Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Fire Marshal Ronald P. Bucca

New York City Fire Department - Bureau of Fire Investigation, New York

End of Watch Tuesday, September 11, 2001

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Reflections for Fire Marshal Ronald P. Bucca

Rest in peace my brother

Carson loveless

February 6, 2024

Marshal Bucca,

I came upon your memorial page today, on the 22nd anniversary of the 9/11 attacks in New York and D.C.

like all the other first responders on that historic day, you showed incredible courage and dedication to duty. You were among the first to reach the 78th floor of the south tower, prior to its collapse. I will pray for your wife, your son and your daughter, along with other family, friends, loved ones and colleagues.

Greater love has no one than this, that a person will lay down his life for his friends. - John 15:13

Daniel Ryan
Private Investigator (Retired)

September 11, 2023

In Honor And Respect, Your Service And Sacrifice Will Never Be Forgotten...

Gail Mercado

September 11, 2021

Fire Marshal Bucca,
On today, the 20th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of New York City and our Country as well-and not just with FDNY but also when you served with the U.S. Army and USAR-especially during the 1991 Gulf War. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

September 11, 2021

Thanks for your service to your great city. While the occupants of the WTC were evacuating, you and others rushed in the caldron to save others. We appreciate your sacrifice and bravery. You and the rest of the fire and police first responders who were there will never be forgotten.

Jim Lopey, Asst. Sheriff (Ret)
Washoe County Sheriff (Reno, Nv) and NVDPS

September 11, 2020

I cannot say enough or offer enough tears or emotions for the numerous, numerous amazing men and women who gave so selflessly and heroically that day and for still many, the numerous days that followed over the numerous years to come. On this 19th anniversary of one of the deadliest days for American law enforcement I'd like to say to you all thank you, God Bless you and rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 11, 2020

Rest in Peace Dear Fist Sergeant. 301st Support Group Fort Totten...


October 18, 2019

Rest in peace Fire Marshal Bucca.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

July 13, 2019

I heard this quote and it suties you , BRAVERY is not the ABSENCE OF FEAR but ACTION in the FACE of FEAR.

Kaitlyn Lengel

March 10, 2019

Rest In Peace Brother LEO. Thank you and all the hero's on 9/11 that gave their lives running into danger to save lives. And to all who have lost their lives to 9/11 related sickness, thank you all, for your sacrifice and service to this country.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret.)
Upland Police Dept. CA

September 11, 2018

Ron, Garry MOJO Hensley and I, Patti Hensley Orange County Firefighter EMT have heavy but proud hearts today. You were a true hero and we are so proud of you. We grieve for your brother RJ and your family I know you are in Heaven with all your brothers and all those you saved. Big hugs to heaven.

Retired Orange County Fire Fighter EMT

September 11, 2016

Marshal Bucca,
On today, the 15th anniversary of your death you still honored and remembered. I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of New York City and our our Country as well-as a Firefighter, Law Enforcement Officer and as a U.S. Army MP during the Gulf War. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

September 11, 2016

Ronald. May your soul rest in peace in heaven, and be comforted for remembering that we in here remember you with pleasure, and as a brave person, and a example for society. Rest in peace.


August 17, 2016

You are a hero to many people through and through i did my reading report on this man and he is on of the bravest firefighter ever

Firemans daughter

September 23, 2015

Major Bucca and family: I served at Camp Bucca in Iraq and it was an honor to see his name every day. I also served in the 800th MP BDE in the Gulf War and I have a friend who was NYPD and at ground zero N. Tower on 9/11, so this all means a lot to me in many ways. My condolences for your loss. RIP Marshal Bucca, you were and still are a hero many times over. To ALL 9/11 responders: HEROES WHO WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN.

John A. Millan
1SG, US Army MP Corps (RET)
Chief, NC Public Schools, Avery Dist,. (RET)
Chief, Hoonah AK PD (RET)

John A. Millan
Same agency

July 29, 2014

To all those who have written their reflectoin sentiments here thank you so very much . Ron's son and daughter are doing great. On behalf 0f The Bucca family we thank you

Alfred R. Bucca
Major USA (Ret.)

December 22, 2013

I will never forget you and will always remember you as a hero. You were an angel on this Earth now you sit beside God! May God continue to be with the Bucca Family!
My husband Dwayne "Kevin" Wilkins was Ronald Bucca Jr's Drill Sgt at Fort Jackson in Columbia, SC. My husband has been trying for years to get in contact with Ronald Jr. for years and we always seem to get lost. He would love to talk to one of his soldiers that he loved so dearly! Please feel free to call or e-mail us just to let us know how he is doing.

Shannon Miller Wilkins

September 11, 2013



September 8, 2013

I visited the 9/11 memorial around Labor Day and took several pictures of the memorial. In one of my pictures, the name of Ron Bucca appeared from the wall. I wanted to find out who Mr. Bucca was, and so I went on a search to find the answer. What a brave and wonderful man he was, so selfless in his attempt to help others. I will take a life lesson from his bravery, and will whisper his name in times of trouble when I need strength. Thank you Ron, you will always be in my heart and prayers.

Helen B.

September 8, 2013

You as always are remembered


September 11, 2012

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."
Matthew 5:9

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

August 5, 2012

F/M Bucca- may God protect your family and keep them safe. WE WILL NEVER FORGET. Rest easy Brother sheep dog, you fought the good fight, God Bless...

Investigator J.D. Ortega Jr.
Bexar Co. Fire Marshal's Office-Arson Division

May 29, 2012

Hero's are lost but never forgotten. RIP Sir and thank you for your service.

James Kotke
Civilian / Former Officer
WSF Park Police (Wi.)

January 19, 2012

I proudly carried Ronald Bucca on my memorial climb in Greensboro NC on September 10, 2011. I am sorry that I could not carry him on the day that counted the most. God Bless all of the fallen.

Stephanie Mills
Ordinary Citizen

September 13, 2011

I was fortunate enough to climb 110 stories in the Nashville memorial stair climb in honor of Fire Marshal Ronald Bucca on the 10th anniversary of 9/11. You are gone but not forgotten brother.

Firefighter Chad Davis
Smyrna Fire Department

September 13, 2011

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