Those we have lost
Originally published in The Times Herald-Record on Sunday, November 11, 2001

Firefighter Michael G. Montesi
FDNY Rescue 1
Highland Mills

Michael Montesi is remembered by his loved ones as a family man who enjoyed every moment he spent with his three sons – Matthew, 6; Ian, 5, and 3-year-old Ryan. He spent his life serving the public as a firefighter in New York City and as a volunteer firefighter in New Hyde Park and Central Valley. The family had been building a house in the Minisink Valley School District when Montesi was lost Sept. 11. He is survived by his wife, Nancy, three children, his parents, and a sister. Montesi was 39.


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