Friday, March 25, 2016

RIP Officer

Officer Anthony Letizia passed the other day, shortly after the tremendous assist by various police organizations, chaplains and Major League Baseball to complete a lifetime wish - to visit every major league ballpark.

Obituary and Service information is here.

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18 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Such a sad story. God bless you, Officer Letizia. Thoughts and prayers for your family and friends.

3/25/2016 12:13:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thank you for your dedicated service. RIP. Condolences to the family.

3/25/2016 12:35:00 AM  
Blogger SpankDaddy said...

Too bad. He sounded like a nice guy.

3/25/2016 06:20:00 AM  
Anonymous Revolversaurus (ret) said...

My thanks to those who brightened his last days. My prayers for him and his family. May our Lord hold you gently in his arms.

3/25/2016 06:26:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

RIP Brother

3/25/2016 07:58:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

An easy going guy with a great sense of humor. He will be missed in 009. R.I.P. Tony. You and your family are in my prayers.

3/25/2016 08:22:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Very sad.
RIP Officer.


ISP Sgt.

3/25/2016 10:02:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

God Bless u officer, u r in a better place, god speed!

3/25/2016 10:12:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

THE LAST INSPECTION

The policeman stood and faced his God,

Which must always come to pass.
He hoped his shoes were shining.
Just as brightly as his brass.

“Step forward now, policeman.
How shall I deal with you?
Have you always turned the other cheek?
To My church have you been true?”

The policeman squared his shoulders and said,
“No, Lord, I guess I ain’t,
Because those of us who carry badges
can’t always be a saint.

I‘ve had to work most Sundays,
and at times my talk was rough,
and sometimes I’ve been violent,
Because the streets are awfully tough.

But I never took a penny,
That wasn’t mine to keep….
Though I worked a lot of overtime
When the bills got just too steep.

And I never passed a cry for help,
Though at times I shook with fear.
And sometimes, God forgive me,
I’ve wept unmanly tears.

I know I don’t deserve a place
Among the people here.
They never wanted me around
Except to calm their fear.

If you’ve a place for me here,
Lord, It needn’t be so grand.
I never expected or had too much,
But if you don’t…..I’ll understand.

There was silence all around the throne
Where the saints had often trod.
As the policeman waited quietly,
For the judgment of his God.

“Step forward now, policeman,
You’ve borne your burdens well.
Come walk a beat on Heaven’s streets,
You’ve done your time in hell.”

3/25/2016 05:56:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Rest in peace, great guy!

3/25/2016 06:31:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

God bless you Officer.

3/25/2016 08:34:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Was always very friendly to all in 021. Was very modest about the bone marrow donation to save a little girl. God bless you and your loved ones Tony.

3/25/2016 10:13:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

God bless you and your family, brother.

3/25/2016 10:14:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Rest In Peace Brother! May God help your family and friends through these hard times. Tears are shed for you my brother in blue May God sent you back as a guardian angel to look after your love ones. 24th district brother in blue.

3/25/2016 11:52:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Extremely sad news. Very sorry for your loss. God Bless

3/26/2016 03:10:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

God Bless you and your two families. May you rest in Peace.

3/26/2016 05:17:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Godspeed sir.

ISP

3/26/2016 07:23:00 PM  
Blogger Unknown said...

Rest in Peace, Sir.

3/28/2016 12:07:00 PM  

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