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Firefighter
Age: 77
Year of Death: 2019

Jack Boyle

Jack Boyle passed away on August 24, 2019, at age 77, from severe lung damage from his time spent as a first responder at Ground Zero. He was the beloved husband of Dawn E. Boyle, loving father of Patrick and Caitlin Boyle.

Jack started his 30-year career with the Fire Department of New York as a member of Ladder 102/Engine 209 in Brooklyn. In 1978, he received the Holy Name Medal from the mayor’s office for saving children from a fire. In 1979, he joined Rescue 1 in Manhattan, where he served until his retirement in 2002. He was recognized by the FDNY Holy Name Society as 2002 “Man of the Year” at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City.

Jack was a United States Army Paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne during the Vietnam War. He was a New York City Transit Police Officer and a charter member of the Transit Police Bagpipe Band.

Jack is missed every day!

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