Washingtonville Obituaries

Washingtonville Obituaries

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  • Wednesday Jan 31 | via FireHouse.com 

    FDNY Loses Another to 9/11-Related Illness

    Jan. 30--A retired FDNY firefighter who delighted scores of children by dressing up as Santa Claus every year has become the latest first responder to die from a 9/11-related illness, officials said Tuesday. Phillips contracted asthma during his time at Ground Zero following the terror attacks as he and his colleagues at Rescue 3 conducted rescue and recovery operations.

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  • Tuesday Jan 30 | via New York Daily News 

    FDNY firefighter who played Santa for kids dies from...

    A retired FDNY firefighter who delighted scores of children by dressing up as Santa Claus at every year has become the latest first responder to die from a 9/11-related illness, officials said Tuesday. Phillips contracted asthma during his time at Ground Zero following the terror attacks as he and his colleagues at Rescue 3 conducted rescue and recovery operations.

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