Obituaries in 2008

 Name & Division Died Status
Fire Fighter William J. McCarthy, Jr., Rescue 2January 4Active
Lieutenant Vincent P. Russell, Rescue 1January 9Active - Line of Duty
Lieutenant Paul V. Doherty, Engine 30January 12Retired
Fire Fighter Winthrop C. Hayward, Engine 30January 17Retired
Fire Fighter Richard L. Besse, Rescue 2January 22Active
Fire Fighter James D. Regan, Engine 16January 28Retired
Fire Fighter Robert P. Richardson, Fire BrigadeJanuary 28Retired
Fire Fighter Richard A. Powers, Haz Mat Unit H-3February 4Retired
Fire Fighter Donald G. Newell, Ladder 21February 4Retired
Fire Fighter Robert A. Steadman, Aide to the CommissionerFebruary 6Retired
Fire Fighter William G. Sullivan, Ladder 9February 10Retired
Fire Fighter Joseph Colella, Engine 8February 13Retired
Lieutenant Joseph A. Desmond, Ladder 28February 14Retired
Fire Fighter Francis A. Kane, Ladder 3February 16Retired
Fire Fighter Arthur S. Dolber, Engine 3February 23Retired
Lieutenant William F. Griffin, Fire PreventionFebruary 24Retired
Fire Fighter Carmen A. Campanaro, Engine 36February 29Retired
Fire Fighter John T. Trezzi, Ladder 30March 3Retired
Captain Richard J. Doyle, Jr., Engine 49March 11Retired
Captain John E. McLane, Engine 34March 11Retired
Lieutenant Robert T. Kilduff, Ladder 23March 13Active
Lieutenant Lester W. Monarch, Jr., Engine 18March 15Retired
Fire Fighter James F. Reardon, Jr., Engine 30March 27Retired
Working Foreman Edward J. Downs, Fire Alarm DivisionApril 2Retired
Fire Fighter John R. Luongo, Rescue 1April 4Retired
Fire Fighter Edward Homer, Maintenance DivisionApril 12Retired
Lieutenant Thomas L. Cushing, Ladder 9April 17Retired
Fire Fighter John J. Walsh, Engine 3April 19Retired
Captain Hilbert L. Smith, Engine 28April 21Retired
Fire Fighter William J. Mantville, Engine 45May 9Retired
Fire Fighter William G. Cudmore, Fire PreventionMay 14Retired
Lieutenant Edward B. Rist, Engine 56May 23Retired
Fire Fighter Albert J. Ferretti, Engine 51May 24Retired
Fire Fighter George McClosky, Ladder 7June 9Retired
District Chief Paul V. McCarthy, District 9June 19Retired
Fire Fighter Cornelius M. Keane, Engine 50June 30Active
Fire Fighter Francis P. Byrne, Rescue 2July 2Retired
District Chief John J. Hurley, Jr., Fire Investigation UnitJuly 14Retired
Lieutenant Bernard J. McTernan, Jr., Fire Investigation UnitJuly 18Retired
Superintendent Dennis B. Flynn, Maintenance DivisionAugust 16Active
Fire Fighter Daniel L. McDougall, Maintenance DivisionAugust 21Retired
Lieutenant Philip P. O'Donnell, Ladder 26August 22Retired
Fire Fighter Walter J. Conley, Marine UnitSeptember 7Retired
District Chief Norman F. Davidson, Jr., District 5September 7Retired
Fire Fighter John J. Bogue, Engine 25September 11Retired
Fire Fighter Edward F. Bachofner, Engine 30September 24Retired
Fire Fighter James T. Shea, Jr., Ladder 19September 25Retired
Lieutenant George F. Lee, Public Information OfficeSeptember 25Retired
Fire Fighter Norman L. Mayer, Ladder 20September 28Retired
Fire Fighter Robert J. O'Donnell, Engine 53October 11Retired
District Chief Charles L. Ryan, District 7October 18Retired
District Chief Raymond P. Morse, District 8October 19Retired
Fire Fighter Paul P. Loring, Tower Ladder 17October 21Active
Lieutenant Robert L. Powell, Engine 51November 25Retired
Fire Fighter Edward R. Yalmokas, Aide to the CommissionerNovember 26Retired
Fire Fighter Arthur M. Turk, Engine 34November 29Retired
Fire Fighter Daniel F. Harrington, Jr., Engine 32December 3Retired
Fire Fighter Edward P. Joyce, Ladder 1December 17Retired
Fire Fighter John P. Fallon, Engine 41December 22Retired