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Paul G. Ruback
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Birth: Jul. 24, 1951
Chester
Orange County
New York, USA
Death: Sep. 11, 2001
Manhattan
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

New York City Fire Department, Ladder 25, Firefighter

Paul G. Ruback of Newburgh, a Firefighter with Ladder Company 25, FDNY, Manhattan for 20 years, One of New York's Bravest, has been missing since Tuesday, September 11, 2001, after answering a call to the World Trade Center. He was 50.

The son of the late Henry and Joan Ruback of Chester, he was born July 24, 1951, in Chester. Paul graduated from Chester High School; and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Syracuse University.

Paul, along with seven other firefighters from his house on West 77th Street, are missing.

Survivors include his wife, Lynne Ruback, at home; three children, David, age 18; Gina, age 17; and Shannon, age 11, all at home; also a stepson, Danny Marino; and a stepdaughter, Denyse Betcher; two grandchildren, Ryan and Justen Betcher; and a son, Paul, age two, from another relationship. He is also survived by three sisters, Patricia Kehrberger and her husband George of Waldwick, N.J., Kathryn Sponseller and her husband Howard of Montrose, N.Y., and his twin sister, Jane MacKay and her husband Peter of Jackson Hole, Wyoming; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother, Christopher, age 3 months, of Chester.

There will be a memorial service given by Paul's wife and family at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, November 3, at Saint Patrick's Roman Catholic Church, Grand Avenue, Newburgh. A reception for family and friends will follow.
--Middletown (NY) Times Herald-Record, Tuesday, October 2, 2001 
 
Burial:
National September 11 Memorial
Manhattan
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Plot: Panel S-21
 
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Record added: Sep 11, 2010
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