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John P. Poulos

John P. Poulos

  • Lieutenant
  • Fire Department City of New York
  • New York
  • Age: 64
  • Year of Death: 2020

John P. Poulos died from illness related to his response to the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center.

He was one of four children born to Peter and Hilda Poulos.

He joined the Patchogue Fire Department at age 18, where he worked hard as a volunteer and attained the rank of captain at Euclid Hose Company. He later joined the FDNY, where he retired as a lieutenant at Engine 266 after 29 years of service. He was also active with the Patchogue Ambulance Company, served as an instructor at the Suffolk County Fire Academy, and was a New York State Fire building inspector. After retirement from FDNY, he continued to serve Long Island fire departments through his work with East End Hose Testing.

John was a member of the Bellport Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses. A devoted and supportive family man, he was survived by his beloved wife of 33 years, Judith Poulos; his two children, Albert Poulos and Peter Poulos (Rebecca); his siblings, Barbara Poulos, Diane Poulos, and Raphael Poulos; and extended family.

John is remembered for his faithful dedication to his family and community and his tireless love for fire service. He is greatly missed and never forgotten.

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