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James Romito
World Trade Center, New York City, NY
Employer: Port Authority Of New York And New Jersey

Westwood, NJ 
Age: 51
Chief Of Port Authority Police Department

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Lucille Rizzetta-Lantz

We will be doing our Freedom Walk in your memory on Saturday. You will always be remembered. We were so fortunate to see you at the Family Picnic.


roberto santana

you were an example of outstanding dedication to your community, to the people who live in it. your legacy will be remembered forever in every genaration. Yor name will be symbol of communication between the states of new york and new jersey and beyond. Yor name will give a sense of safety and security to all the children who are going to attend the school named after you. muchas garcias, James


Kathleen Ensey

Today marks the 7th annivesary of the 11 September 2001 terrorist attacks. Shortly after the attacks, I was given a blue metal bracelet to honor the brave who protected other Americans that day. My bracelet honors Chief Romito who was only a few years older than me. I've worn the bracelet almost every single day as a reminder to me how precious life is & how important it is to help others ... always. Rest in peace my friend.


Tom

I still think about you often, Jim. You were a hero, and Cathy, and Tony, and Bob. Christ Amoroso went up 4 times after he rescued a woman, his face burnt and bleeding. You were the only one that told me the straight story, even when you had to tell me you couldn't tell me the straight story at that moment.

You and those other people had more courage than a thousand people willing to die just to make others suffer. You wanted others to live, and you took the risk that you might not make it.


Romito

I love u uncle jimmy n i hope u rest in peace ur a hero n an inspiration for me to keep going u showed me that i should always put other before me and that saved other peoples families even if ur own was deeply hurt:( i love u very much and i hope everyone knows what a great person n a hero u really were!