It is with deep regret that we announce the passing of former member, Ex Captain of Vigilant Hose Co#2 and life member of this association and member of the Plainview Fire Department- Lionel R. Gillespie, who passed away on May 4,2018 at the age of 92. Lionel joined the Freeport Fire Department in April of 1946 and remained a member of Freeport until November 1964,serving 18 years before joining the Plainview Fire Department.Our Condolences go out to his daughters - Susan, Joanne, Sons - Robert, and Kenneth, and to the rest of his family, friends,and the officers and members of Vigilant Hose Co.#2 and the officers and members of the Plainview F.D. on their loss.Services will be held at the Arthur White Funeral Home -312 Conklin Ave. Farmingdale N.Y. on Friday May11th ,2018 2-4 P.M.& 7-9 P.M. Firematic service @ 8 P.M. Funeral service @ Funeral Home on Saturday May 12 @10 A.M. Internment to follow at Amityville Cemetery 55 Harrison Ave. Amityville N.Y.
It is with deep regret that we announce the passing of Ex Captain and life member of this association Roger Combs of Patriot Hose Company #4, who passed away on April 14,2018 at the age of 89.Roger joined the Freeport Fire Department in December 1953, and served as a active member for 37 years. Our condolences go out to the Officers & members of Hose Co. #4,Friends & Family on their loss. Services will be held on Saturday April 21,2018 at the Turner F.H. Spring Hill, Florida, viewing 10-11 A.M.at 11 A.M. Service will be held followed by Military service at 12 noon. Roger WILL BE INTERNED @ FLORIDA HILLS CEMETERY IN SPRING HILL.
It is with deep regret that we announce the passing of former firefighter Keith R. Young member of this association, former and current associate member of Wide Awake Engine Co.#1,former member of Excelsior Hook & Ladder Co. #1. (Ret.) member of Ladder Co.158 of the F.D.N.Y. Who passed away suddenly on March 17,2018 at the age of 53. Our condolences to his daughters Kaley & Keira,his son Christian and to the family and friends of the Young family.Keith joined the Freeport Fire Department in April 1989 and served many years with the Department before becoming associate member of Engine Co. #1. Keith is being Cremated, and no wake is planned,but their will be a Funeral memorial Mass on Saturday March 24,2018,11 A.M.@ ST.FRANCIS DE CHANTEL PARISH 1309 Wantagh Ave. Wantagh, N.Y.
It is with deep regret that we announce the passing of firefighter Juan R. Encarnacion of Hose Company #2, who passed away suddenly on March 9,2018 at the age of 27. Our condolences to his parents, Mercedes and Damian, Brother Ramon, to the rest of his family, friends and the Officers and Members of Vigilant Hose Company #2.Juan joined the Freeport Fire Department in November 2012 and remained an active member until his death. Services will be held at the Hungerford &Clarke Funeral Home 110 Pine St. Freeport on Sunday March 11,2018 2-4 P.M. & 7-9 P.M. Department service at 8 P.M. Funeral Mass on Monday March 12,2018 at 9:45 A.M. At Our Holy Redeemer R.C. Church. Internment at Greenfield Cemetery.
It is with deep regret that we announce the passing of life member and firefighter Arthur E. Kaye of Hose Company 3, who passed away on January 15,2018 at the age of 95. Our condolences to his Daughters Virginia, Janis, Jodi, and the rest of his family, friends and the members of Bayview Hose Co, #3. Funeral Services to be held on Monday January 22,2018 in Frederecksburg, Va. Internment will be at Culpepper National Cemetery with full military Honors.