By CBSNewYork Team

ISLIP, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A Long Island street has been renamed in memory of a 9/11 first responder.

East Farmingdale Street in Islip is now dedicated to Port Authority Police Sgt. Lawrence Guarnieri.

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It’s on the block where he raised his family and where his children still live today.

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Guarnieri passed away in 2014 from a Ground Zero-related illness.

“Our dad was a hero. He was selfless, loving and funny, and if you asked him today if he’d do it all over again, I guarantee he would, 100%,” said Katherine Norris, Guarnieri’s daughter.

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Guarnieri was also a volunteer firefighter with the Islip Terrace department.

CBSNewYork Team