Easton firefighter killed during Sandy to be remembered at funeral

Funeral services will be held this morning for the Easton firefighter killed in the line of duty during Hurricane Sandy.Lt. Russell Neary died Monday night

EASTON - Funeral services will be held this morning for the Easton firefighter killed in the line of duty during Hurricane Sandy.

Lt. Russell Neary died Monday night after a tree fell on him when he got out of his firetruck. Neary was getting out of his truck to clear a portion of Judd Road.

Neary's funeral will be held at 11 a.m. at the Notre Dame Church on Morehouse Road in Easton. Governor Dannel Malloy has ordered flags in the state to fly at half-staff today in honor of Neary.

Funeral plans set for Easton firefighter

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