New York Firefighter Dies of Complications from Injury

A New York firefighter injured in October in a fall from a fire truck died Sunday of complications.

Robert Johnson, 75, had been in a coma since the Oct. 20 incident that occurred during a public education effort at a school, according to published reports.

Johnson was a 17-year member of the Mahopac Falls Volunteer Fire Department.

Funeral Services

Visitation will be held Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. and on Wednesday from2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Joseph J. Smith Funeral Home in Mahopac.

A Mass will be celebrated at 9:45 a.m. Thursday at St. John the Evangelist Church. Interment will be held at noon at Rose Hills Memorial Park in Putnam County.

Memorial donations may be made to Toys for Tots, Putnam-Westchester chapter, c/o Bill Lewis, 44 Somerset Lane, Putnam Valley, NY 10579.