On Tuesday, October 7, 2014 Joseph P. DiBernardo was remembered at the New York State Fallen Firefighters Memorial. He was among the nine New York firefighters who made the ultimate sacrifice that were honored in 2014. The ceremony commemorating these heroes was held during Fire Prevention Week.

The New York State Memorial, dedicated in 1998 includes the names of 2,390 New York firefighters who have died in the line of duty dating back to 1811. It is located in Albany on Empire State Plaza.

Video from the Memorial

Honorees include:

[bscolumns class=”one_fourth”]FirefighterThomas J. Burley[/bscolumns][bscolumns class=”one_fourth”]Youngstown Volunteer Fire Company[/bscolumns][bscolumns class=”one_fourth”]Niagara County[/bscolumns][bscolumns class=”one_fourth_last”]June 18, 2013[/bscolumns][bscolumns class=”clear”][/bscolumns]
[bscolumns class=”one_fourth”]Firefighter John M. Janos[/bscolumns][bscolumns class=”one_fourth”]Binghamton Fire Department[/bscolumns][bscolumns class=”one_fourth”]Broome County[/bscolumns][bscolumns class=”one_fourth_last”]April 6, 2013[/bscolumns][bscolumns class=”clear”][/bscolumns]
[bscolumns class=”one_fourth”]Captain Matthew J. Porcari[/bscolumns][bscolumns class=”one_fourth”]Owego Fire Department[/bscolumns][bscolumns class=”one_fourth”]Tioga County[/bscolumns][bscolumns class=”one_fourth_last”]January 22, 2013[/bscolumns][bscolumns class=”clear”][/bscolumns]
[bscolumns class=”one_fourth”]Assistant Chief Timothy J. Lamere[/bscolumns][bscolumns class=”one_fourth”]Constable Fire Department[/bscolumns][bscolumns class=”one_fourth”]Franklin County[/bscolumns][bscolumns class=”one_fourth_last”]August 21, 2012[/bscolumns][bscolumns class=”clear”][/bscolumns]
[bscolumns class=”one_fourth”]Firefighter Antonio C. Rodriques[/bscolumns][bscolumns class=”one_fourth”]Yonkers Fire Department[/bscolumns][bscolumns class=”one_fourth”]Westchester County[/bscolumns][bscolumns class=”one_fourth_last”]July 31, 2012[/bscolumns][bscolumns class=”clear”][/bscolumns]
[bscolumns class=”one_fourth”]Lieutenant Joseph P. DiBernardo[/bscolumns][bscolumns class=”one_fourth”]New York City Fire Department[/bscolumns][bscolumns class=”one_fourth”]Bronx County[/bscolumns][bscolumns class=”one_fourth_last”]November 22, 2011[/bscolumns][bscolumns class=”clear”][/bscolumns]
[bscolumns class=”one_fourth”]Firefighter Michael D. Sowich[/bscolumns][bscolumns class=”one_fourth”]New Hartford Fire Department[/bscolumns][bscolumns class=”one_fourth”]Oneida County[/bscolumns][bscolumns class=”one_fourth_last”]March 2, 2007[/bscolumns][bscolumns class=”clear”][/bscolumns]
[bscolumns class=”one_fourth”]Firefighter Bernard E. Bauman[/bscolumns][bscolumns class=”one_fourth”]Laurelton Fire Department[/bscolumns][bscolumns class=”one_fourth”]Monroe County[/bscolumns][bscolumns class=”one_fourth_last”]August 27, 1952[/bscolumns][bscolumns class=”clear”][/bscolumns]
[bscolumns class=”one_fourth”]Firefighter Arthur E. Sink[/bscolumns][bscolumns class=”one_fourth”]Laurelton Fire Department[/bscolumns][bscolumns class=”one_fourth”]Monroe County[/bscolumns][bscolumns class=”one_fourth_last”]August 27, 1952[/bscolumns][bscolumns class=”clear”][/bscolumns]