Dr. Frederick Zugibe, Rockland County's 1st medical examiner, dies

Zugibe founded the Rockland County medical examiner's office over 40 years ago.

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YONKERS - Dr. Frederick Zugibe, Rockland County's first medical examiner, died on Friday at the age of 85.

Zugibe founded the Rockland County medical examiner's office over 40 years ago.

He is being remembered as a forensic genius, a great boss, and a dedicated family man.

A wake will be held at the George Holt funeral home in Haverstraw on Monday and Tuesday. Funeral services will be held at St. Peter's Church in Haverstraw on Wednesday.

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