✈ ▌▌NeverForget ✈ ▌▌the victims of 9/11 LINK IN PROFILE MARY CATHERINE BOFFA (MURPHY) World Trade Center A FRESH VIEW OF THE FUTURE
Mary Boffa's hobby was her sprawling, close-knit family. She had 3 sisters and nearly 30 first cousins. They provided plenty to do on weekends. When she was growing up on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, there was always a cousin to play with. Her father was a blue-collar worker at Western Electric and her mother was a school cafeteria worker. At age 45, Ms. Boffa was an associate vice president for Marsh & McLennan, the financial services conglomerate in 1 World Trade Center. She had recently separated from her husband and moved into a two-bedroom apartment on Staten Island. It had a view of the Verazzano-Narrows Bridge. She had new furniture. "She was very excited," said her nephew, Michael Trudeau. "It was renewal for her." Profile published in THE NEW YORK TIMES on September 16, 2001.
✈ ▌▌NeverForget ✈ ▌▌the victims of 9/11 LINK IN PROFILE Deora Frances Bodley She was killed on United Flight 93. She was returning home after visiting friends in New Jersey and Connecticut. Deora Bodley enjoyed helping others, whether it was tutoring children learning to read or tending to orphaned animals. The 20-year-old student at Santa Clara University was returning to San Diego on Tuesday after visiting friends in New Jersey when she boarded United Airlines Flight 93. The plane crashed in rural Pennsylvania as part of a wave of terrorism.