Michael served on FDNY for 24 years‚ the last 12 years at Ladder 5 in Greenwich Village. His last tour of duty would have been 9/13/01 — he was retiring.
Michael was the father of Aaron Warchola‚ age 20‚ and Amy Warchola‚ age 17‚ who live in Walden‚ New York with their mother‚ Leslie Terwilliger.
Michael held a Bachelor’s Degree in English from SUNY‚ Buffalo. He was an avid reader and loved to travel to the exotic places he’d read about. Michael also enjoyed gardening and hiking‚ and was planning a trip to Australia upon his retirement.
We love him dearly. We are so proud of him!
– Leslie Terwilliger