New York City Fire Department • Line of Duty Death: January 7, 2018
FDNY LT. Joseph “Joe” Stach, Jr. of Valley Cottage, NY, passed away on Sunday, January 7, 2018, after a hard-fought battle with 9/11 related pancreatic cancer.
He was appointed to the FDNY on October 21, 1990, retiring in 2010 as a Lieutenant with Ladder Company 6 after 20 years with the FDNY. He spent 72 hours at Ground Zero immediately following the 9/11 attacks and worked at the site for weeks.
LT Stach Jr. is survived by his wife JoAnn, and their 5 children.
Tunnel to Towers paid off the mortgage on his family’s home in honor of the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.