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Hundreds Remember Connecticut's 9/11 Victims [PHOTOS, VIDEO]

Those who lost loved ones during the terrorist attacks gathered in Westport at the state's 9/11 memorial Thursday.

As many of them have each year since Sept. 11, 2001, survivors of Connecticut residents who perished during the terrorist attacks gathered at the state’s 9/11 memorial on Westport’s  to remember their loved ones.

During a ceremony Thursday at the park overlooking Long Island Sound, where the state's 9/11 memorial is located, Gov. Dannel Malloy, Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman and other state and local leaders led a hundreds of attendees in marking .

“I know that you must understand that those of us here today who did not experience your sacrifice, love and support you, honor you, as you express your love and your support of those we lost and those who remain,” Malloy said during brief remarks.

Officials unveiled and dedicated “Sanctuary,” a sculpture created by David Boyajian of New Fairfield, and Matt Rink of Redding, made in part from aluminum cladding from the World Trade Center. The sculpture is designed to honor those the state lost—152 people with ties to Connecticut, including 65 residents. An American flag that flew over Forward Operating Base Mehtar Lam in Afghanistan was presented to the state by the 1st Battalion 102nd Infantry Regiment. Each victim’s name was read aloud:

  • Braginsky, Alexander - 38 - Stamford, CT - Dec WTC
  • Cherry, Stephen Patrick - 41 - Stamford, CT - Dec WTC
  • Cloud, Geoffrey W. - 36 - Stamford, CT - Dec WTC
  • Connors, Kevin P. - 55 - Greenwich, CT - Dec WTC
  • Coppo Jr., Joseph J. - 47 - New Canaan, CT - Dec WTC
  • Curioli, Paul Dario - 53 - Norwalk, CT - Dec WTC
  • Eagleson, John Bruce - 53 - Middlefield, CT - Dec WTC
  • Fergus Jr., Edward T. - 40 - Wilton, CT - Dec WTC
  • Fiorito, John - 40 - Stamford, CT - Dec WTC
  • Fisher, Bennett Lawson - 58 - Stamford, CT - Dec WTC
  • Fry, Peter Christian - 36 - Wilton, CT - Dec WTC
  • Gabrielle, Richard S. - 50 - West Haven, CT - Dec WTC
  • Gardner, Christopher - 36 - Darien, CT - Dec WTC
  • Gerlich, Robert J. - 56 - Monroe, CT - Dec WTC
  • Gilligan, Ronald - 43 - Norwalk, CT - Dec WTC
  • Glick, Steven Lawrence - 42 - Greenwich, CT - Dec WTC
  • Gopu, Kiran Reddy - 24 - Bridgeport, CT - Dec WTC
  • Graff III, Edwin J. - 48 - Rowayton, CT - Dec WTC
  • Greene, Donald F. - 52 - Greenwich, CT - Un 93
  • Halvorson, James D. - 56 - Greenwich, CT - Dec WTC
  • Heller, Howard Joseph - 37 - Ridgefield, CT - Dec WTC
  • Higley II, Robert - 29 - New Fairfield, CT - Dec WTC
  • Hobin, James L. - 47 - Marlborough, CT - Dec WTC
  • Hofmiller, Judith Florence - 53 - Brookfield, CT - Dec WTC
  • Hughes, Paul - 38 - Stamford, CT - Dec WTC
  • Hunt, William C. - 32 - Norwalk, CT - Dec WTC
  • Hynes, Thomas E. - 28 - Norwalk, CT - Dec WTC
  • Iskyan, John F. - 41 - Wilton, CT - Dec WTC
  • Jacobs, Michael Grady - 54 - Danbury, CT - Dec WTC
  • Keane, Richard M. - 54 - Wethersfield, CT - Dec WTC
  • King, Amy R. - 29 - Stafford Springs, CT - Un 175
  • LaMantia, Steven - 38 - Darien, CT - Dec WTC
  • Lenihan, Joseph A. - 41 - Cos Cob, CT - Dec WTC
  • Lewis, Adam J. - 36 - Fairfield, CT - Dec WTC
  • Lozier, Garry - 47 - Darien, CT - Dec WTC
  • Maloney, Edward Francis "Teddy" - 32 - Norwalk, CT - Dec WTC
  • McCarthy, Kevin - 42 - Fairfield, CT - Dec WTC
  • McCourt, Juliana Valentine - 4 - New London, CT - Un 175
  • McCourt, Ruth Magdaline - 45 - New London, CT - Un 175
  • McEneaney, Eamon J. - 46 - New Canaan, CT - Dec WTC
  • Meehan, William J. - 49 - Darien, CT - Dec WTC
  • Metz III, Raymond J. - 37 - Trumbull, CT - Dec WTC
  • Monyak, Cheryl Ann - 43 - Greenwich, CT - Dec WTC
  • Murphy, Christopher William White - 35 - Stamford, CT - Dec WTC
  • Noonan, Robert Walter - 36 - Norwalk, CT - Dec WTC
  • Orloske, Margaret Q. - 50 - Windsor, CT - Dec WTC
  • Patrick, James Matthew - 30 - Norwalk, CT - Dec WTC
  • Pelletier, Michel Adrian - 36 - Greenwich, CT - Dec WTC
  • Piver, Josh - 23 - Stonington, CT - Dec WTC
  • Ramm-Ericson, Ulf - 79 - Greenwich, CT - Dec WTC
  • Rooney, Sean - 50 - Stamford, CT - Dec WTC
  • Rothberg, Michael Craig - 39 - Old Greenwich, CT - Dec WTC
  • Schwartz, John Burkhart - 49 - Goshen, CT - Dec WTC
  • Scott, Randolph - 48 - Stamford, CT - Dec WTC
  • Spencer III, George E. - 50 - West Norwalk, CT - Dec WTC
  • Statkevicus, Derek James - 30 - Norwalk, CT - Dec WTC
  • Tarrou, Michael C. - 38 - Stafford Springs, CT - Un 175
  • Theurkauf Jr., Thomas F. - 44 - Stamford, CT - Dec WTC
  • Uman, Jonathan J. - 33 - Westport, CT - Dec WTC
  • Varacchi, Frederick T. - 35 - Greenwich, CT - Dec WTC
  • Williams, Candace Lee - 20 - Danbury, CT - Am 11
  • Wohlforth, Martin P. - 47 - Greenwich, CT - Dec WTC
  • Works, John Bentley - 36 - Darien, CT - Dec WTC
  • York, Edward Phillip - 45 - Wilton, CT - Dec WTC
  • Zion, Charles A. - 54 - Greenwich, CT - Dec WTC

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