A veteran Hackensack (NJ) firefighter died over the weekend of cancer related to his service at Ground Zero in the wake of the 9/11 attacks, according to reports.
NJ.com reported that Rich Kubler, 53, died from stage 4 liver cancer he contracted from the response.
Kubler served Hackensack for more than 20 years and retired last fall, the report said. His death will be considered a line-of-duty death.
Service information (Hackensack will be streaming the service):
Friday, July 31, 2020
5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Daigle Funeral Home,
819 High Street
Saturday, August 1, 2020
First Congregational Church Wiscasset, UCC
28 High StreetWiscasset, ME 04578 https://www.daiglefuneralhome.com/obituary/RichardRichie-Kubler