In Memory

Lester Thomas Klvana

Born Sept 04, 1930

EOW June 11, 2016

NYPD Sergeant for 22 years

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Dennis Edmonds

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Francis J. Whelan

Past 10-13 Club President

E.O.W February 24, 2016

Ret. NYPD

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Phil Rose  Det. NYPD

Past 10-13 Club President

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Sgt. Bill Pfeffer NYPD

NYPD Feb 1968 retired Aug 1991

EOW March 21, 2013

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“The Final Inspection

The policeman stood and faced his God,
Which must always come to pass.
He hoped his shoes were shining.
Just as brightly as his brass.

Step forward now, policeman.
How shall I deal with you?
 
Have you always turned the other cheek?
To My church have you been true?”

The policeman squared his shoulders and said,
“No, Lord, I guess I ain’t,
Because those of us who carry badges
can’t always be a saint.

I‘ve had to work most Sundays,
and at times my talk was rough,
and sometimes I’ve been violent,
Because the streets are awfully tough.

But I never took a penny,
That wasn’t mine to keep….
Though I worked a lot of overtime
When the bills got just too steep.

And I never passed a cry for help,
Though at times I shook with fear.
And sometimes, God forgive me,
I’ve wept unmanly tears.

I know I don’t deserve a place
Among the people here.
They never wanted me around
Except to calm their fear.

If you’ve a place for me here,
Lord,
 It needn’t be so grand.
I never expected or had too much,
But if you don’t…..I’ll understand.

There was silence all around the throne
Where the saints had often trod.
As the policeman waited quietly,
For the judgment of his God.

Step forward now, policeman,
You’ve borne your burdens well.
Come walk a beat on Heaven’s streets,
You’ve done your time in hell.”

Author Unknown

 IN MEMORIAM

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Bricks to be laid at Memorial

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Tom O’Connell

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John W. Sharkey

 

 

 

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Sean Patrick Cusick 

In Memory of

Sean Patrick Cusick

April 21, 1989June 16, 2012

Obituary

Sean Patrick Cusick, 23, son of Christopher and Kris Cusick, of Wilmington, NC passed away Saturday, June 16, 2012. He was currently serving in the U.S. Navy. Sean is also survived by sister, Megan Courtney Cusick of Wilmington, NC.

Sean loved his friends and family, and will be missed until we meet again. Rest in Peace Son and Thank you.

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