Press Release Article


Date: Sep 08, 2004
Press Release Number: 111-2004

Wife of Former Executive Director Will Offer Words of Comfort;
Daughter of Port Authority Police Officer Will Light Candles in Tribute to the Fallen

The Port Authority will hold an Interfaith Remembrance Service at St. Peter’s Church, Barclay and Church streets in Lower Manhattan, at noon on Saturday, September 11, 2004. The service will honor the 84 Port Authority employees who were tragically killed on September 11, 2001, in the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center.

Port Authority Commissioner Christy Ferer Levin of New York, N.Y., whose husband, Port Authority Executive Director Neil D. Levin, was killed on September 11, will offer words of comfort. Valerie Webb of Jersey City, N.J., daughter of fallen Port Authority Police Officer Nathaniel Webb, will light two candles in a tribute.

New York Governor George E. Pataki, New Jersey Governor James E. McGreevey and New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg will attend the ceremony. The program also will include performances by Morris Robinson of the Metropolitan Opera and the St. Peter’s Church Choir.

The memorial service will be broadcast live by NJN Public Television for viewers in New Jersey. NY 1 will broadcast the ceremony live in New York. NJN will uplink a clean feed of the service on satellite Galaxy 3C (Ku-Band), transponder 10- Channel C (symbol rate: 6.1113, FEC: _) from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Media wishing to cover the Interfaith Remembrance Service should bring photo identification as well as media credentials, and report to the church entrance on Barclay Street.

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Contact: Tony Ciavolella
Port Authority
212 435-7777

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On September 11, 2001, the Port Authority family lost 84 of its members in the attacks on the World Trade Center. This roll call of names bears witness to the countless acts of heroism and bravery demonstrated by our fallen colleagues, many of whom directed the greatest rescue in U.S. history before they made the ultimate sacrifice. Although they have passed, they will remain forever in our hearts.

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Joseph Amatuccio Ozone Park, N.Y.
Officer Christopher C. Amoroso Staten Island, N.Y.
Jean A. AndruckiHoboken, N.J.
Richard A. AronowMahwah, N.J.
Ezra AvilesCommack, N.Y.
Arlene T. Babakitis
Secaucus, N.J.
James W. BarbellaOceanside, N.Y.
Officer Maurice V. BarryRutherford, N.J.
Margaret L. BensonRockaway, N.J.
Daniel D. BergsteinTeaneck, N.J.
Edward CalderonJersey City, N.J.
Officer Liam CallahanRockaway, N.J.
Lieutenant Robert D. Cirri Nutley, N.J.
Carlos Dacosta Elizabeth, N.J.
Dwight D. DarcyBronxville, N.Y.
Niurka DavilaNew York, N.Y.
Officer Clinton Davis Massapequa, N.Y.
Frank A. De MartiniBrooklyn, N.Y.
William F. FallonRocky Hill, N.J.
Stephen J. FiorelliAberdeen, N.J.
John Fisher Hoboken, N.J.
Officer Donald A. ForemanStaten Island, N.Y.
Officer Gregg J. FroehnerChester, N.J.
Barry H. GlickWayne, N.J.
Rosa Gonzalez Jersey City, N.J.
Officer Thomas E. GormanMiddlesex, N.J.
Joseph F. GrilloStaten Island, N.Y.
Ken G. Grouzalis Lyndhurst, N.J.
Patrick A. Hoey Middletown, N.J.
Officer Uhuru G. HoustonEnglewood, N.J.
Officer George G. Howard Hicksville, N.Y.
Officer Stephen HuczkoHampton, N.J.
Inspector Anthony P. Infante Jr Chatham, N.J.
Prem N. Jerath Edison, N.J.
Mary S. Jones New York, N.Y.
Officer Paul W. JurgensLevittown, N.Y.
Deborah H. KaplanParamus, N.J.
Douglas G. KarpiloffMamaroneck, N.Y.
Edward T. KeaneWest Caldwell, N.J.
Frank LalamaNutley, N.J.
Officer Paul LaszczynskiParamus, N.J.
Officer David P. LemagneNorth Bergen, N.J.
Officer John J. LennonHowell, N.J.
Officer John D. LeviLexington, N.Y.
Executive Director, Neil D. LevinNew York, N.Y.
Margaret S. Lewis Elizabeth, N.J.
Officer James F. Lynch Woodbridge, N.J.
Robert H. LynchCranford, N.J.
Myrna MaldonadoBronx, N.Y.
Captain Kathy Mazza South Farmingdale, N.Y.
Officer Walter A. McNeil East Stroudsberg, PA.
Deborah A. Merrick New York, N.Y.
Officer Donald J. McIntyre New City, N.Y.
Susan Miszkowicz New York, N.Y.
Supt. of Police Fred V. MorroneLakewood, N.J.
Nancy MunizRidgewood (Queens), N.Y.
Officer Joseph M. NavasParamus, N.J.
Pete NegronBergenfield, N.J.
Officer James NelsonClark, N.J.
Officer Alfonse J. Niedermeyer Manasquan, N.J.
David OrtizNanuet, N.Y.
Pablo Ortiz Staten Island, N.Y.