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Local 1339 Notices » February 2004

2/17/04 Attention WFD Members

Local 1339 Political Action Alert

     Connecticut Governor John Rowland will be trying to eliminate Collective Bargaining and Binding Arbitration in Hartford on Thursday February 26, 2004. Local 1339 will be sponsoring 2 buses to leave the Hamilton Avenue Commuter Lot in Waterbury at 10AM to lobby in Hartford (don't forget to wear dress blues) and return to Waterbury at 4PM with the second bus possibly returning at 6PM. Any other local departments who would like to 'Get on the Bus' please contact Local 1339 Offices at (203) 574-5668.

2/16/04 Attention WFD Members

     It is with deep regret that we announce the passing of John Crouthamel, infant son of Waterbury FireFighter Jack Crouthamel and his wife Elizabeth. There will be no calling hours and the funeral services will be private.

2/2/04 Attention WFD Members

     It is with deep regret that we announce the passing of Retired Waterbury Deputy Chief Edward Groody. Edward retired in 1975 after 32 years of service. Edward's three sons all attained the rank of chief officer in the Waterbury Fire Department. Calling hours will be held for Edward on Tuesday February 3, 2004 5-8PM at Stokes Funeral Home. A funeral will be held for Edward on Wednesday February 4, 2004 (time tba) at Saint Patrick's Church with military and fire department honors at New Saint Joseph's Cemetery.

     It is with deep regret that we announce the passing of Alice Attardo, mother of Waterbury Dispatcher Al Attardo. A wake will be held for Alice on Wednesday February 4, 2004 4-8PM at Dougherty Brothers Funeral Home in Plainfield. A funeral will be held for Alice on Thursday February 5, 2004 at Saint John's Church in Plainfield.

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