Alfred G. Williams Dies; Retired NYPD Officer

Alfred George Williams of Centerport, a retired NPD officer, died Monday. He was 66 years old.

He served  in the United States Air Force, where he was a member of the security police.

After joining the NYPD, he became a member of the  Highway Patrol. He raced to the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, and contributed his efforts there for months.

He dedicated time after retirement to the Fealgood Foundation, appearing before Congress as part of the successful campaign to extend the Victims’ Compensation Fund for 9/11 first responders and survivors.

He also sailed in ocean regattas, skiied from helicopters and off-roaded through the woods.

He and his identical twin brother, Lee Alex Williams, were born June 4, 1957 in Commack. He lost his twin at age 21.

He leaves his wife, Pamela Lawn-Williams; children, Darren, Danielle, Emily (David Desautels), and Lee; sister, Linda Carbone; brother, Christopher (Maria Williams); grandchildren Preston, Gavin, Evan, Alexis, Lucas, and Tristan; nieces and nephews, Hayley, Dawn, Robert, Jeremy, Grace, Christopher, Peter, and Paul; and many dear friends.

Visitation will be held Thursday from 4-9 p.m. with a service Friday at 11:30 a.m., both at M.A. Connell Funeral Home in Huntington Station, followed by an interment ceremony at Long Island National Cemetery at 1:30 p.m.

Any donations in lieu of flowers may be made in his memory to Tunnel to Towers Foundation.

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