HARTSDALE, N.Y. --Robert Mentrasti, a Hartsdale resident, died Friday at the age of 54.
Mentrasti served as a firefighter for 32 years and was a first responder at Ground Zero following the terror attacks of September 11.
Mentrasti was born July 28, 1962 in Mount Vernon to the late Louis P. Mentrasti and Josephine A. Mentrasti. He was a beloved brother of Andrew (Donna), Andrea and Ronald Mentrasti. He was a loving uncle of Timothy (Amy), Christopher (Christine) and Brandon Mentrasti and great uncle of Jordan and Chase Mentrasti. He is also survived by many cousins especially Daniel Esposito.
Visitation will be held at Ballard-Durand Funeral Home “Elmsford Chapel”, 72 E. Main Street on Monday and Tuesday from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated on Wednesday, at 9:45 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church, Hartsdale.
Mentrasti was a tireless fundraiser for muscular dystrophy and in lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to MDA, 5 Dakota Drive, Suite 101, Lake Success, NY 11042 Attn: Mary and Ref: Bert/Bubba.