With regret, the Fire Department of New York announced the death of retired Firefighter Anthony J. Catapano, E-202, appointed February 9, 1963, retired May 22, 2005, which occurred on May 30, 2020. This member bravely served this department protecting life and property in the City of New York in the rescue and recovery at Manhattan Box 5-5-8087 World Trade Center. The heartfelt sympathy of the entire Department is extended to the family, relatives and friends of the deceased in the midst of the great loss that they and the department have sustained. The funeral took place at the Marine Park Funeral Home in Brooklyn, on June 10, 2020, followed by a Mass at St. Columbia Church.

– Fire News story and photo courtesy Mark Little, the South Regional Director, NYS Chaplains