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Alec Tannenbaum Funeral

By BOB MCCORMICK, Correspondent | August 09, 2020 | NEW YORK

Story No. 080920101

Newburgh, NY - Alec Tannenbaum, Federal Firefighter at West Point FD and volunteer for Vails Gate FD, passed away unexpectedly on August 4th. He was 29-years-old. After working his tour at West Point FD, Alec then came home and answered calls for Vails Gate FD during Hurricane Isaias. He was found unresponsive in his apartment on the evening of August 4th and rushed to Montefiore/St. Luke's Hospital, were he was pronounced deceased. Alec served in the Marine Corp for four years and received the Purple Heart. He was laid to rest at Cedar Hill Cemetery on Sunday, August 9th. Many outside Fire Departments were on hand to say goodbye. May he rest in peace.

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