Past Springfield Twp. firefighters recalled at 19th annual ceremony
On yet another beautiful, sunny October afternoon, the Springfield Township Fire Department gathered alongside trustees, family and friends to honor eight former firefighters who served the township and passed away over the last year.
Memorialized at the October 10 ceremony were John P. Bailey, William O. Bennett, William C. Bennett, Brian De-Cair, George DeCair, Norman Fitsko, Michael Orrin and Gerald Williams.
The 19th annual ceremony, held in conjunction with Fire Prevention Week, opened with the presentation of colors by the Springfield High School JROTC, followed by the playing of the National Anthem.
Assistant Chief David Moore delivered the welcoming address thanking those who attended this year’s ceremony.
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