Sal Fiumefreddo: A Partner
Fiumefreddo and Joan Chang had both been divorced for
years and had just about given up on finding another
partner. But the minute she saw him, her heart melted.
"He had the most beautiful blue eyes and incredible head
of black hair," she said.
Two weeks later, a friend got them together at a
backyard barbecue. In six weeks they were flying to Las
Vegas, where they were married in the Little White
They would have celebrated their first wedding
anniversary on Sept. 29. Instead, it became the day of
Mr. Fiumefreddo's memorial service.
Mr. Fiumefreddo, 45, was a telephone technician who
had been assigned to help out at Cantor Fitzgerald for
one day. The day was Sept. 11.
The couple lived in Manalapan, N.J., with Mrs.
Fiumefreddo's daughter, Rebecca, 7. His son, Anthony, 11,
lived with his former wife. Mr. Fiumefreddo was a whiz in
the kitchen, and made a great spaghetti sauce and pizza