Legacy of Courage

Always Loved, Never Forgotten.

This page commemorates Ottawa Firefighters (active or retired), who have died following a career of serving the community with dedication and courage.

2019

Ronald Cummings
Ronald Cummings

Deceased: May 15, 2019

Rodney Kimberly
Rodney Kimberly

Born: Jul 16, 1936
Deceased: Mar 18, 2019

Maynard Benson
Maynard Benson

Deceased: Mar 2019

Richard Cossette
Richard Cossette

Born: Jul 12, 1949
Deceased: Mar 8, 2019

Jack Brabazon
Jack Brabazon

Deceased: Feb 23, 2019

Maynard Clarke
Maynard Clarke

Born: Feb 14, 1939
Deceased: Jan 7, 2019

2018

Donald F. Sangster
Donald F. Sangster

Deceased: Dec 28, 2018

Bernard Foley
Bernard Foley
Sidney Thomas Male
Sidney Thomas Male

Born: Nov 10, 1930
Appointed: Jul 17, 1953
Retired: Nov 30, 1990
Deceased: Nov 15, 2018

Donald White
Donald White

Born: Feb 7, 1950
Deceased: Oct 18, 2018

Tom Cavan
Tom Cavan

Deceased: Oct 6, 2018

Maurice St Denis
Maurice St Denis

Deceased: Oct 4, 2018

André Bergeron
André Bergeron

Born: Oct 04, 1936
Appointed OFD: Jun 20, 1955 
Resigned: May 06, 1962
Appointed GFD: May 07, 1962
Deceased: Oct 03, 2018

Michael Cole
Michael Cole

Deceased: Oct 2, 2018

Norman Green
Norman Green

Born: Jan 7, 1917
Deceased: Oct 2, 2018

Clancy Patrick Foubert
Clancy Patrick Foubert

Deceased: Sep 4, 2018

Mel O'Doherty
Mel O'Doherty

Born: Dec 1, 1936
Appointed: Aug 1, 1968
Retired: Dec 1, 1996
Deceased: Jul 30, 2018

John Carriere
John Carriere

Born: May 17, 1946
Appointed: Oct 04, 1967
Retired: 2016
Deceased: July 13, 2018

Percy D’Aoust
Percy D’Aoust

Born: Dec 01, 1923
Appointed: Oct 01, 1947
Retired: Dec 31, 1983
Deceased: Jun 25, 2018

Lou Sincennes
Lou Sincennes

Born: Oct 18, 1934
Appointed: Oct 01, 1956
Retired: Jul 29, 1992
Deceased: July 12, 2018

Gary Turner
Gary Turner

Born: Mar 20, 1956
Appointed: Sep10,1979
Retired: Aug 31, 2010
Died: Jun 16, 2018

Brent Edwards
Brent Edwards

Born: Mar 29, 1961
Appointed: Oct 13, 1998
Deceased: June 7, 2018

Maurice Gravelle
Maurice Gravelle

Born: Jul 20, 1928
Appointed: Nov 01, 1954
Retired: Aug 01, 1988
Deceased: Apr 1, 2018

Desmond Brownlee
Desmond Brownlee

Born: Feb 06, 1933
Appointed: Jun 07, 1954
Retired: Jul 07, 1990
Deceased: Mar 9, 2018

Gerry Albert
Gerry Albert

Born: Jun 11, 1938
Appointed: Nov 12, 1957
Retired: Dec 20, 1991
Deceased: Feb 22, 2018

Roy Snider
Roy Snider

Born: Nov 29, 1930
Appointed: Jun 01, 1948
Retired: Oct 22, 1989
Deceased: Feb 18, 2018

George Way
George Way

Born: Aug 26, 1935
Appointed: May 15, 1954
Retired: Jan 31, 1993
Deceased: Feb 16, 2018

Albert Lalonde
Albert Lalonde

Born: Feb 14, 1920
Appointed: Jun 02, 1947
Retired: Feb 29, 1980
Deceased: Jan 5, 2018

2017

Paul Nazen
Paul Nazen

Born: May 27, 1929
Appointed: May 01, 1953
Retired: May 31, 1989
Deceased: Dec, 4 2017

Darrell W. Nicholson
Darrell W. Nicholson

Born: Feb 14, 1941
Appointed: Jan 04,1960
Retired: Feb 28, 1997
Deceased: Dec 4, 2017

Edward H
Edward H

Born: Sep 14, 1944
Appointed Jan 08, 1969
Resigned Oct 25, 1985
Deceased: Oct.__ 2017

