Daniel O'Callaghan, age 42 of Smithtown, died on September 11, 2001 as a Lieutenant with the New York City Fire Department-Ladder 4. He lost his life tragically and heroically in the line of duty while trying to help others at the World Trade Center disaster. He was also a former New York City Police Officer.
He is survived by his beloved wife, Rhonda Lee (nee Smith). Loving Daddy to Rhiannon Rose and Connor Daniel. Cherished son of William and the late Gladys O'Callaghan. Fond son-in-law of Roseann and Ronald Smith. Dear brother of William, Maureen, Joseph, Timothy, Helene Caspar and Michael O'Callaghan. Brother-in-law to Margaret, Susan, Alice, April O'Callaghan, John Caspar, and Susan and Ronald Smith. He is survived by his twenty nieces and nephews, who he loved dearly; many friends; and his fellow firefighters.
Family and friends may visit Thursday, November 8th 7- 9:30pm and Friday, November 9th 2-4 and 7-9:30pm at the Branch Funeral Home 190 East Main Street, Smithtown. A memorial mass will be held at St. Patrick's Church, 280 East Main Street, Smithtown on Saturday, November 10th at 11:00am.
In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to FDNY Engine 54/Ladder 4/Battalion 9 Memorial Fund, 782 8th Ave. NY, NY 10036, the N.Y. Firefighters Burn Center Foundation c/o Engine 65, 21 Asch Loop, Bronx, NY 10475, or your favorite charity.
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