Nicholas Bogdan

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Wow! Hard to believe fifteen years has now past. Still miss you Nick. That day is still vivid in my memory. Sure you know Kevin recently joined ya's. I'm figuring you, Bil and him are having some awesome fun at target practice once again. RIP my Friend. Never forgotten.
Mark Konzelman, Colleague
Sep 10 2016 1:31PM
I also never met Nick but two years ago (2013) a bunch of us bikers & veterans got together for the first (2 Million Bikers to DC memorial ride) to ride in honor of those who lost their lives on 9-11. Everyone picked a name and taped it to their helmet and I picked your name Nick. I had a real strong sense that you were there with me on that ride. I hope you enjoyed it. When I returned to my home in Queensbury NY, I looked you up online and posted a picture of you so that others could put a face to who I spoke about. Today, fourteen years later, I looked you up again and found so much more information about you. I didn't know you were married and I didn't know you have kids. To read the comments here from your wife and son are heartbreaking. I read somewhere that you would have got off work that day at 9am which means you worked midnights. At the time, I was also working midnights but I was off at 7am and my wife woke me up when the attack started. From what I can figure, you were just minutes away from being out of that building. What a terrible shame. Today I am even more honored that I rode in your memory after learning more about you and the family and friends that are left behind. I'll remember your name and face the rest of my life and someday we will meet again. Today I will pray for you and I will pray that God comforts your family and friends when they are missing you and that he blesses them. tdkurish@gmail.com
Tom Kurish, Friend
Sep 11 2015 11:57AM
We never met, but you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers today. I work at an all-girls' high school in Southern California and at a memorial service this morning we were all given a paper heart with the name of someone who lost their life on 9/11... and I received your name. As Judith mentioned in her posting earlier today, I also wanted to learn more about you so that you were not just a name on a piece of paper. Please know that we will never forget!
Wendy, Friend
Sep 11 2014 3:08PM
Although I never knew Nick, I have been praying for him and his family since 9/11. Our church had a memorial service that evening and I drew his name out of a basket. I checked him out on the web because I wanted him to be more than a name on a piece of paper. I just listened to the service in NYC on the web and heard his name again. I will never forget.
Judith, Friend
Sep 11 2014 9:09AM
Miss you Nick! You may be gone but you are not forgotten- Love- Ron
Ron Bogdan, Family
Sep 11 2014 8:21AM
Sorry it took so long to find this page, Nick. Didn't know what company you'd worked for. Last I knew, you were working in down the shore at a casino. I didn't think I'd get so emotional this long after, but I'm crying as I type this. I used to touch your name on the memorial US flag at the Wawa in East Windsor when I was still in NJ. Miss you, man. You were ULTIMATE!
Robert LaRochelle, Friend
Sep 11 2013 8:39AM
Sorry it took so long to find this page, Nick. Didn't know what company you'd worked for. Last I knew, you were working in down the shore at a casino. I didn't think I'd get so emotional this long after, but I'm crying as I type this. I used to touch your name on the memorial US flag at the Wawa in East Windsor when I was still in NJ. Miss you, man. You were ULTIMATE!
Robert LaRochelle, Friend
Sep 11 2013 8:39AM
Rip brother. Until we meet again. Ron
Ron Bogdan, Family
Sep 11 2013 6:19AM
Well Nick it is 11 years now since you have been gone. You are missed by many, but life goes on (ob bla dee, ob bla dah) someday we will meet again. Love- Ron
Ron Bogdan, Family
Sep 11 2012 1:29AM
You know Nick, I thought this day would be easier or better, having gotten rid of Bin Laden. May 2nd felt good but it in no way makes up for you not being here. This tenth anniversary is still a sorrow filled day, it never gets simpler or easier, you are missed by many.
Ron Bogdan, Family
Sep 11 2011 12:04AM
Still thinking of you and miss you.
Pauline Belles, Family
Sep 4 2011 12:42PM
Today was a good day brother, but then you know this much by now! Your brother Ron
Ron Bogdan, Family
May 2 2011 5:44PM
Nicky, We finally got him Nick, we got the sob. Sooner or later justice will prevail. May god bless you, your family and the USA. The Heideman Family, Wayne, Andi, Wayne J, Andrea, Alyssa & Thomas U.S. Navy, Retired
Wayne W. Heideman Jr, Friend
May 2 2011 5:03AM
Ten years passed and you are not forgotten.
