Funeral Held for Blue Point Firefighter who worked at Ground Zero

Over 200 firefighters and police officers gathered at St. Patricks Cathedral to honor John McNamara, a firefighter from Blue Point, who succumbed to colon cancer which was believed to be a result of his exposure to toxins at Ground Zero. Videojournalist: Bill Perlman

The casket of 9/11 responder and FDNY member <a href=John McNamara comes out of St. Patrick's Cathedral, in Manhattan, New York. (Photo by William Perlman, August 14, 2009)" style="display:none" /> John McNamara comes out of St. Patrick's Cathedral, in Manhattan, New York. (Photo by William Perlman, August 14, 2009)" />

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