Bob Arbour
Bob Arbour

Born: Sep 11, 1938
Appointed: Aug 1, 1968
Deceased: Aug 30, 2017

Basil Warren
Basil Warren

Born: Oct 20, 1932 
Appointed: Jun 03, 1953
Retired: Jul 18, 1989
Deceased: Aug 29, 2017

Thomas Bayman
Thomas Bayman

Born:
Appointed:
Retired: 
Deceased: Aug 27, 2017

William
William "Bill" MUHLIG

Born: Feb 21, 1923
Appointed: Oct 16, 1947
Retired: Feb 28, 1983
Deceased: Aug, 2017

Gary Overall
Gary Overall

Appointed: Jun 16, 1969
Deceased: Jul 9, 2017

Roland Cléroux
Roland Cléroux

Born: Aug 21, 1944     
Appointed: Jun 14, 1965   
Retired: Feb 28, 1997  
Deceased: June 2, 2017

Denis Walsh
Denis Walsh

Born: Feb 14, 1955
Appointed: Feb 6, 1976
Retired: Feb 29, 2000 
Deceased: Feb 28, 2017

Ken Donoghue
Ken Donoghue

Born: 
Appointed: 
Retired: 
Deceased: Jan 02, 2017

Bob White
Bob White

Born: Jan 10, 1934
Appointed: Feb 03, 1958
Retired: Jan 31, 1994
Deceased: Jan 03, 2017

Lorne McPhail
Lorne McPhail

Born: Apr 6, 1944
Appointed: Jan 27, 1964 
Retired: Apr 30, 2004
Deceased: Jan 27, 2017

2016

Shawn Mathieson
Shawn Mathieson

Born: Jun 17, 1967
Appointed: Jun 4, 2001
Retired: Active
Deceased: Mar 03, 2016 (Deceased in a snowmobile accident.)

Doug Carruthers
Doug Carruthers

Born: May 18, 1922
Appointed: Jan 01, 1950 
Retired: May 31, 1982
Deceased: March 2016

Brian Scheffler
Brian Scheffler

Born: May 06, 1946 
Appointed: May 03, 1967
Retired: Feb 28, 1999 
Deceased: Apr 2, 2016

Gordie Paquette
Gordie Paquette

Born: Sep 28, 1928 
Appointed: Aug 05, 1952
Retired: Sep 30, 1988 
Deceased: May 05, 2016

Gerry Larkin
Gerry Larkin

Born: Sep 19, 1939 
Appointed: Dec 02, 1957
Retired: Nov 30, 1994 
Deceased: May 13, 2016

Leo Lafrance
Leo Lafrance

Born: Oct 10, 1925 
Appointed: Oct 01, 1947
Retired: Aug 15, 1970
Deceased: May 28, 2016

Gary Wallace
Gary Wallace

Born: May 15, 1936 
Appointed: Sep 01, 1956
Retired: Mar 04, 1996
Deceased: Jun 08, 2016

Charlie Lucas
Charlie Lucas

Born: Mar 21, 1934 
Appointed: Oct 31, 1955
Retired: Jul 03, 1992
Deceased: Jul 02, 2016

Paul Diguer
Paul Diguer

Born: Apr 02, 1941 
Appointed: Jan 04, 1960
Retired: Feb 20, 1994
Deceased: Jul 15, 2016

Gilles Crete
Gilles Crete

Born: Feb 22, 1961 
Appointed: May 02, 1988
Active: Captain
Deceased: Jul 25, 2016

Peter Collins
Peter Collins

Born: Jul 8, 1949
Appointed: Jan 30, 1974 
Retired: May 31, 2009
Deceased: Aug 30, 2016

Keith Janes
Keith Janes

Born: Jun 21, 1959 
Appointed: Nov 10, 1980
Early Medical: Sep 11, 1998
Deceased: Sep 21, 2016

John Marks
John Marks

Born: Aug 31, 1922 
Appointed: Jan 12, 1948
Retired: Aug 31, 1982
Deceased: Oct 10, 2016

Len Nicholson
Len Nicholson

Born: Nov 19, 1932 
Appointed: Nov 02, 1954
Retired: Nov 30, 1992
Deceased: Oct 28, 2016

Rolland Martel
Rolland Martel

Born: 1931.
Appointed: 
Retired: Nov 9, 1986
Deceased: Dec 10, 2016

2015

Tery Sinnott
Tery Sinnott

Born: 
Appointed: Jan 20, 1975
Retired: Jan 31, 2003
Deceased: Jan 02, 2015

Corey Lockridge
Corey Lockridge

Born: Oct 09, 1974 
Appointed: May 05, 2003
Retired: Active
Deceased: Jan 02, 2015

