Community rallies to help sick veteran paramedic

A GoFundMe page has raised over $18,000 to help pay for Dennis Finneran’s medical expenses

By EMS1 Staff

NORWALK, Conn. — Community members are raising funds to help a veteran paramedic who recently underwent heart surgery.

Paramedic Dennis Finneran, a 27-year veteran, is listed in stable but critical condition after complications from heart surgery. As a result, Finneran underwent two additional surgeries.

Dennis Finneran. (Photo/GoFundMe)
Dennis Finneran. (Photo/GoFundMe)

A GoFundMe page has raised over $18,000 to help pay for Finneran’s medical expenses. 

"Through this career Dennis has touched the lives of thousands of patients and co-workers alike. Dennis is the sole provider for his wife, three daughters and his son,” Christopher Neary, who created the fundraising page, wrote. “We are asking for donations of any amount to help cover unexpected medical expenses and to assist his family through this difficult time."

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