Bronx war veteran Lou Durante honored posthumously

Loved ones were presented with a certificate and an American flag in his honor. (5/6/14)

THE BRONX - A Bronx war veteran is being honored posthumously for his commitment to his country, as well as the borough. 

U.S. Rep. Joe Crowley presented the family of Lou Durante with a certificate and an American flag that was flown over the Capitol. 

Durante was not only remembered for his service in battle, but also as a volunteer at Lawrence Keane American Legion Post in Pelham Bay. 

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His loved ones say the recognition would have meant the world to him if he were still here.

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