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Ex-Hastings Fire Capt. Nelson McGinigle Dies at 61

HASTINGS-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. – Nelson F. McGinigle, a lifelong Hastings-on-Hudson resident and fire department volunteer, died Aug. 3 while on a cruise in the Caribbean Sea. He was 61. 

McGinigle worked for the Triboro Bridge and Tunnel Authority for 25 years. He was a 42-year member and ex-captain of the Hastings-On-Hudson Volunteer Fire Department Hook and Ladder Co. He was also a member of the Hastings-on-Hudson Volunteer Ambulance Corps and the Southside Athletic Club.

McGinigle is survived by his mother, Eleanor McGinigle; a sister, Janice (Frank) Minkewicz and two nephews. He was predeceased by his father, John R. McGinigle. 

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the First Reformed Church in Hastings-on-Hudson. Visiting hours are from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at Edwards-Dowdle Funeral Home in Dobbs Ferry. 

Memorial contributions may be made to the First Reformed Church, 24 Farragut Ave., Hastings-On-Hudson, NY 10706, or Hook and Ladder Co., Hastings-on-Hudson Volunteer Fire Department, 50 Main St., Hastings-on-Hudson, NY 10706.


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