• Retired Stamford Firefighter Robert (“Willy”) Ernest Pilcher Has Passed Away

    By Published On: August 11, 2020Categories: Member NewsViews: 4

    Retired Firefighter Willy Pilcher It is with deep regret that the Stamford Fire Department announces the death of retired Firefighter Robert (“Willy”) Ernest Pilcher of Darien, CT. Willy passed away peacefully on August 8, 2020 following a brief illness.  Born in Stamford on April 24, 1929 to the late Ernest and Caroline Pilcher, Bob grew [...]

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  • Retired Captain James Bailey Has Passed Away

    By Published On: August 11, 2020Categories: Member NewsViews: 6

    Retired Captain James Bailey It is with deep regret that the Stamford Fire Department announces the passing of Retired Captain James Patrick Bailey. Jim, age 73, of Stamford passed away at his home on August 1, 2020. Jim was born on August 26, 1946 to Jennie and James Bailey of Stamford CT. Jim is survived [...]

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  • Retired Firefighter Raymond Knebel Has Passed Away

    By Published On: June 3, 2020Categories: Member NewsViews: 4

    Firefighter Raymond Knebel It is with deep regret that the Stamford Fire Department announces the passing of Firefighter Raymond Peter Knebel at the age of 93. Ray was a lifelong resident of Stamford, a devoted husband, father, grandfather, firefighter and friend to all. He passed away peacefully on May 30, 2020. He was born in [...]

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  • Retired Firefighter Michael (Mickey) Bruce Coppola Has Passed Away

    By Published On: January 1, 2020Categories: Member NewsViews: 3

    Michael Bruce Coppola It is with deep regret, that the Stamford Fire Department announces the passing of retired Stamford Firefighter Michael (Mickey) Bruce Coppola. Mickey, age 89 of Lake Worth, Florida formerly of Stamford, Connecticut passed away peacefully on December 22, 2019.  He was the son of the late Philomena and Michele Coppola who immigrated [...]

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  • Retired Fire Captain John M. Kotosky Has Passed Away

    By Published On: November 16, 2019Categories: Member NewsViews: 2

    It is with deep regret, that the Stamford Fire Department announces the passing of retired Fire Captain John Kotosky. At Stamford High School, John played varsity football as an offensive and defensive tackle. In his senior year, he was co-captain of the team. John was named "Best Athlete, Class of 1946" and "Honorable Mention on [...]

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  • Fredric Carl Padgett Sr.

    By Published On: October 9, 2019Categories: Member NewsViews: 5

    It is with deep regret that the Stamford Fire Department announces the passing of retired Fire Lieutenant Fredric Carl Padgett. Sr.. Fred passed away peacefully on October 5, 2019 in Stamford at the age of 81. Fred was born on December 26, 1937 in Stamford's West Side to the late Fredric Padgett and Violet Vacca [...]

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  • Retired Firefighter Walt Smith Has Passed Away

    By Published On: July 5, 2019Categories: Member News, UncategorizedViews: 1

    Firefighter Walter Smith It is with deep regret that the Stamford Fire Department announces the passing of Walter (Walt) E. Smith. Water was a lifelong resident of Stamford, passed away at Norwalk Hospital on Sunday, June 30, 2019. Born in Stamford on July 31, 1930, Walt was one of two sons born to the late [...]

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  • Retired Stamford Firefighter Charles Haggerty Has Passed Away

    By Published On: June 24, 2019Categories: Member NewsViews: 6

    Firefighter Charles Haggerty It is with deep regret that the Stamford Fire Department announces the passing of retired Firefighter Charles Haggerty Charley was born on February 25, 1933, in Stamford, CT. He passed away June 18, 2019, at Hospice House in Sarasota, Florida leaving behind his wife, Jean DeLeo Haggerty of 65 years.  He also [...]

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  • Firefighter James “Jim” Grabowski Has Passed Away

    By Published On: April 25, 2019Categories: Member NewsViews: 7

    Firefighter James Grabowski It is with deep regret that the Stamford Fire Department announces the passing of Stamford Firefighter James Grabowski. James “Jim” Francis Grabowski, 67, a longtime member of the Stamford community and firefighter passed away peacefully, on April 22, 2019, with his family by his side. Jim was born in Stamford on January [...]

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