2020 Joe Higgins Passed To A Higher Level after a long battle with parkinson's.....Joe was a good friend to many of us on the FDNY....he started as an FDNY Dispatcher (after having been on the NY Fire Patrol) & formed many associations with FDNY Units ...2 biggest being ENG*69..LAD*28 & BN*16 as well as ENG*75 ..LAD*33 & BN*19 .....Joe was also an Honorary DC & former President of the Bell Club....throughout his 41 yr career in the FDNY he received many Awards for his tireless Service....he & his Family also annually endowed the Arthur J. Laufer Memorial Medal....after his RET he continued on in Public Service.... powerphone.com/powerphone-appoints-joseph-e-higgins-jr-to-senior-adviser-post/ ......REST IN PEACE BROTHER....PRAYERS FOR THE COMFORT OF THE FAMILIES..... www.google.com/search?q=joseph+e+higgins+jr+fdny&client=safari&channel=mac_bm&sxsrf=ALeKk02bioVvoi7m70NujqH_yCG1P6UObw:1591233793323&tbm=isch&source=iu&ictx=1&fir=vAe7wKoIj2sjpM%253A%252CZig8URniVN8WRM%252C_&vet=1&usg=AI4_-kTeP1ylzqm3Ysei6Nf7mmm9NDRnDQ&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwi4ooXo_-bpAhWyoHIEHbc_AewQ9QEwBHoECAoQCQ#imgrc=vAe7wKoIj2sjpM
 
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On 5-4-2020 Joe Higgins Passed To A Higher Level after a long battle with parkinson's.....Joe was a good friend to many of us on the FDNY....he started as an FDNY Dispatcher (after having been on the NY Fire Patrol) & formed many associations with FDNY Units ...2 biggest being ENG*69..LAD*28 & BN*16 as well as ENG*75 ..LAD*33 & BN*19 .....Joe was also an Honorary DC & former President of the Bell Club....throughout his 41 yr career in the FDNY he received many Awards for his tireless Service....he & his Family also annually endowed the Arthur J. Laufer Memorial Medal....after his RET he continued on in Public Service.... powerphone.com/powerphone-appoints-joseph-e-higgins-jr-to-senior-adviser-post/ ......REST IN PEACE BROTHER....PRAYERS FOR THE COMFORT OF THE FAMILIES..... www.google.com/search?q=joseph+e+higgins+jr+fdny&client=safari&channel=mac_bm&sxsrf=ALeKk02bioVvoi7m70NujqH_yCG1P6UObw:1591233793323&tbm=isch&source=iu&ictx=1&fir=vAe7wKoIj2sjpM%253A%252CZig8URniVN8WRM%252C_&vet=1&usg=AI4_-kTeP1ylzqm3Ysei6Nf7mmm9NDRnDQ&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwi4ooXo_-bpAhWyoHIEHbc_AewQ9QEwBHoECAoQCQ#imgrc=vAe7wKoIj2sjpM
 

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A member of the FDNY Class of ’67, Joe rose through the department’s dispatching ranks and was promoted to deputy director in 1996. He was named commissioners’ liaison in 1998. Joe became president of the Fire Bell Club of New York in 1997, has since stepped down. He retired from FDNY in July of 2006
Joe was a buff in 75 / 33. He frequently rode with us on Friday nights. A nice man who loved the FDNY. Rest in peace.
 

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RET FDNY COMMUNICATIONS TECH JACK O'REILLY VIET NAM VETERAN......
Jack Passed To A Higher Level at 78 yrs of age this week in FLA having a heart attack after being debilitated fighting multiple cancers....Jack grew up around the corner from 280/132 in BKLYN & spent much time as a kid at the FH learning about the Job which became a big focus in his life.....Jack was a Power Memorial Graduate he served in the US Army in Vietnam then worked for the Phone company before starting a 25 year career with the FDNY as Fire Alarm Box Inspector (formerly called a Trouble Hunter) ......he was well known around the Job especially at the BKLYN Tinhouse & then on Rockaway Ave.....Jack belonged to several organizations related to the FDNY.....he also attended many Ceremonies & get togehers religiously .....a good Friend & a wealth of knowledge related to FDNY History .....he will be cremated at a private service in FLA....REST IN PEACE BROTHER.....THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE BOTH MILITARY (US ARMY VIETNAM )& FDNY....PRAYERS FOR THE COMFORT OF THE FAMILIES.
 

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RET FDNY COMMUNICATIONS TECH JACK O'REILLY VIET NAM VETERAN......
Jack Passed To A Higher Level at 78 yrs of age this week in FLA having a heart attack after being debilitated fighting multiple cancers....Jack grew up around the corner from 280/132 in BKLYN & spent much time as a kid at the FH learning about the Job which became a big focus in his life.....Jack was a Power Memorial Graduate he served in the US Army in Vietnam then worked for the Phone company before starting a 25 year career with the FDNY as Fire Alarm Box Inspector (formerly called a Trouble Hunter) ......he was well known around the Job especially at the BKLYN Tinhouse & then on Rockaway Ave.....Jack belonged to several organizations related to the FDNY.....he also attended many Ceremonies & get togehers religiously .....a good Friend & a wealth of knowledge related to FDNY History .....he will be cremated at a private service in FLA....REST IN PEACE BROTHER.....THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE BOTH MILITARY (US ARMY VIETNAM )& FDNY....PRAYERS FOR THE COMFORT OF THE FAMILIES.
Thank you Chief for that tribute to Jack O’Riley. A Viet Nam War Veteran and friend to many of us here
 

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Very sad news about Jack. He was good people. Thank you Chief for your tribute. I'm sure it was a heck of a reunion with the guys from 280/132, 232/176 and the Brooklyn CO when Jack arrived in the "Kitchen".
Rest in Peace, Jack, you will be missed and will be in my thoughts and prayers.
 

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Jack arrived at the Tin House around 83. Lt. Manzilla came to 176 and told Jack to come. Of course the heavy war years were almost a thing of the past but we were still fairly busy. He would take photos of the Companies at work. He amassed a fairly large album of the guys operating. Some of the shots are really terrific, because we would respond to a multiple alarm, sometimes on the box, or special called. He was a true gentle man and will be missed by the Tin House Alumni.
 

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RET CPT JOSEPH RIZZI ....On 4/26/20 in Naples FLA. ....RET 10/27/1989 after36 yrs OTJ.
There will be a Mass with Cremated Remains:
St. Agnes RC Church 29 Quealy Pl.
Rockville Center, NY
Date: SEPTEMBER 12, 2020 10:30 AM .......REST IN PEACE BROTHER.....PRAYERS FOR THE COMFORT OF THE FAMILIES.
 
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