John Heffernan, 37, played rhythm guitar in a punk rock band called “The Bullys.” He sang backup, wrote most of their songs, created their website and booked their shows. Marky Ramone liked the band so much, he produced their first album, “Stomposition.”
Heffernan was working overtime on 9/11. Ladder Co. 11 was called in on the second alarm. One of his younger brothers, also FDNY, worked for weeks in the recovery effort at Ground Zero. Heffernan’s body was found on October 2nd.
He left behind a nine-year-old daughter.