Funeral held for former West Haverstraw mayor

Residents said their final goodbyes today to a former mayor in Rockland County. Firefighters lined the steps of Saint Peter’s Church Wednesday morning paying tribute

Firefighters lined the steps of Saint Peter’s Church Wednesday morning paying tribute to former West Haverstraw Mayor Edward Zugibe who died this past weekend at the age of 92.

Firefighters lined the steps of Saint Peter’s Church Wednesday morning paying tribute to former West Haverstraw Mayor Edward Zugibe who died this past weekend at the age of 92. (4/1/15)

WEST HAVERSTRAW - Residents said their final goodbyes today to a former mayor in Rockland County.

Firefighters lined the steps of Saint Peter’s Church Wednesday morning paying tribute to former West Haverstraw Mayor Edward Zugibe who died this past weekend at the age of 92.

The World War II veteran led the village for eight terms until 2007.

Mourners say he touched so many in the village. 

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