Description Prayer card created in memory of Michael L. Bocchino and left at the 9/11 Memorial. The front of the card features a photograph of Bocchino with his name printed below. On the back of the card is the Fireman's Prayer.
Historical Notes Lifelong Brooklyn resident Michael Bocchino lived with his elderly parents and two uncles. A firefighter for 22 years, Michael kept a scrapbook about blazes he fought. He served as a chief’s aide with FDNY Battalion 48, helping to deploy units. On September 11, Firefighter Bocchino was last seen at the South Tower. He was 45 years old.
Curator's Comment This prayer card was left on the S-19 parapet of the South Pool on the 9/11 Memorial for Michael L. Bocchino on September 11, 2016. HIDE