Remembering those HMVFA Members who have answered their final alarm:
ROBERT NEWTON Albany County
EIDA STOCKMAN HOOLEY (mother of Bruce Stockman, HMVFA Secretary), died June 13, 2017
CHARLES MEISWINKEL SR. Life Member, Chaplain Emeritus of HMVFA; Past President of Night Hawks, Saugerties Fire Dept.
FATHER JOHN H. FLANIGAN 50-Year Member, Past Chief and Commissioner of Slingerlands Fire Department
WILLIAM EDGAR WRIGHT, JR. Life Member and Financial Secretary Emeritus of HMVFA; Elsmere Fire Department Past 1st Assistant Chief; Delmar Fire Department Past Chief, Past President, and Board of Fire Commissioners Chairman
CHRISTOPHER JON HOWARD (son of Past President Dick Howard and Helen Howard) Honorary Member of Philmont Fire Company, Philmont Intruders/Bulldogs Drum Line owner and musician
ROBERT J. CRIEFELDS Past President, Past Secretary, Secretary Emeritus of HMVFA; Past Chief Eagle-Matt Lee Fire Co.
EDWIN J. MARTIN JR. Sanford W. Smith Hook & Ladder Company in Chatham
CHARLIE SHARON Nanuet Fire Department
RANDALL PARENT (son of Past President Theodore J. Parent, Sr. and the late Jennie Parent)
LYNNE McKAY West Sand Lake Fire Company
WILLIAM WOOD Ocean Fire Co. No. 1 in Chatham
TONY PAZZOLA Shaker Road Fire Department
TOM TRACY- South Glens Falls Fire Department
William " Bill" Buckmaster- December 7, 2019
It is with great sadness that we notice that passing of friend and mentor William "Bill" Buckmaster. Bill was a Past President of the Hudson Valley Volunteer Firemen's Association and was the current President of the Royal Order of Blue Vests. He will be greatly missed by everyone who knew him.
Mary Lou Nash- December 11, 2019
Mary Lou Nash was a Life Member of the Hudson Mohawk VFA Ladies Auxiliary. She was an Accounts Receivable Clerk for over 50 years at St. Mary's Hospital in Troy and retired in 1997. Mary Lou is missed by all who knew her.
Frank A. With- February 28, 2020
Frank A. With, father of Past President Thomas With, was a Past Chief , Past Assistant District Chief/Captain of the Fire Police, Past Commissioner (Secretary/Treasurer for 48 years) of the Selkirk Fire District. He was also a Charter member of Company #3 and a 66 year member of the Selkirk Fire Department.
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