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Huntington residents lost in 9/11 remembered at Heckscher Park memorial

Forty residents who perished that day had their names read out loud followed by a moment of silence.

News 12 Staff

Sep 10, 2022, 9:11 PM

Updated 647 days ago

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A memorial service was held in Heckscher Park to remember the lives of Huntington residents who were lost during the attacks of September 11, 2001. Sunday will mark 21 years since the fateful day.
Forty residents who perished that day had their names read out loud followed by a moment of silence.
“My father was a gentle giant,” said T.J. Farrell.
Farrell’s father, Terry Farrell, was a FDNY firefighter with Rescue 4. His body was recovered a month later on Oct. 26.
“His brothers were able to find him and a few others from his company. They brought him home so we could bury him properly,” he added.
“I’m proud of Huntington that they step up every year to honor them. Nobody forgets so that makes you feel better,” said Linda Cavalier, whose son worked on the 104th floor of the second tower.
Many of the Huntington families say this is an extra special ceremony because being together gives them comfort.


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