Harold Clark
Harold Clark

Born: Jan 29, 1945 
Appointed: Nov 1, 1958
Retired: Mar 5, 1981
Deceased: Feb 25, 2015

Robert Mullen
Robert Mullen

Born: Oct 29, 1939 
Appointed: Jan 04, 1960 
Retired: Mar 01, 1991
Deceased: Apr 04, 2015

Stan Hanson
Stan Hanson

Born: 
Appointed: 
Retired: 
Deceased: Mar 30, 2015
(Volunteer)

Brian Tosh
Brian Tosh

Born: Dec 28, 1946
Appointed: Nov 15, 1971
Retired: Dec 31, 2006 
Deceased: May 06, 2015

Donald Skemer
Donald Skemer

Born: Jun 09, 1932
Appointed: Nov 17, 1952
Retired: Jun 30, 1992
Deceased: May 23, 2015

Moe Labranche
Moe Labranche

Born: Jul 20, 1928
Appointed: Nov 01, 1954
Retired: Aug 01, 1988
Deceased: 2015

Ian Sprott
Ian Sprott

Born: Jun 17, 1949
Appointed: Nov 09, 1970
Retired: Jun 30, 2009 
Deceased: Jul 03, 2015

Keith Summers
Keith Summers

Born: Feb 01, 1936
Appointed: Aug 10, 1954
Retired: Jan 31, 1994
Deceased: Jul 26, 2015

Bill (William) Sherring
Bill (William) Sherring

Born: Jun 26, 1949
Appointed: Jul 24, 1972
Retired: Sep 25, 2012 
Deceased: Sep 01, 2015

Lorne Banning
Lorne Banning

Born: Apr 04, 1927
Appointed: Aug 18, 1952 
Retired: Apr 30, 1987
Deceased: Oct 11, 2015

Donald Stinson
Donald Stinson

Born: Jun 19, 1930
Appointed: Aug 18, 1952
Retired: Jun 04, 1974
Deceased: Nov 09, 2015

Randy Favell
Randy Favell

Born: Oct 15, 1949
Appointed: May 05, 1971 
Retired: May 31, 2001
Deceased: Sep 12, 2015

2014

Garry Baldry
Garry Baldry

Born: Aug 25, 1938
Appointed: Dec 2, 1957
Retired: Dec 31, 1995
Deceased: Feb 19, 2014

Robert Trudel
Robert Trudel

Born: Jul 02, 1927
Appointed: Nov 16, 1949
Retired: Jul 31, 1987 
Deceased: Mar 2014

Grant Wilson
Grant Wilson

Born: Mar 15, 1960
Appointed: Nov 10, 1980
Deceased: Apr 3, 2014

Alan Darling
Alan Darling

Born: Apr 15, 1952
Appointed: Jan 27, 1975
Retired: 2012
Deceased: Apr 4, 2014

Robert Alain
Robert Alain

Born: Oct 18, 1938
Appointed: Jan 04, 1960
Retired: Aug 15, 1994
Deceased: Apr 16, 2014

Gary Brennan
Gary Brennan

Born: Jan 28, 1937 
Appointed: Feb 03, 1958 
Retired: Jan 31, 1997 
Deceased: Apr 27, 2014

Neil Paquette
Neil Paquette

Born: May 22, 1981
Appointed: Nov 19, 2013
Active Rural F.F. 
Deceased: Jun 20, 2014
(Volunteer)

Milton Summers
Milton Summers

Born: Jul 22, 1930
Appointed: Apr 01, 1953
Retired: May 18, 1987
Deceased: Jul 30, 2014

Malcom Storey
Malcom Storey

Born: May 31, 1931
Appointed: 1948
Retired: 1996
Deceased: Aug 02, 2014 
(Volunteer)

Barry Gimour
Barry Gimour

Born: Jun 11, 1941
Appointed: Jan 04, 1960
Retired: Oct 31, 1998
Deceased: Aug 03, 2014

Megan Proulx
Megan Proulx

Born: Mar 28, 1990
Appointed: Nov 09, 2010
Resigned: Jul 15, 2013
Deceased: Aug 04, 2014
(Volunteer)

Phil May
Phil May

Born: Jun 28, 1927
Appointed: Aug 16, 1952
Retired: Jun 30, 1992
Deceased: Aug 5, 2014

John Story
John Story

Born: Oct 01, 1937
Appointed: 
Retired: 
Deceased: Sep 09, 2014 
(Volunteer)

Gordon Ball
Gordon Ball

Born: Dec 26, 1936
Appointed: Dec 03, 1956
Retired: May 08, 1989
Deceased: Sep 19, 2014

