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Local 1339 Notices » December 2003

12/22/03 Attention WFD Members

     It is with deep regret that we announce the passing of John Varanelli, father of Waterbury Fire Department Lieutenant Tom Varanelli, assigned to Engine 10 B Shift. Calling hours for John will be held today Monday December 22, 2003 4-8PM at Colasanto Funeral Home, 932 Bank Street in Waterbury. A funeral mass will be held for John on Tuesday December 23, 2003 9AM at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church followed by a burial at Calvary Cemetery.

12/19/03 Attention WFD Members

     This morning I sat down with a 2004 calendar and figured out the Waterbury Fire Department Local 1339 2004 Schedule. It is not official but you can view the schedule on the WFD Schedule page. I will check it against the official calendars when they are distributed. Please contact me if you spot any errors.

12/17/03 Attention WFD Members

     It is with deep regret that we announce the passing of Retired Waterbury FireFighter David Smith. Calling hours were held for David on Sunday December 14, 2003 3-6PM at Murphy Funeral Home in Waterbury. A funeral was held for David on Monday December 15, 2003 10:30AM at Saint Peter and Saint Paul Church followed by a burial with military honors at Calvary Cemetery.

     It is with deep regret we announce the passing of Retired Fire Driver Richard McDaniel. Richard served his country with the Marine Corp in the Vietnam war. He was the first black driver on the Waterbury Fire Department, serving for 29 years, retiring in 1998. Calling hours for Richard were held on Wednesday December 17, 2003 9-10:30AM at Mount Olive A.M.E. Zion Church in Waterbury. A funeral with Military Honors will be held for Richard on Wednesday December 17, 2003 11AM at the church followed by a burial at New Pine Grove Cemetery.

12/11/03 Attention WFD Members

     It is with deep regret that we announce the passing of John Seman, grandfather of Waterbury Fire Department FireFighter John Seman, assigned to Truck 3 C Shift. Calling hours for John will be held on Friday December 12, 2003 11AM at Honan Funeral Home, 58 Main Street in Newtown, Connecticut.

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