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Nicholas DeGaeta – FDNY

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STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Nicholas DeGaeta, 95, of New Dorp, a highly decorated World War II Army paratrooper who saw duty throughout North Africa and Europe, and an FDNY firefighter whose commitment to his city and colleagues was unstinting, died Monday at home. Born in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, he later lived in Manhattan. He settled in New Dorp in 1955. ...

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