Dave Logan
Dave Logan

Born: Jan 28, 1934
Appointed: Dec 02, 1957
Retired: Feb 01, 1994
Deceased: Sep 18, 2014

Hertel Desjardins
Hertel Desjardins

Born: Sep 09, 1925
Appointed: Nov 16, 1948
Retired: Sep 30, 1985
Deceased: Oct 19, 2014

Charles Snider
Charles Snider

Born: Jun 24, 1929
Appointed: 
Retired: 
Deceased: Oct 22, 2014
(Volunteer)

Howard Maguire
Howard Maguire

Born: 
Appointed: 
Retired: 
Deceased: Nov 09, 2014
(Volunteer)

Tim McMullin
Tim McMullin

Born: Dec 08, 1953
Appointed: Jan 10, 1977
Retired: Nov 30, 2007
Deceased: Nov 18, 2014

Harry Dupont
Harry Dupont

Born: Sep 02, 1934
Appointed: Jan 25, 1955
Retired: Sep 30, 1994
Deceased: Dec 03, 2014

2013

Brian McLean
Brian McLean

Born: Jun 10, 1946
Appointed: Jan 20, 1975
Retired: Feb 29, 2008
Deceased: Jan 23, 2013

Warner Bradley
Warner Bradley

Born: Jan 16, 1938
Appointed: Sep 5, 1961
Retired: Sep 30, 1996
Deceased: Jan 27, 2013

Kenneth Sullivan
Kenneth Sullivan

Born: Oct 1, 1932
Appointed: Feb 3, 1958
Retired: Oct 31, 1992
Deceased: Mar 6, 2013

Tom Regan
Tom Regan

Born: Sep 16, 1926
Appointed: Nov 20, 1950
Retired: Jul 8, 1984
Deceased: May 13, 2013

Conrad (Connie) Gagnon
Conrad (Connie) Gagnon

Born: Sep 12, 1943
Appointed: Nov 1, 1965
Retired: Apr 18, 1979
Deceased: May 17, 2013

Gary McSorley
Gary McSorley

Born: Dec 28, 1934
Appointed: May 16, 1957
Retired: Sep 30, 1994
Deceased: May 31, 2013

Mike Gendron
Mike Gendron

Born: Sep 15, 1960
Appointed: Jun 11, 1984
Deceased: Jul 31, 2013
Active member

Rolly Bourgeault
Rolly Bourgeault

Born: Jun 8, 1925
Appointed: Nov 16, 1949
Retired: Jun 30, 1985
Deceased: Oct 10, 2013

Earl Workman
Earl Workman

Born: Jun 17, 1948
Appointed: Apr 4, 1977
Retired: Aug 1, 2004
Deceased: Oct 31, 2013

Thomas Carrigan
Thomas Carrigan

Born: Nov 10, 1933
Appointed: Jul 03, 1956
Retired: Aug 27, 1992
Deceased: Nov 18, 2013

2012

Ivan Warnock
Ivan Warnock

Born: Jan 17, 1925
Appointed: Aug 01, 1947
Retired: Nov 05, 1982
Deceased: Jan 26, 2012

Orville Church
Orville Church

Born: May 18, 1927
Appointed: Oct 30, 1950
Retired: May 31, 1987
Deceased: Mar 01, 2012

Frank Chapman
Frank Chapman

Born: Jun 29, 1931
Appointed: Aug 05, 1952
Retired: Jun 30, 1991
Deceased: Mar 02, 2012

George Aubrey
George Aubrey

Born: Nov 14, 1933
Appointed: Oct 26, 1953
Retired: Nov 4, 1990
Deceased: May 29, 2012

Paul Herweyer
Paul Herweyer

Born: Dec 11, 1955
Appointed: Aug 6, 1982
Retired: Sep 31, 2003
Deceased: Jun 2, 2012

Michael Pope
Michael Pope

Born: Apr 20, 1949
Appointed: Mar 29, 1971
Retired: Mar 31, 2006
Deceased: Jun 11, 2012

Barry Quinn
Barry Quinn

Born: Aug 5, 1955
Appointed: Sep 28, 1981
Deceased: Jun 16, 2012
Active member

Bob Rainboth
Bob Rainboth

Born: Jul 24, 1933
Appointed: Sep 27, 1954
Retired: Mar 2, 1992
Deceased: Jul 24, 2012

George Williams
George Williams

Born: Feb 28, 1937
Appointed: Jan 4, 1960
Retired: Sep 30, 1968
Deceased: Sep 1, 2012

