Funeral Arrangements For 2 Detroit Fire Department Members Who Died While On Duty

Sgt. Vincent "Vinny" Smith, L-13 and Fireboat Capt. Walter Szelag

Funeral arrangements for two members of the Detroit Fire Department who passed away last week have been announced.

The two died in separate incidents just 2 days apart while on duty at two Detroit fire stations.

Related Story: Second Detroit Firefighter Death On Duty in 2 Days.

Last alarm information was issued by the Detroit Firemen’s Fund Association as follows:

Vincent H. Smith

ACTIVE Sergeant, Ladder 13
Lived: 02/06/1966 to 11/19/2015
Served: 08/10/1992 to 11/19/2015

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 Visitation: Friday, November 27, 2015
James H. Cole Home for Funerals – NW Chapel
16100 Schaefer Hwy., Detroit, MI 48235
Visitation is open from 9:00am to 9:00pm
(The Smith family will be at the funeral home
to receive guests from 4:00pm to 7:00pm)

 Service: Saturday, November 28, 2015
Family Hour: 10:00am
Funeral 11:00am
Greater Life Apostolic Church
5276 Tireman, Detroit MI 48204

Interment: Detroit Memorial Park – East
4280 E. Thirteen Mile Rd., Warren, MI


 

Walter R. Szelag

ACTIVE Captain, Fireboat
Lived: 11/07/1950 to 11/20/2015
Served: 05/08/2002 to 11/20/2015

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Memorial Visitation: Saturday, December 5, 2015 10:30 – 11:00am
St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church
7685 Grandville, Detroit, MI, 48228

Service: Saturday, December 5, 2015 11:00am
St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church
7685 Grandville, Detroit, MI, 48228

 

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  • Shaft

    REST-IN-PEACE My Brothers in Arms.

  • Edward Gregory

    TEAM GREGORY CHARITIES WILL DONATE A CROSS IN THEIR MEMORY TO THE FAMILIES OF THESE GREAT MEN. GONE BUT NEVER FORGOTTEN
    REST IN PEACE MY BROTHERS AS WE’LL TAKE IT FROM HERE

  • Edward Gregory

    TEAM GREGORY CHARITIES WILL DONATE A CROSS IN THEIR MEMORY TO THE FAMILIES OF THESE GREAT MEN. GONE BUT NEVER FORGOTTEN
    REST IN PEACE MY BROTHERS AS WE’LL TAKE IT FROM HERE

  • desperaddo

    PRAYERS FOR THESE FINE MEN AND THEIR FAMILIES!

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