NEW ROCHELLE, NY — From City Manager Chuck Strome, "It is with deep regret that I announce the confirmation by Stamford police this afternoon (July 23, 2012), that a boating accident yesterday has claimed the life of a member of our staff, Firefighter Keith Morris. We offer our sincere condolences to the Morris family and our thoughts and prayers are with them at this difficult time."
From Fire Chief Lou DiMeglio, "The entire department is shocked and devastated by this heart-wrenching news. Keith was a good firefighter, dedicated to the job. We haven't even begun to feel the impact of our loss, which will be great."
From Mayor Noam Bramson, "This is an awful tragedy. Keith Morris was much admired by colleagues and friends, and by the many residents he touched through his dedication to the New Rochelle Fire Department. To Keith's family, we offer our thoughts and prayers, as well as deep gratitude for his service to our city."
Firefighter Keith Morris joined the department in August 2004 and served with Ladder Company 12, at Fire Station #2, on Webster Avenue.
Wake: Thursday, July 26th, 2012 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Friday, July 27th, 2012 5:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Lloyd Maxcy & Sons Beauchamp Chapel
16 Shea Place, New Rochelle, NY
Funeral: Saturday, July 28th, 2012
Holy Name of Jesus Church
Petersville Road, New Rochelle, NY
Interment: Woodlawn Cemetery