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Hundreds Remember Connecticut's 9/11 Victims [PHOTOS]

Those who lost loved ones during the terrorist attacks gathered in Westport at the state's 9/11 memorial Thursday.

As many of them have each year since Sept. 11, 2001, survivors of Connecticut residents who perished during the terrorist attacks gathered at the state’s 9/11 memorial on Westport’s to remember their loved ones.

During a ceremony Thursday at the park overlooking Long Island Sound, where the state's 9/11 memorial is located, Gov. Dannel Malloy, Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman and other state and local leaders led a hundreds of attendees in marking .

“I know that you must understand that those of us here today who did not experience your sacrifice, love and support you, honor you, as you express your love and your support of those we lost and those who remain,” Malloy said during brief remarks.

Officials unveiled and dedicated “Sanctuary,” a sculpture created by David Boyajian of New Fairfield, and Matt Rink of Redding, made in part from aluminum cladding from the World Trade Center. The sculpture is designed to honor those the state lost—152 people with ties to Connecticut, including 65 residents. An American flag that flew over Forward Operating Base Mehtar Lam in Afghanistan was presented to the state by the 1st Battalion 102nd Infantry Regiment. Each victim’s name was read aloud:

Braginsky, Alexander - 38 - Stamford, CT - Dec WTC

Cherry, Stephen Patrick - 41 - Stamford, CT - Dec WTC

Cloud, Geoffrey W. - 36 - Stamford, CT - Dec WTC

Connors, Kevin P. - 55 - Greenwich, CT - Dec WTC

Coppo Jr., Joseph J. - 47 - New Canaan, CT - Dec WTC

Curioli, Paul Dario - 53 - Norwalk, CT - Dec WTC

Eagleson, John Bruce - 53 - Middlefield, CT - Dec WTC

Fergus Jr., Edward T. - 40 - Wilton, CT - Dec WTC

Fiorito, John - 40 - Stamford, CT - Dec WTC

Fisher, Bennett Lawson - 58 - Stamford, CT - Dec WTC

Fry, Peter Christian - 36 - Wilton, CT - Dec WTC

Gabrielle, Richard S. - 50 - West Haven, CT - Dec WTC

Gardner, Christopher - 36 - Darien, CT - Dec WTC

Gerlich, Robert J. - 56 - Monroe, CT - Dec WTC

Gilligan, Ronald - 43 - Norwalk, CT - Dec WTC

Glick, Steven Lawrence - 42 - Greenwich, CT - Dec WTC

Gopu, Kiran Reddy - 24 - Bridgeport, CT - Dec WTC

Graff III, Edwin J. - 48 - Rowayton, CT - Dec WTC

Greene, Donald F. - 52 - Greenwich, CT - Un 93

Halvorson, James D. - 56 - Greenwich, CT - Dec WTC

Heller, Howard Joseph - 37 - Ridgefield, CT - Dec WTC

Higley II, Robert - 29 - New Fairfield, CT - Dec WTC

Hobin, James L. - 47 - Marlborough, CT - Dec WTC

Hofmiller, Judith Florence - 53 - Brookfield, CT - Dec WTC

Hughes, Paul - 38 - Stamford, CT - Dec WTC

Hunt, William C. - 32 - Norwalk, CT - Dec WTC

Hynes, Thomas E. - 28 - Norwalk, CT - Dec WTC

Iskyan, John F. - 41 - Wilton, CT - Dec WTC

Jacobs, Michael Grady - 54 - Danbury, CT - Dec WTC

Keane, Richard M. - 54 - Wethersfield, CT - Dec WTC

King, Amy R. - 29 - Stafford Springs, CT - Un 175

LaMantia, Steven - 38 - Darien, CT - Dec WTC

Lenihan, Joseph A. - 41 - Cos Cob, CT - Dec WTC

Lewis, Adam J. - 36 - Fairfield, CT - Dec WTC

Lozier, Garry - 47 - Darien, CT - Dec WTC

Maloney, Edward Francis "Teddy" - 32 - Norwalk, CT - Dec WTC

McCarthy, Kevin - 42 - Fairfield, CT - Dec WTC

McCourt, Juliana Valentine - 4 - New London, CT - Un 175

McCourt, Ruth Magdaline - 45 - New London, CT - Un 175

McEneaney, Eamon J. - 46 - New Canaan, CT - Dec WTC

Meehan, William J. - 49 - Darien, CT - Dec WTC

Metz III, Raymond J. - 37 - Trumbull, CT - Dec WTC

Monyak, Cheryl Ann - 43 - Greenwich, CT - Dec WTC

Murphy, Christopher William White - 35 - Stamford, CT - Dec WTC

Noonan, Robert Walter - 36 - Norwalk, CT - Dec WTC

Orloske, Margaret Q. - 50 - Windsor, CT - Dec WTC

Patrick, James Matthew - 30 - Norwalk, CT - Dec WTC

Pelletier, Michel Adrian - 36 - Greenwich, CT - Dec WTC

Piver, Josh - 42 - Stonington, CT - Dec WTC

Ramm-Ericson, Ulf - 79 - Greenwich, CT - Dec WTC

Rooney, Sean - 50 - Stamford, CT - Dec WTC

Rothberg, Michael Craig - 39 - Old Greenwich, CT - Dec WTC

Schwartz, John Burkhart - 49 - Goshen, CT - Dec WTC

Scott, Randolph - 48 - Stamford, CT - Dec WTC

Spencer III, George E. - 50 - West Norwalk, CT - Dec WTC

Statkevicus, Derek James - 30 - Norwalk, CT - Dec WTC

Tarrou, Michael C. - 38 - Stafford Springs, CT - Un 175

Theurkauf Jr., Thomas F. - 44 - Stamford, CT - Dec WTC

Uman, Jonathan J. - 33 - Westport, CT - Dec WTC

Varacchi, Frederick T. - 35 - Greenwich, CT - Dec WTC

Williams, Candace Lee - 20 - Danbury, CT - Am 11

Wohlforth, Martin P. - 47 - Greenwich, CT - Dec WTC

Works, John Bentley - 36 - Darien, CT - Dec WTC

York, Edward Phillip - 45 - Wilton, CT - Dec WTC

Zion, Charles A. - 54 - Greenwich, CT - Dec WTC

SHARRON LAVATORI October 20, 2011 at 09:53 PM
It appears they forgot the Ridgefield victims.

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