My condolences to the Catania family, the Middle Island Fire Department, and the North Massapequa Fire Department. FireFighter Anthony Catania, 77, a 10 year veteran of the Middle Island Fire Department and a member of the fire service since 1969, died Friday February 2, 2007. Anthony radioed for assistance after suffering a stroke following an EMS call on Sunday January 28, 2007. He was transported to University Hospital where he underwent surgery. He succumbed to his injuries injuries five days later. I have created a permanent memorial for Anthony on my website. More news, information, and photos can be found at:

If there is any additional information or photos you would like added to this memorial, please don't hesitate to contact me.

Shawn McDonald
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