Pauline Belles, Friend
May 1 2011 11:57PM
Nick, coming up on the holidays. Still miss you and think of you every time someone asks about my bracelet or I see a new born baby, I remember you bringing Emily to the diner and me crying because she was so beautiful, Still remember you telling me she was a chick magnet! Miss your big hugs and the love you demonstrated for your wife and family. Billy Joel said it right when he said only the good die young! You Mom and Althea. You and Althea so close together almost killed me! Love you, Sue
Susan Demiraslan, Family
Dec 8 2010 11:16PM
Remembering a friend from Browns Mills on this fateful day. God Bless the family and stay strong. The entire nation is with you.
Mark House, Friend
Sep 11 2010 9:16AM
hey daddy i a miss you so much a couple of days ago i went to my first homecoming dance an i wish you were there to see me off to the dance
Nicholas W Bogdan, Family
Nov 2 2009 4:43PM
I sat next to Nick at Maple Shade High School in Mechanical Drawing class. He was a REALLY nice kid. He was quiet and he loved sci-fi novels! I found out in 2002 he was in WTC. I think of him every year. My heart goes out to his family. I will never forget him. John Leahy (johnrobertleahy@mac.com)
John Leahy, Friend
Sep 11 2009 9:22PM
Ths is day never gets easier, Ny thoughts abdoarayers follow you Nich - Take care of our of ouy family in heaven, Love your brother Ron
Ron Bogdan, Family
Sep 11 2009 12:45PM
Hard to believe its been 7 years. No matter, you're always be remembered Nick. My warmest thoughts are with you and your family. God Bless!
Mark Konzelman, Colleague
Sep 11 2008 12:30PM
Hi Nick - this day never gets any easier no matter how many go by. You are missed and thought of often- Warmly-your brother Ron
Ron Bogdan, Family
Sep 11 2008 8:58AM
We will never forget what your country went through. XXX
Rowina, Friend
Jan 17 2008 12:37PM
Hey Sweetheart, I miss you so much. Today you would have turned 41. The hole in my heart is still there. You would be so proud of Nicholas. He is becoming a person you always wanted him to be. Looks like Emily got your brains (thank goodness). She's doing wonderful in school. I know you are looking down on all of us. I hope and pray you know how much we all love you. Dorothy
Dorothy Bogdan, Family
Dec 13 2007 10:59PM
SISTER I AM, JUST PAST 4 YEARS, I AM NOW JUST FINDING THE STRENGTH TO THINK OF MY BROTHER AS A LOST BODY. I HAVE ALWAYS HARBORED THE THOUGHT THAT NICK IS STILL LOST AMONGST US BUT I AM SLOWLY LOOSING HOPE. I SEE HIM COMING BACK TO CLAIM HIS WIFE AND FAMILY. BUT I GUESS THAT THAT WILL COME IN THE EVERLASTING LIFE AS PROMISED TO US BY OUR SAVIOR. MY THOUGHTS ARE WITH ALL OF THE FAMILIES THAT LOST LOVE ON THAT DAY. SUE
SUSAN DEMIRASLAN, Family
Oct 31 2005 5:24PM
I do not know Nick ...I do not know his family ..yet it somehow does not matter...He was an American who was murdered on American soil..he was someones Father ..someones husband...someones brother..uncle ..friend ..whatever.... He is to be honored no less than a Marine on the front lines ...So to he and his family and friends ....God Bless You and keep his memory warm in your heart light as we...the strangers the bretheren ..the anonymous ...will do the same
Anonymous American, Friend
Sep 22 2004 1:07PM
I am deeply saddened and have an almost over-whelming anger by what one 'human being' will do to another. 'God walk beside those who lay down there lives for a better tomorrow'. In my memory always, Bruce Oppel (Australian)
bruce oppel, Colleague
Sep 22 2004 2:09AM
feeling so sorry
layla, Family
Sep 22 2004 12:40AM
Our prayers are with you and your family.....
Unauthored, Colleague
Sep 21 2004 9:07PM
I'm not related or a colleague I just want to express my condolences to the family and friends. God bless you all! Bob
Robert A. Romeo, Friend
Sep 21 2004 8:41PM
I feel so terrible about what has happened to our family and friends ll over the U.S. My sincere sympathy goes out to you and your family. I myself have a young son entering the Air Force on October 5, 2004. He will be training to become a MP. I only wish that he is able to extend a hand to help the innocent in this terrible confrontation. My prayers go out to you and your family. Sincerely, Sharon Johnson
Sharon Johnson, Friend
Sep 21 2004 7:04PM
Hello I just wanted to express my deepest sympathies. I read what Dorothy wrote and it brought me to tears. I would love to see complete and total revenge on the cowards that took this man form his family
curtis hunsinger, Friend
Sep 21 2004 4:14PM
sono vicino a tutti voi, amici, il vostro dolore è anche il mio.
