PERTH AMBOY – On Sunday, city officials dedicated a monument to two residents who lost their lives in the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks against America as the community marked the 10th anniversary of 9/11.
In addition to the dedication of the monument to Isaias Rivera and Richard Rodriguez, there was a memorial Mass led by John Gordon, commanding officer of the Perth Amboy Police Department Chaplain Corps., with the participation of several local houses of worship.
Mayor Wilda Diaz addresses residents and families of Isaias Rivera and Richard Rodriguez during the city’s 9/11 memorial ceremony on Sunday.
Monument plaque dedicated to the memory Perth Amboy residents Isaias Rivera and Richard Rodriguez, who lost their lives in the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
Antonio Rivera, son of the late Isaias Rivera, speaks during Perth Amboy’s 9/11 memorial ceremony on Sunday.
Mayor Wilda Diaz presents a frame and proclamation to the parents of the late Richard Rodriguez, Miguel and Ana Rodriguez.
All photos courtesy of Perth Amboy
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