Jonathan Lee Ielpi died heroically in the discharge of his duty at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. He was a firefighter with Squad 288 FDNY First Assistant Chief Vigilant FD.
He is the cherished husband of Yesenia Ielpi (nee Rodriguez); adoring father of Andrew and Austin Ielpi; loving son of Lee A., Ret FDNY Rescue 2 and Anne Ielpi (nee Lawrence); devoted grandson of Dorothy Lawrence; honored brother of Brendan FDNY, Anne Marie and Melissa Ielpi; son-in-law of Gladys Rodriguez; brother-in-law of Mark Rodriguez: and numerous relatives.
Mass will be offered in St. Aloysius R.C. Church, Great Neck, NY on Monday, December 17 at 11 A.M. Interment in All Saints Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his loving memory to the Vigilant Fund of Jonathan Ielpi for the educational benefit of Andrew and Austin Ielpi, in care of the Vigilant Fire Dep't, 83 Cuttermill Rd Great Neck NY 11021.|
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