Wake held for retired firefighter, voice of 9/11 health care

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EAST MEADOW -

A wake was held Thursday for retired FDNY firefighter and Hicksville father Ray Pfeifer.

Pfeifer, 59, died Sunday from cancer related to his first responder work at ground zero on 9/11.

Pfeifer lobbied Congress to get health care funding for 9/11 first responders.

Pfeifer's wake was held at the East Meadow fire station. His funeral is scheduled for Friday at Holy Family Church in Hicksville.

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