Firefighters line Staten Island street for funeral of FDNY Lieutenant Joseph Maiello

Jan 01, 2022 381

Hundreds of firefighters lined a street in Westerleigh as a procession carrying the coffin of Joseph Maiello arrived at Holy Family Roman Catholic Church. The 53-year-old was discovered unconscious while on duty at his firehouse, Engine 163 and Ladder 83 on Staten Island, on Sunday.

FDNY-Uniformed Fire Officers Association President Lt. James McCarthy released a statement saying, "Today we lay to rest our brother and 22 year veteran of the Department, Lt. Joseph Maiello. His loss brings sorrow to the entire FDNY Family, and he leaves behind a legacy of an outstanding person, professional, and family man.

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