Funeral held in Brooklyn for longtime FDNY chaplain who died of 9/11-related illness

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Friday, December 1, 2023
Funeral held in Brooklyn for longtime FDNY chaplain
The FDNY gave its final salute to former chaplain, Monsignor John Delendick, at a funeral service on Friday.

NEW YORK (WABC) -- The FDNY's longtime chaplain, Monsignor John Delendick, was laid to rest on Friday.

Hundreds of New York's Bravest turned out in Brooklyn where Delendick's funeral was held at the Co-Cathedral of Saint Joseph in Prospect Heights.

Delendick died last week of a 9/11-related cancer decades after comforting firefighters at the World Trade Center site.

He was 74 years old and served the department for 28 years.

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