Description Navy blue and black memorial patch in memory of Sergio Gabriel Villanueva with white embroidered text: "F.F. Sergio Villanueva – L 132 | FDNY 10 | WTC 9.11.01."
Historical Notes Born in Bahía Blanca, Argentina, Sergio Villanueva came to the United States in 1970. He lived in Flushing, Queens, with his fiancée, Tanya. Sergio cheered for Argentina’s soccer team and played on an FDNY team. Before joining the Fire Department in 2000, he had worked as an NYPD officer. On September 11, Firefighter Villanueva responded to the towers with Ladder Company 132. He was 33 years old.