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Local 1339 Notices » May 2003

5/28/03 Attention WFD Members

     It is with deep regret that we announce the passing of Edwin French, father of Waterbury Fire Department Captain Dan French, assigned to Engine 4 on the D Shift. Funeral services for Edwin will be held in Lady Lake, Florida.

5/19/03 Attention WFD Members

     It is with deep regret that we announce the passing of retired Waterbury FireFighter Robert Murphy. Robert was a 38 year veteran of the Waterbury Fire Department. He was a veteran of the Army and served during World War II. A mass will be held for Robert on Wednesday May 21, 2003 at St. Peter and Paul's Church in Waterbury. There are no calling hours.

5/14/03 Attention WFD Members

     A testimonial for Thomas Quinlan will be held Friday June 20, 2003 6:30PM at Villa Rosa Outdoor Pavillion on Farmwood Road in Waterbury. Thomas is the future son-in-law of Local 1339 President Pete Carozza. Donation: $30 Contact Pete at the Union Office for tickets.

5/8/03 Attention WFD Members

     It is with deep regret that we announce the passing of retired Waterbury FireFighter John 'Jack' O'Donnell Sr. Jack was a Navy veteran and served the Waterbury Fire Department 25 years from 1968-1993. Calling hours for Jack will be held Saturday May 10, 2003 10-11AM at Saint Marion's Church in Torrington. A funeral mass will be held at 11AM followed by a burial at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Watertown.

5/3/03 Attention WFD Members

     The flag-raising ceremony for Waterbury FireFighter Joe Bogdanski has been rescheduled for tomorrow Sunday May 4, 2003 11AM at Fire Headquarters. The flag will fly over Headquarters until Joe returns. Dress uniform is NOT required. Joe has been serving overseas in the United Arab Emirates for a couple months already. We hope to see him back before June.

5/1/03 Attention WFD Members

     Retired Waterbury FireFighter Dave Zdanis is getting married. A testimonial for Dave will be held Saturday May 17, 2003 at Spring Grove on Lakewood Road in Waterbury. Donation: $25 Contact Ralph Leone at Headquarters.

     A Local 1339 Assessment Vote to purchase the old Waterville Fire House for renovation into a Union Hall will be held on Tuesday May 13, 2003 3-7PM at the Waterville Fire House on Thomaston Avenue. Contact your officer for details of the assessment amount.

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