Retired NYPD Bomb Squad Detective and leading champion for Victim Compensation Benefits Fund, Luis G. Alvarez, passed away after a battle with cancer stemming from his assignment at Ground Zero supporting the rescue and recovery effort of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held 10:00 am on Wednesday, July 3rd at I;mmaculate Conception Church, located at 2147 29th Street, Astoria, NY.
Calling hours will be Tuesday, July 2nd from 1pm to 4pm and again from 6pm to 9pm at Towers Funeral Home Inc., 2681 Long Beach Rd, Oceanside, NY.
In lieu of flowers, the family request donations in memory of Luis be made to:
We are a family owned and operated Funeral Home in Oceanside and we continue to maintain a long-standing tradition of personalized service that began with Mr. Earl Towers in 1933 and continued with his son Robert E. Towers. We are here to help you through this difficult time
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