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Suffern in Rockland County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Ben Walker / Vincenzo "Vinny" Tamburro

 
 
Ben Walker (<i>north side</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, August 23, 2019
1. Ben Walker (north side)
Inscription.  
In memory of
Ben Walker
(1960-2001)

Ben Walker became a part of the Suffern community later in life, moving to the Village in 1995 at the age of 35. Ben, who was born in England, immediately became part of the community's fabric, serving as a successful and beloved youth soccer coach while also serving as an assistant coach with the Suffern Midget Mounties youth football organization and the Ramapo Little League.

Ben worked for Guy Carpenter and Co. and was on the 94th floor of the World Trade Center's Tower One when terrorists attacked on Sept. 11, 2001. He was survived by his wife Laura, sons Christopher and Henry, and his daughter, Samantha.

In memory of
Vincenzo "Vinny" Tamburro
(1963-2011)

Vincenzo "Vinny" Tamburro, who was born in Italy, was a popular youth coach and tireless public servant who worked extensively in the Village of Suffern and for the City of Rye. He was a volunteer firefighter in the Suffern Fire Department for his entire adult life and spent many years as the department's Fire Safety Instructor,
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a position that would allow him to visit schools in the district in an effort to educate children about fire safety and protocol.

Vinny was also a member of the Suffern Parking Authority, a member of the New York State Building Officials Conference, a member of the National Fire Protection Agency and was a past president of the American Public Works Association.

Vinny, who was a long-time youth baseball and football coach, was survived by his wife Karen and their children Taylor, Jake, Morgan and Kyle.

Tamburro~Walker
Parking Area
—A Lot—

Suffern Parking Authority – 2014
Chairman Scott Shedler • Tony Frankild • Thomas Debrock • Peter Furey • Neil Wanamaker
Village of Suffern – 2014
Mayor Patricia Abato • Jo Meegan-Corrigan • Matt Byrne • John Meehan • Frank Hagen
Suffern Police Chief Clarke Osborn

 
Erected 2014 by Suffern Parking Authority; and Village of Suffern.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: 9/11 AttacksCharity & Public Work. A significant historical date for this entry is September 11, 2001.
 
Location. 41° 7.006′ N, 74° 9.302′ W. Marker is in Suffern, New York, in Rockland County. Marker can be reached from Orange Avenue (U.S. 202) just north of Lafayette Avenue (New York State Route 59), on
Vincenzo “Vinny” Tamburro (<i>south side</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, August 23, 2019
2. Vincenzo “Vinny” Tamburro (south side)
the left when traveling north. Marker is located at the south end of Suffern Municipal Parking Lot A. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 95 Orange Avenue, Suffern NY 10901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Suffern's Depot, 1841-1941 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lt. John Fitzgerald Ginley / Richard Edward Bosco (approx. 0.2 miles away); Suffern Grammar School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Horse Watering Trough (approx. 0.3 miles away); Soldier’s Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); Rochambeau’s Encampment (approx. 0.3 miles away); Suffern’s Tavern (approx. 0.3 miles away); This Cannon “Independence” (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Suffern.
 
Ben Walker Marker (<i>north side</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, August 23, 2019
3. Ben Walker Marker (north side)
Vincenzo “Vinny” Tamburro Marker (<i>south side</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, August 23, 2019
4. Vincenzo “Vinny” Tamburro Marker (south side)
Marker detail: Ben Walker image. Click for full size.
5. Marker detail: Ben Walker
Marker detail: Vincenzo "Vinny" Tamburro image. Click for full size.
6. Marker detail: Vincenzo "Vinny" Tamburro
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 4, 2022. It was originally submitted on February 3, 2022, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 193 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on February 3, 2022, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.   2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on February 4, 2022, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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