LODD Driver/Operator Daryl E. Gordon, March 26, 2015
It is with deepest regret and sorrow to report the line-of-duty death of Driver/Operator Daryl E. Gordon of IAFF Local 48 - Cincinnati, Ohio. Brother Gordon, 54, passed away on Thursday, March 26, 2015 from a fall during rescue at a fire. The Visitation will be held on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 from 3:00 to 7:30 p.m. at the Duke Energy Convention Center, 525 Elm Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202, (513) 419-7300. Parking garages and street parking is available throughout the city. The Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Peter in Chains Cathedral, 325 W. 8th Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202. The interment will be held immediately after the funeral service at Oak Hill Cemetery, 11200 Princeton Park, Cincinnati, Ohio. There is limited parking, so transportation to and from the cemetery will be provided for uniformed fire fighters. After the Cemetery Service, a Celebration of Life will take place at the Duke Energy Convention Center. Direct any questions regarding funeral or lodging to IAFF Local 48 at the Union Office 513-241-3541. To make donations to the Gordon family, go to Local 48 website at www.iaff48.org. Other expressions of sympathy or condolences for the family or the local can be sent to IAFF Local 48, 1011 W. 8th Street, Cincinnati, OH 45203-1205
It is with deepest regret and sorrow to report the line-of-duty death of Captain Rick D. Winship of IAFF Local 781 - Independence, Missouri. Brother Winship, 54, passed away on Thursday, March 26, 2015 from esophageal cancer. The Visitation will be held on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Speaks Suburban Chapel, 18020 East 39th Street, Independence, Missouri 64055, (816) 373-3600. The Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, April 2, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. at Stone Church Community of Christ, 1012 W. Lexington Avenue, Independence, Missouri. The family has requested the Local 781 Honor Guard only and no large Fire Department Procession at the Memorial Service. The family has requested donations in lieu of flowers be sent to IAFF Local 781 Good & Welfare Corp., 320 E. Pacific Avenue, Independence, MO 64050. Other expressions of sympathy or condolences for the family or the local can also be sent to IAFF Local 781 at address above or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cincinnati Firefighter Daryl Gordon dies after fall down elevator shaft
Cincinnati Firefighter Daryl Gordon, 54, died this (Thursday) morning after failing down an elevator shaft at a four-alarm fire. The 11:00 a.m. briefing by city and union officials is immediately below.
It is with deepest regret and sorrow to report the line-of-duty death of Fire Fighter Adam C. Franco of IAFF Local 1314 - Fall River, Massachusetts. Brother Franco, 32, passed away on Monday, March 16, 2015 from brain cancer. Visitation will be held on Thursday, March 19, 2015 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the Waring-Sullivan Home of Memorial Tribute at Cherry Place, 178 Winter Street, Fall River, Massachusetts 02720, (508) 676-1933. The Funeral Service will be held on Friday, March 20, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at Holy Name Church, 709 Hanover Street, Fall River, Massachusetts. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his honor may be made to Chip Strong, 17 Fernwood Circle, Swansea, MA 02777 or to the Fall River Firefighters Wives Association, P.O. Box 423, Somerset, MA 02726. Other expressions of sympathy or condolences for the family or the local can be sent to IAFF Local 1314, P.O. Box 9607, Fall River, MA 02720-0011 or emailed to email@example.com.
It is with deepest regret and sorrow to report the line-of-duty death of Lieutenant Eric Sondeen of IAFF Local 2086 - Littleton, Colorado. Brother Sondeen, 61, passed away on Wednesday, March 4, 2015 from prostate cancer. A Celebration of Life will be held on Friday, March 20, 2015 from 3:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Red Rocks Amphitheater, 18300 W. Alameda Parkway, Morrison, Colorado 80401, (720) 865-2494. Expressions of sympathy or condolences for the family or the local can be sent to IAFF Local 2086, P.O. Box PO Box 620786, Littleton, CO 80162-0786 or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
LODD Captain John R. Graziano, Sr., March 13, 2015
It is with deepest regret and sorrow to report the line-of-duty death of Captain John R. Graziano, Sr. of IAFF Local 854 - Uniformed Fire Fighters of New York. Brother Graziano, 63, passed away on Friday, March 13, 2015 from pancreatic cancer as a result of responding at the World Trade Center. He was laid to rest on Wednesday, March 18, 2015. Expressions of sympathy or condolences for the family or the local can be sent to IAFF Local 854, 225 Broadway, Suite 401, New York, NY 10007-3001 or emailed to email@example.com.
Brothers and Sisters, Local 27 is fully engaged in the political process to protect and support you, your family, and public safety. Our American democratic process relies on citizens and organizations for elections and for governance. Local 27 informs and supports candidates and elected officials on all issues related to fire fighters and public safety including: health and safety, training, equipment, department policies, compensation, benefits, retirement, staffing, response times, service levels, hazards, etc. Local 27, the WSCFF, and the IAFF rely on your voluntary financial contributions to fund these efforts. Many members already do their part and contribute, but many still do not. If you have not yet signed up for the Local 27 SAFEPAC or the WSCFF Fastpac, or the IAFF Firepac, please follow the link below to get started now. Thank you.
Kenny Stuart President Seattle Fire Fighters Union IAFF Local 27