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Memorial held for Pearl River NYPD officer who died from cancerPosted: Updated:
An NYPD officer and 9/11 hero from Rockland County who died of cancer was honored Sunday.
The Rockland Gaelic Athletic Association dedicated a memorial to Patrick McGovern, of Pearl River.
The 43-year-old died in May after being sickened by the toxic dust at ground zero.
McGovern was a 19-year veteran with the NYPD.