It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Firefighter Larry Rudesyle
Lawrence John Rudesyle, of Paterson died on January 24, 2015. He was 64. Born in the Bronx, NY he grew up in Paterson and Midland Park where he attended Church of the Nativity grammar school and graduated from Midland Park High School. Larry was the husband of 36 years to Donna Mae Rudesyle (Kuhn).
He was the son of the late Helen Mary Broire and Leo W. Sierra. Larry obtained his Master’s Degree in Community Health Education from NJ City University. He was an original member of the Hawthorne Muchachos, Caballeros and Alumni Corp.
Larry was honorably discharged from the National Guard and was a police officer in Garfield, Prospect Park, North Haledon and the Paterson Housing Police. Larry was a member of the NJ Police Honor Legion. He was also a Registered Respiratory Therapist and EMT. Larry was a volunteer fireman in Garfield, Haledon, Montvale and Woodland Park and a parishioner of St. Anthony’s Roman Catholic Church in Hawthorne.