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July 22, 2014
2 Line of Duty Deaths in Philadelphia, PA
Updated On: Apr 16, 2012

IAFF Local 22 has lost 2 firefighters in the line of duty - Lt. Robert Neary and FF Daniel Sweeney.

More details regarding this can be found on Local 22's website - iaff22.org.

Local 282 will be supplying the bus and would like to find out how many Buffalo Firefighters are interested in attending the wakes/funerals in Philadelphia.  The bus will be leaving Friday morning (approx 8 am) and will be returning late on Saturday/early Sunday Morning around 1 am.  If you are interested in attending, please email Terry LaRusch at tlarusch@buffalofirefighters.com.  More exact details will be released as we have them.

The union has arranged for a group rate of $119 per room with the Holiday Inn Historic District Philadelphia.  Just call 215-923-8660 and ask for the FIREFIGHTERS MEMORIAL block to book your room.

*** DEATH OF LIEUTENANT ROBERT NEARY


It is with deep regret that the Department announces the death of Lieutenant Robert Neary, assigned to Ladder 10, Platoon "C". Lieutenant Neary, a veteran with over 37 years of service, died in the line of duty Monday, April 9, 2012.


All off-duty officers and members are invited to attend the services in uniform. Uniform of the day will be Class "A" Dress, with blouse coat and cap.

*NOTE-ALL OUTSIDE FIRE DEPARTMENTS PLEASE PARK APPARATUS IN THE SOUTH BOUND LANES OF ACADEMY RD. BETWEEN COMLY & RED LION RD.

VIEWING AND MEMORIAL:

Friday, April 13, 2012
1600 Hours
Givnish Funeral Home
10975 Academy Road
Philadelphia, PA 19154

ADDITIONAL VIEWING:

Saturday, April 14, 2012
1700 Hours - 2000 Hours -PRIVATE

INTERMENT: PRIVATE

Members attending the viewing and memorial on Friday, April 13, 2012, who wish to be part of the formation will report to BC Michael Yaeger at 1430 hours in front of the Givnish Funeral Home. Archbishop Ryan High School will be available for the overflow parking.

*** DEATH OF FIREFIGHTER DANIEL SWEENEY


It is with deep regret that the Department announces the death of Firefighter Daniel Sweeney, assigned to Ladder 10, Platoon "C". Firefighter Sweeney, a veteran of almost 6 years of service, died in the line of duty on Monday, April 9, 2012, while on duty.


All off-duty officers and members are invited to attend the services in uniform. Uniform of the day will be Class "A" Dress, with blouse coat and cap.

VIEWING: Friday, April 13, 2012

1900 Hours - 2100 Hours
St. Cecilia's Church
535 Rhawn Street
Philadelphia, PA 19111
Saturday, April 14, 2012
0900 Hours - 1100 Hours
St. Cecilia's Church

SERVICE: Saturday, April 14, 2012

1100 Hours
St. Cecilia's Church
535 Rhawn Street
Philadelphia, PA 19111

INTERMENT: Saturday, April 14, 2012

Immediately following the Service
Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
4001 W. Cheltenham Avenue
Philadelphia, PA

Members attending the viewing and service on Saturday, April 14, 2012 who wish to be part of the formation will report to BC Albert Anderson at 0845 Hours in front of St. Cecilia's Church.

 


 
 
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