Our hearts go out to our fallen brothers from Boston Fire Department. Visiting hours for Lt Walsh will be Tuesday, April 1 from 3-8 p.m. in St Patrick’s Church at 212 Main St. Watertown. A funeral Mass is scheduled for Wednesday, April 2, at 10:30 a.m. in St Patrick’s Church. The wake for FF Kennedy is scheduled to be held on Wednesday, April 2, from 2:30-8p.m. at the P.E. Murray Funeral Home at 2000 Centre St. West Roxbury. Kennedy’s funeral will be held on Thursday, April 3, at 11 a.m. at Church of the Holy Name at 1689 Centre St in West Roxbury.

***UPDATE***

Albany Fire is getting buses for both events on wednesday (one trip). We will meet at Home Dept on Central ave at 6:30am. If you would like to ride on the bus, you need to contact FF Levy by today with a firm commitment as a seat will be reserved and paid for by the association. If you do not sign up by today, you will likely not get a spot on the bus, and have to make other arrangements. Albany is expecting a head count as soon as possible as they are expecting a large turnout.

If you are planning to drive yourself either Wednesday or Thursday, the SPFA will reimburse mileage or fuel at the states rate. Fuel receipts will be required for reimbursement.

Again, contact FF Levy by today for a seat on the bus!

Chief & Chaplain Messages

Message from the Chief - Final message from retired Chief Michael J. Della Rocco III

This is a tough day for me, but a good day for our department. And for me, this is a day to say thank you. Thank you to all the fire chiefs and fire service professionals who are here today. …

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Message from the Chaplain - Going Forward after Grief and Loss

Like many of life’s passages, how we approach and deal with the loss of a loved one is as individual as each person. Even if we are not experiencing an immediate loss, most of us have lost family and friends…

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