NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — An extended line of mourners is predicted once more Wednesday because the wake for FDNY firefighter William Tolley continues on Lengthy Island.
The wake is being held at Chapey & Sons Funeral House from 2 p.m. to four p.m. and seven p.m. to 9 p.m. in Bethpage.
On Tuesday, Tolley’s widow and eight-yr-previous daughter have been joined by lots of of Tolley’s colleagues and associates.
Hearth Commissioner Daniel Nigro remembered Tolley’s kindness and generosity.
“He volunteered with Make-A-Want, with Wounded Warriors,” he stated. “He was a part of our ceremonial unit. He’d be standing out within the rain at another funeral, however sadly we’re right here for him.”
Tolley, a member of Ladder one hundred thirty five Engine 286, was killed whereas responding to a fireplace at a single unit house on Putnam Avenue in Queens final week.
The 14-yr-previous veteran fell to his demise when one thing went flawed as he was standing on the roof of the 5-story constructing.
His funeral is scheduled for eleven a.m. Thursday at St. Martin of Excursions on Central Avenue in Bethpage.