BY: Liliana Rocio, Senior Editor for World Liberty TV
Timothy Motto, Tim always wanted to know what he could do to help a fellow officer. He provided support whenever a brave family member of blue was lost.
Fully aware of the danger, Tim went to ground zero without hesitation. In doing so, he was taken too early from us.
On Saturday September 24th 2022, at 10-30am at 28th Avenue and Ulmer Street. The naming ceremony took place for P.O. Timothy Motto Way. The ceremony started off by the Colors, National Anthem. The following spoke Council Member Vikie Paladino, who sponsored the street naming bill in the council, she went on to say she, she stands with NYPD Officer Timothy Motto and all the NYPD Officers.
The other speakers included: Sarah and Samantha Motto, Tim Motto’s both daughters who thanked everyone in attendance, for honoring their father with the street naming. Lieutenant Artie Chin, NYP Retired, PBA Canteen, Macayle Fuchs, and Inspector John Buttacavoli.
Timmy Motto formally of 28th Precinct Harlem, shared his time and his resources with many organizations. President Emeritus and longtime member of Fraternal Order of Police New York State Police Lodge 69. Who was a contributing supporter of the following organizations:
NYPD10-13 Association, New York State Shields Delegate, Long Island Shields, NYPD Holy Name Society, NYPD Columbia Association, Retired Detectives Association, International Police Association Region5, Children of Hope Foundation, Retired Police Association and NYPD Police Benevolent Association.
Towers of Freedom, Military Monument, he dedicated time and effort at the Towers of Freedom 9/11 Military monument located at Burns in Massapequa Park, New York.
Timmy Motto, made it his passion to help slain Patrolman Phillip Cardillo’s family. He procured radio cars to transport the family to many events. Timmy lead the way with his family at our annual motorcycle ride to honor Patrolman Cardilllo . Who was laid to rest at Calvary Cemetery in Queens, N.Y. Timmy was instrumental in securing basketballs with the Cardillo name on them. He then distributed them to the Police Athletic League along with the above mentioned organizations.
All Timmy’s life accomplishments have not gone unnoticed. This is a man with a big heart and why his family and his family of Blue love miss him so much.
TIMOTHY MOTTO OBITUARY: MOTTO- Timothy T., 63, of Bethpage passed away on March 13, 2021. Retired Police Officer for the NYPD 28th Precinct in Harlem. Proud member of NYS FOP Lodge 69, NY Shields, LI Shields, NYPD Holy Name, NYPD Columbia Association, IPA Region 5, NYPD 1013, Retired Detectives Association and the PBA. Beloved husband of 33 years to Karen. Loving father of Samantha Motto (Matthew Allen) and Sarah. Adored grandfather of Cory Wolinetz. Dear brother of Clifford and Robert (Susan). Also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. The family will receive visitors Thursday, 12-4 pm and 7-9 pm at Arthur F. White Funeral Home, Inc., 234 Broadway, Bethpage. Funeral Mass Friday, 11 am at St. Martin of Tours RC Church. Interment following at St. Charles Cemetery.
It was a great honor to have the street named in honor of TIMOTHY MOTTO, alongside his dear friend Patrolman Philip Carrillo. Close to 200 people were in attendance. Law officers from all over New York, who wanted to pay respect and be part of the street signing.