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Hector Luis Tirado
30 years old. Residence: New York, N.Y.
Died in World Trade Center
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I worked with Hector many years ago delivering flyers in Parkchester. He was always a good man, always had a smile on his face, and always wanted to help people. I moved to Florida to chase my dream, and I see Hector was chasing his. I just recently found out he was lost on 9/11/01. My prayers are with his family. R.I.P., brother.
Deputy Scott Schuck
Pasco Sheriff's Office Fl
*** Posted by Scott Schuck on 2009-04-04 ***
A hero is someone looked up to,
Whom others could love to be,
A hero is someone who is very courageous
And willing to put their life aside
For anotherís happiness or well-being.
A hero is somebody who can make someoneís day.
A hero does not have to be able to fly,
Nor to have any other superhuman power.
Anyone can have a hero, and mine is my father.
One of the greatest heroes of them all,
My hero is who I'm willing to be,
One I can look up to, one that I can't see,
One I know who would have always been there for me.
Love, your son,
*** Posted by denzel tirado on 2008-11-19 ***
Every time I sit still and daydream, I'm dreaming about the times we spent together, and how when I was with you, I was never sad. I remember the time we spent at the park right by Yankee Stadium, playing tag even though Ashley and Ronald didn't like your girl friend, we all had a great time. I think about, if you were here, how close the family would be, how I would know the Tirado side of me, and how your kids would be together. I miss you and wish you were here. You always told me to be great and someone important in life, so I'm following in your footsteps and becoming a fireman.
*** Posted by Denzel Tirado on 2008-10-16 ***
Hector was my cousin through my father's side. He and my dad (David Tirado Jr) were very close. May they both rest in peace! Right now they must be catching up on old times and looking down at their family that has grown apart over the years. Hec, I only met you once when I was younger and 'til this day still remember your smile. Many people say that I have your smile. =) I was told that you brighten everyone's day with your smile, and in your pictures that we look at every day, you still do. You will always be in my heart, and I look forward to meeting you again one day.
*** Posted by Christina Tirado on 2008-09-11 ***
Hey, Hector! It's Omayra. Just stopping on your page to say that your family and kids miss you dearly on this memorial day. <3
*** Posted by omayra on 2008-05-26 ***
My name is Omayra. I am your daughter's fiance. Even though I never had a chance to meet you, I think you're brave. Your someone who inspires me more and more to become an EMT, even though you might not know it. Someday I want my kids to admire and look up to me as much as your kids admire you. Rest in peace.
*** Posted by omayra m martoral on 2008-05-19 ***
My father is a hero. Always will be missed, never forgotten. I love you papi, and miss you dearly.
Your little princess,
*** Posted by Ashley Renee Tirado on 2008-04-22 ***
I meet Hector when I signed up to become an auxiliary housing police officer. We were the first group at PS8 in the Bronx. My husband was the Trainer Officer. God bless your soul, Hector.
The Colon Family
*** Posted by Zulma & David Colon on 2008-02-15 ***
i am always thinking of you. you was a great nephew.
*** Posted by henry tirado on 2007-07-29 ***
Hector was my nephew. I still think that someday he will call me on the phone asking to speak at 1 or 2 am as he did. Usually, he'd call to tell me that he loved me or was thinking about me. Some mornings, he'd appear at my doorstep before I left for work to have coffee. He had the keys to my house. I trusted him more than anyone else. He was not only a true hero for America but for me, as his uncle. He died at WTC Bldg 7. He still lives in my heart and my mind. I treasure every gift he ever gave me. Most especially, his unwavering, unconditional and honest love. God bless him always.
*** Posted by Roberto Tirado on 2006-12-21 ***
I have yet to know what about the person you are.
Looking in your kids face, you were they star.
You smile so bright with the sun on your face.
You are they father, and never could I replace.
All I know is the stories they tell will remain 4 ever.
Regardless if things flow from a diffrent type of weather.
I respect the person you are,
God had a plan and it took you very far.
For now you are at peace at least,
now minds will remain at peace.
RIP in peace Hector Luis Tirado Jr.
*** Posted by Eric L. Stokes on 2006-07-18 ***
What was it you had said?
Why did you have to go?
Each simple little memory
Now passes by so slow.
I am stuck in the yesterday
Not wanting to accept
The horrid truth that you are gone
Your life taken without threat
This morning you awoke
To face a brand new day
But a cold-hearted terrorist
Took that gift away
Though the grave cry for the lost
In the settling of the dust
They failed to shake our foundation
For in God we put our trust.
Michelle Lynn McPeters
Copyright ©2004 Michelle McPeters
*** Posted by Anonymous on 2004-12-12 ***
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