Firefighter and BX native remembered at funeral

RONKONKOMA - Hundreds attended a funeral Mass on Long Island Saturday morning for fallen firefighter and Bronx native FDNY Lt. Richard Nappi.

The 17-year FDNY veteran died Monday when he overheated and collapsed from an apparent heart attack while battling a warehouse fire in Brooklyn. Mayor Michael Bloomberg delivered the eulogy, recounting how Nappi was also a first responder to the World Trade Center on Sept. 11.

Nappi is survived by his wife and two children.

Family, friends remember fallen firefighter

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