Firefighter Robert M. Gless died on October 25, 2016, from illness related to his response to the September 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. He served with the FDNY for 24 years, at Engine 224 and Engine 329.
He is survived by his wife, Martha. Together they enjoyed camping in the early years of their life together. Robert loved riding motorcycles. He also served his community in the Valley Stream Fire Department.
Robert is survived by his, brother Frederick, a New York City firefighter, and his sister Mary Storch.