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Line of Duty Death of Hackensack FF Richard Kubler due to 9/11 Cancer

JULY 27, 2020

It is with deepest regret and sorrow to report the line-of-duty death of Firefighter Richard Kubler, IAFF 1st District Local 2081, Hackensack, NJ. Brother Kubler, 53, passed away on July 25, 2020 of liver cancer related to his work during the search and recovery efforts at Ground Zero.

Services are as follows:

Friday, July 31, 2020
5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Daigle Funeral Home
819 High Street
Bath, ME 04530

Saturday, August 1, 2020
2:00 PM
First Congregational Church Wiscasset, UCC
28 High Street
Wiscasset, ME 04578 

Saturday's services will also be live streamed via the Hackensack Fire Department's Facebook page.

Expressions of sympathy or condolences for the Local or the family can be sent to IAFF Local 2081, PO Box 117, Hackensack NJ 07602-0117. In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to: Carpenter’s Boat Shop, 440 Old County Road, Pemaquid, ME 04558 (offers transformative apprenticeships in the craft of boatbuilding) or the New Jersey Firemen’s Home, 565 Lathrop Avenue, Boonton, NJ 07005 (a nursing home dedicated to the care of all firefighters).

In order to comply with current COVID physical distancing, attendance at service is limited to invited guests.

FF Kubler's complete obituary is here.