Joseph Ancona Obituary – Death: Bergen County Man, 20, Killed In Tragic Subway Accident: According to an online obituary on Thursday, October 27, 2022, Joseph Ancona has passed away unexpectedly. However, cause of death was not disclosed.
Around 5 o’clock in the afternoon, 20-year-old Joseph Ancona apparently attempted to enter a southbound No. 1 train at the station off 59th Street when his clothing became entangled in a subway door. 24th of October, according to city police.
The victim was dragged after that and hit by [another] train, according to the NYPD.
Police reported that Ancona was declared dead at the spot.
Ancona’s twin sister, Gianna, shared posts on Instagram that included a series of photos of them over the years accompanied by the song ‘Big Black Car’ by Gregory Alan Isakov.
“There is a half of me that is missing that could never be replaced. There will never be enough words or pictures in the world that will help me show how beautiful of a soul you are,” she wrote.
‘Your nickname at work was smiley for a reason,” Gianna added. “You brought so much laughter and light into this world, an energy that could never be replaced.
‘You taught me so much, and because of you i will forever be a better person. I love you unconditionally.”
Ancona, who worked as an electrician and stagehand at the Metropolitan Opera in Manhattan, “was loved by so many,” his family reportedly said in a statement. “[W]e want him to continue being remembered as the amazing man he was.
“We thank everybody for their prayers and condolences and thank you for thinking of our family in this difficult time.”
Ancona was a recent graduate of Westwood Regional High School, where he played on the golf team. He was active in several sports, including baseball.
He worked in the electrical construction shop at the Met, according to Managing Director Peter Gelb.
“Joe joined the Met last March and was respected and well-liked by his fellow crew members,” Gelb wrote. “Please join me in offering condolences to his family and friends.”
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