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Press Releases / 2008 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: NOVEMBER 23, 2008

***MEDIA ADVISORY***

FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS FOR LT. ROBERT J. RYAN, JR.

Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta will join family, friends and Fire Department members in paying their final respects to Lt. Robert J. Ryan, Jr., of Engine 155.  Lt. Ryan, 46, was critically injured on Nov. 23 while operating at a second-alarm fire at 39 Van Buren St. in the New Brighton neighborhood of Staten Island. He was transported to Richmond University Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries. Lt. Ryan was a 17-year veteran of the Department.

 

Viewing

WHERE:

Harmon Funeral Home
571 Forest Avenue
Staten Island, NY

WHEN:

Monday, November 24, from 7 to 9 p.m.
and
Tuesday, November 25, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m.

 

 

 

Funeral and Procession

WHERE:

Sacred Heart Church
981 Castleton Ave
Staten Island, NY

WHEN:

Wednesday, November 26, 2008
11 a.m.

 

Press Contact: Francis X. Gribbon & Emily Rahimi, (FDNY) (718) 999-2056

http://www.nyc.gov/fdny

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