Family, friends say goodbye at funeral for fallen Franklin Square fire commissioner

Franklin Square and Munson Fire Department's Commissioner Joseph Torregrossa died last week from a 9/11-related illness.

News 12 Staff

Mar 28, 2022, 9:06 AM

Updated 745 days ago

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Family, friends and fellow firefighters bid farewell to a 35-year veteran firefighter from Nassau County.
Franklin Square and Munson Fire Department Commissioner Joseph Torregrossa was a dedicated family man and firefighter until the end, loved ones say.
Torregrossa’s casket was taken on the back of his department’s firetruck to St. Catherine of Sienna Church in Franklin Square, where his funeral was held.
The 60-year-old died last week due to a 9/11-related illness. He was part of the active search and recovery after the terrorist attacks.
Torregrossa leaves behind a wife and three children.


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