Maurice Martel
Maurice Martel

Born: Nov 21, 1938
Appointed: 1972
Retired: 
Deceased: Dec 2, 2012

2011

Bill Lowry
Bill Lowry

Born: Nov 22, 1945
Appointed: Feb 19, 1968
Med Ret: Feb 26, 1994
Deceased: Jan 19, 2011

Douglas Henwood
Douglas Henwood

Born: Nov 14, 1958
Appointed: Sep 22, 1979
Amal. with Ottawa Jan. 1, 2000
Deceased: Feb 23, 2011

Mel Maxwell
Mel Maxwell

Born: Dec 4, 1941
Appointed: Feb 11, 1963
Retired: Aug 31, 1997
Deceased: Apr 11, 2011

Louis Martin
Louis Martin

Born: Mar 3, 1924
Appointed: Oct 1, 1946
Retired: Jul 31, 1981
Deceased: Apr 30, 2011

Louis Paquette
Louis Paquette

Born: Jun 15, 1940
Appointed: Nov 9, 1964
Amal with Ottawa July 1, 1985
Retired: Oct 26, 1999
Deceased: May 1, 2011

James Kearns
James Kearns

Born: Dec 26, 1934
Appointed: Nov 21, 1956
Retired: Nov 18, 1985
Deceased: Jun 16, 2011

Maynard (Dutch) Munro
Maynard (Dutch) Munro

Born: Jun 25, 1929
Appointed: Nov 03, 1952
Retired: Feb 15, 1986
Deceased: Dec 27, 2011

Gerry McKinnon
Gerry McKinnon

Born: Feb 2, 1942
Appointed: Dec 4, 1967
Retired: Feb 28, 2002
Deceased: Aug 16, 2011

Robert (Zeke) Fraser
Robert (Zeke) Fraser

Born: Aug, 1939
Appointed: Jan 4, 1960
Retired: Sep, 1992
Deceased: Sep 6, 2011

David Port
David Port

Born: Jun 25, 1946
Appointed: Dec 2, 1974
Retired: Jun 30, 2006
Deceased: Sep 20, 2011

Gordon Cummings
Gordon Cummings

Born: Feb 23, 1927
Appointed: Sep 01, 1949
Retired: Feb 28, 1987
Deceased: Sep 22, 2011

Brian Butler
Brian Butler

Born: Sep 22, 1939
Appointed: Jan 4, 1960
Retired: Jan 31, 1995 
Deceased: Oct 8, 2011

2001-2010

2010

Lou Belair
Donald Jones
Patrick John Carroll
Albert Cousineau
Rick Thompson
Jean-Paul Frechette
Sterling Howie

2009

Keith Brownlee
Bob Rowlee
John Cardinal
Maurice Sarazin
Bob Thibault
Raymond Thomas
Jason Minogue
Thomas Neil
Tom Toner
Wilfred Parent
Jim Van Egmund
Neil S Warren

2008

William Albert Brayton
Cecil Jessiman
James William Butler
Jack Keith O’Neil
Don Cathcart
Frank Quinn
Wesley (Red) Chatterton
Douglas Roemmele
Mike Dryburgh
John F. Sirett
Alfred Gallant
Ed Tremblay
Francis Gooch
Keith Tucker

2007

Dante Aiello
Alan W. Fetherstonhaugh
Gord Ambroise
Ted Heffernan
Gary Caron
Everett Rea
Fred Collins
Marcel Rocque
Maurice Courville
Keith Simpson
Glen Craig
John Patrick Smith
Dave Edmond
John Trethowan

2006

Frank Foley
Lewis Edward Moreau
Lorne Hicks
John Mulligan
Paul Lemieux
Ben Needham
Charlie McBride
Dick Parsons

2005

Henry Aldrick
Chick Hache
Terry Bowes
Gary Richardson
Cecil Fields
Maurice Villeneuve

2004

Bruce Anderson
Brian Marks
Basil Borutski
Jimmy McLeod
Jonathon Brunette
Paul Mongeon
Stewart O. Carr
Bill Nash
Stan Currans
Duffy O’Connor
George Hodgins
Ron Poulton
Fern Longchamps
Louie Rockburn
Herbie Love
Thomas St. Julien

2003

Paul Brisbois
Frank Murphy
Ian Downes
Andy Renaud
Ron Fitzpatrick
Leo Rooney
Louis Housson
Fred Saylor
George Maxwell

2002

Denny Callahan
Charlie Lawrence
Trevor Carrigan
Emmet O’Connell
Ken Cunningham
Clarence Row
Blair Finley
Ernie Spence
Bob Lambert
Pinky St. Germain

2001

Jack Aubry
Ron Halpin
Brian Baskerville
Lloyd Jenkins
Gerry Dixon
Taylor Quinn
Joe Foster