National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Roll of Honor

Age: 45
Year of Death: 2001

Peter L. Freund

Peter was a dedicated firefighter who reached the rank of Lieutenant. He was a firefighter for NYC for 23 years.

Beloved father of Ron‚ Dori‚ Julie‚ and Peter. Loving husband of Robin.

Peter coached youth football‚ baseball‚ and softball‚ his hobbies were star gazing‚ jogging‚ computers‚ reading and music.

I would like Peter to be remembered as a caring gentle man‚ who always thought of others before himself. He loved fighting fires and raising his children.

Memorial Posts


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  1. Peter was an amazing man! He loved his family and would do anything for anyone.

    – melanie
  2. Thank you for your selfless acts of courage each and every day, and for your bravery in helping keep your community safe. We will never forget.

    – Starla Taylor
  3. Lt. Freund, thank you for your service and what you did for our country. I got the opportunity to walk in your honor at the Pierce 9/11 Tribute Climb today at Lambeau Field in Green Bay. I can’t repay you or your family for what you’ve all gone through. May you rest in paradise, still fighting the good fight. #neverforget

    – Lisa Adams
  4. Lt. Freund, Thank you for your service and dedication to the people you swore to protect. I had the privilege or meeting Robin and Ron, who were gracious enough to share with me your story. There are no words that I can say to ever thank you enough for your selfless acts of courage on that fateful September day. God Bless you Lt. Freund! R.I.P. Brother, we’ll take it from here!

    – Caleb Rice
  5. I ran the Tunnel to Towers 5K Run/Walk in Mobile AL this morning, September 11, 2021 in honor of Lt. Peter Freund. I will never forget the sacrifices made by him and his fellow first responders that fateful day. God bless them all.

    – Nell Rogers Gustavson
  6. I was able to participate in a 9-11 Tunnel 2 Towers event today and was given Peter Fruends name to wear. It was humbling to learn more about him and his family and the sacrifices they all made for our country. Thank you for your service and thank you to the family for supporting Peter in his career as a firefighter.

    Robyn Booth
  7. Thank you for your selflessness and bravery. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.

    – Maria Greco
  8. Thinking of Peter and Robin today. Both kind and loving souls. God bless you both. Rest In Peace, Peter. Be well, Robin.

    – Chris Van Name
  9. My son and I walked and climbed to honor your sacrifice at our local 2021 Walk of Remembrance. Your sacrifice is not forgotten. A fellow First Responder.

    – Blake
  10. Today, I ran a race in Fort Myers, FL. I chose Lt. Peter Freund to run for and with today. Thank you for your service, you will never be forgotten. ❤️

    – Shannon Treece