Memorial Mass

 

The United Women Firefighters (UWF) annual memorial mass will be held on:

 

Monday, May 14th, 2018

10 am

St. Jude's Church

1677 Carnarsie Road

Brooklyn, NY 

 

The mass will honor the memory of all deceased FDNY women firefighters.  We have the mass at St. Jude's Church every year. All off-duty members and their families were invited to attend. Members are requested to attend in dress uniform.  

In Memoriam

In honor of the members of the United Women Firefighters. 

January 6, 2017

Ret. Firefighter Janet M. Horan

Appointed to the FDNY: 

September 1982

Assigned to:

Engine 237

February 26, 2015

Ret. Firefighter Jane F. Toohig

Appointed to the FDNY: 

September 1982

Assigned to:

Engine 283, Engine 304

May 6, 2014

Firefighter Lorraine Cziko

Appointed to the FDNY: 

September 1982

Assigned to:

Engine 303, Engine 291 

 

May 9, 2012 

Ret. Firefighter Susan Byrne

Appointed to the FDNY: 

November 1982

Assigned to:

Engine 93, Engine 39,

Engine 151

 

December 19, 2011

Firefighter Virginia A. Culkin-Spinelli

Appointed to the FDNY: 

September 1982

Assigned to:

Engine 226, Engine 329

Administrative Line of Duty Death due to World Trade Center illness

 

March 17, 2011

Ret. Firefighter Theresa M. Rogers

Appointed to the FDNY: 

September 1982

Assigned to:

Engine 332, Engine 330

September 27, 2009

Firefighter Joan R. Daley

Appointed to the FDNY: 

October 1983

Assigned to:

Engine 63, Bronx

Administrative Line of Duty Death due to World Trade Center illness

May 24, 2001

Ret. Firefighter Linore Simmond

Appointed to the FDNY: 

September 1982

Assigned to:

Engine 218, Brooklyn

Detailed to the Fire Safety Unit

May 9, 1996

Firefighter Catherine Green

Appointed to the FDNY: 

September 1982

Assigned to:

Engine 204, Brooklyn 

Administrative Line of Duty Death

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