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Yonkers Firefighter Dies At Age 48 Of 9/11-Related Illness

Neill S. Tyndal, Jr.
Neill S. Tyndal, Jr. Photo Credit: Contributed

A recently retired member of the Yonkers Fire Department died on Tuesday, Sept. 9/11 after battling a 9/11-related illness.

Neill S. Tyndal, Jr. was 48 years old.

He was born in the Bronx on Feb. 5, 1969. He was the son of Neill, Sr. and Mary Jane,  husband of Rosemarie (nee McNeill), father of Matthew and Neill, brother of Anthony and John (and his wife, Catalina) and uncle of Angela, Jacqueline, Anthony, Jr., John Michael, Jayden and Sophia.

In his free time, he enjoyed boating with his children, as well as riding his motorcycle.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in his memory may be made to the Ronald McDonald House -

A funeral mass will be Monday, Sept. 25 at 10:45 a.m. at St. Barnabas Church, 409 East 241st Street, in the Bronx, with Interment to follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, 10 West Stevens in Hawthorne. 

The family will be present on Saturday, Sept. 23 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 24 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m at F. Ruggiero & Sons, Inc.,732 Yonkers Avenue in Yonkers.

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