Sean Patrick Tallon, 26 years old, of Yonkers, NY, died bravely on September 11, 2001 in the line of duty at the North Tower of the World Trade Center as a NYC Firefighter and a US Marine.
|Born: September 27, 1974|
|Died: September 11, 2001|
Sean was born on September 27, 1974 in the Bronx to Patrick Tallon of Clane, Co. Kildare, and Eileen Tallon (nee Dennehy) of Millstreet, Co. Cork, Ireland. Sean attended St. Brendan's and St. Barnabas grammer schools and Fordham Prep High School. After graduating from Iona College, he joined the US Marine Reserve. He worked as a emergency medical technician for the FDNY out of Jacobi Hospital at Battalion 20, Station 23. Sean later became a Fireman at Ladder 10 in Manhattan. He enjoyed cheering on the Mets, Rangers, Jets & Notre Dame teams. He loved Irish music and played his favorite tunes on the button accordion. He was a sincere young man who could lighten a difficult situation with a simple humorous phrase.
His strong kind presence is very much missed by his mother, father, sister Rosaleen and her husband Robert DaRos. Sean will be dearly missed by his loving grandmother, Rose Tallon in Ireland & by his aunts, uncles & cousins, both here and in Ireland & England. Sean will also be sadly missed by all his friends.
Visiting Thursday 2-4 & 7-9pm at the David J. Hodder & Son. F.H., 899 McLean Ave (near Kimball Ave) Yonkers. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday at St Barnabas R.C. Church, 9:45am at 409 E. 241 St. Bronx, NY. Burial will follow at St Mary's Cemetery in Yonkers, NY.
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