Today, UnionCountyRE remembers four Union County residents who died during the terror attacks of September 11, 2011.
Robert Kaulfers was a Kenilworth resident who wrote lyrics honoring people, studied history, and raised two children. He was also a police sergeant for the Port Authority who rushed from Hoboken and then dashed into the Twin Towers to help. Memorial donations can be made to the Robert M. Kaulfers Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 252, Kenilworth, N.J. 07033.
John J. Tobin was another Kenilworth resident who died in the Twin Towers at his job as senior vice president of Marsh and MCLennan.
Wanda Anita Green of Linden followed her childhood dream and became one of the first African American flight attendants at United Airlines. She was aboard Flight 93 when it crashed in Pennsylvania on September 11, 2001. Green was also an office manager and real estate agent. She was the proud mother of two children, and also served as a deacon at Linden Presbyterian Church, visiting people in local hospitals and volunteering for church activities.
Anthony Infante of Mountainside was an inspector for the Port Authority Police and was planning to run the New York City Marathon in 2001. He died running up the stairs at the World Trade Center. Outside of his job, Infante volunteered with his children’s sports teams, worked in a soup kitchen, and taught religious education at his Church. Infante is survived by his wife and two children.