His family says he and his wife Irene purchased their East Northport home last year.READ MORE: Neighbors Remember NYPD Officer Anastasios Tsakos As Loving Father Who Lent A Hand
“We are devastated by this tragic loss. Officer Tsakos was one of our city’s heroes who went to work to keep us and our city safe and he did not make it home to his wife and children. A family went to bed and woke up to the unimaginable news that they would never see their husband and father again,” Tunnel to Towers CEO and Chairman Frank Siller said in a statement.
Along with his wife, Tsakos left behind a 6-year-old daughter and 3-year-old son.