Lt. Joseph G. Leavey, age 46 of NYFD, died tragically on September 11, 2001 at the WTC. He served at Engine 23, Ladder 4 & as a Lieutenant at Ladder 15. As an Engineering Major, he considered the WTC to be "an Engineering Marvel". How ironic that the building he loved would become the target of such hate.
He was born & raised in the Inwood section of NYC to Mary (nee Giannotti) & Joseph Leavey, a retired NYC Transit Police Officer. He is survived by his wife, Carole; his son, Brian; his daughter, Caitlin; his stepdaughter, Kerri Kelly. He is also survived by his sisters, Maureen McGil-licuddy, Nora Coco and Patricia Sumner. He will be missed by his many other relatives.
Visitation with the family will be held on Sunday, November 11, & Monday, November 12 at the Pelham Funeral Home, 64 Lincoln Avenue, Pelham from 2 to 4PM & 7 to 9PM. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Catherine's Church, 25 Second Avenue, Pelham at 10:30AM with burial at the Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
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