Roberto, Friend
Sep 21 2004 3:51PM
Blessings and prayers for all the families that lost their most beloved that day. Prayers for all the lives in the region that have lost jobs, homes, and a way of life they knew because of these horrid attacks. Honor, pride and deep love and respect for all those who worked tirelessly and unselfishly to try and recover some alive. Who cleared debris who lived and worked in the midst of the carnage. Please God let us never forget but let us heal.
Maureen Haley-Mizuno, Friend
Sep 21 2004 1:25AM
Hi, I'm Julie. I am 13 and live in Omaha, Nebraska. I just thought that I would say that even though I didn't have any connection with any of these people that died, we are still thinking about you any your families!
Julie, Friend
Sep 20 2004 8:12PM
I have never had the pleasure of meeting you or your wife. Since your death I have had the honor of talking to your wife on the telephone. You would be very proud of her. She is a remarkable woman. You are missed so very much by your family and friends. I am a stranger, you have never met, we have never had words but on 9/11 I lost a bit of my heart and the rest of it went out to the victims and their families. You are in the loving arms of God and he is helping you to watch over you wife and beautiful children. Rest in peace my unknown friend. Feel assured Dorothy and your children are in my prayers.
Debi Collins, Friend
Sep 20 2004 7:59PM
I miss you so much Nick. The kids miss you and I miss you. It hurts so much to know that you aren't here for all of the little things in our lives. Emily looks just like you and you would be so proud of your son. Nicholas is doing so well in school and is just a great kid. He loves all of the same superheros from Marvel and DC that you did. He also has the same problem with doing his homework that you had when you were younger. He is getting to be just like you. He loves playing on the computer and loves playing the same games that you did. You would have been so proud of your little girl too. She loves to swim just like you. She also has your eating habits. She loves her McDonalds french fries. I hope that I make you proud of me. I will always do my best to keep the memory of the love you have for them alive. I will always let them know what a wonderful person their father was. I love you Nick. Dorothy
Dorothy Bogdan, Family
Sep 25 2003 1:56PM
Nick worked at Conair Corp. before leaving to go on to MMC. I met him in August of 1998 when I was promoted into the MIS department. He worked closely with Glenn Stroin (who later became my husband). Nick was one of those guys who liked to joke around and liked to have fun. I remember someone in our department had gotten ahold of this little computer game called Box World. It may have been Nick who got it first, I'm not sure, but within about a week there were about 4 or 5 of us all playing this stupid little game on our pcs at work. It was one of those games where you have to beat one level to get to the next. Well Nick was out to destroy us all. He was on a level in the 50's and we were all still down around the 20's or 30's. Everyday when one of us would go into the computer room Nick would be there with a big grin on his face and you'd know the next line out of his mouth would be, 'So what level are you on now?' And when we would tell him he would lean back in his chair with this content look on his face. It was enough to make you race back to your pc and try to conquer one more level to get closer to him. Well one day one of us realized there was a way to go into the programming of the game and change a couple of numbers so you could start on whatever level you wanted. So we set it all up. We were all standing around this one guys desk and set the game to start on level 60 something. Then we called Nick in the computer room and said 'You won't believe it! We just got to level 60 whatever'. I wish I could have been there near the computer room to see him bolt out of that chair because he was at Charlie's desk in about 8 seconds flat! He just stood there and stared at the screen and finally said, 'How did you get that far?' And we were all like, 'Well, level 58 was really hard but then the next few weren't too bad.' He was dumbfounded. He turned and was back at his pc in the computer room in about another 8 seconds flat and sure enough, when I walked by he had his game going...LOL! I don't think he ever knew how we did that, but rest assured Nick was the true Box World King...LOL! We had a couple MIS get togethers, one being a pool party. That was the first time I ever met Nicholas Jr. Nick was a loving father. When I think of him I remember that Box World Conspiracy and that pool party and seeing him play with Nicholas in the water. Mine and Glenn's prayers go out to Nick's wife and kids and all the other countless families affected by the horrible tragedy. I'm sure wherever Nick is, he has a big smile on his face now because he knows we didn't really beat him at Box World...the secret is out.
Staci Stroin, Colleague
Jun 30 2002 11:25AM
Nick was a good friend and working partner. Though I diden't work directly alongside him, I technically interviewed Nick and got to know him well. Nick and I would play this game where about a week before Sept 11th he would get off at 9AM the exact same time I was arriving. He diden't see me in the WTC lobby and I walked into him and shouted real loud 'Hey, watch where your going there Buddy'. He got me back September 10th when I diden't see him and he returned the favor, bumping me, almost knocking me over. I was plotting my revenge going in on Sept 11th and was all ready for him. We never crossed paths. Rest in peace Nick. I owe you one.
Mark Konzelman, Colleague
Jun 18 2002 12:10PM