Fire Fighter Ed Cosgrave (Green Township Fire Protection District)

It is with deep regret that the Green Township Fire Protection District (5 miles west of Chillicothe, MO on 36 Hwy) announces the Line of Duty Death of Fire Fighter Ed Cosgrove a 11-year veteran of the fire department. Ed died after suffering a medical emergency while fighting a vehicle fire.

Ed was born in Chillicothe, Missouri on February 2, 1963. He is survived by his long-time companion, Thyrra Gillihan; one brother, Johnny Cosgrove; two sisters, Lina Berten and Amie Pierson; and several nieces and nephews. He was proceeded in death by his parents.

Visitation:

Visitation will be held from 6PM – 8PM Wednesday July 27, 2016 at the Lindley Funeral Home, 910 Washington Street, Chillicothe, Mo. 64601 Uniformed Members walk-through will occur at 7:30PM.

Members wishing to stand casket vigil in honor of Ed should contact Eric Reeter via email at ereeter@chillicothecity.org or via phone at 660-646-8147.

Funeral:

Funeral Services with full firefighter honors will be held 10AM Thursday July 28, 2016 at Lindley Funeral Home, 910 Washington Street, Chillicothe, Mo. 64601

Honor Guards are being requested and should contact Eric Reeter via email at ereeter@chillicothecity.org or via phone at 660-646-8147.

Apparatus for the procession is being requested. If you agency is bringing any emergency apparatus, please contact Michael Smith via email at msmith@chillimopd.org or via phone at 913-548-5737.

A funeral procession will travel from the funeral home to the Green Township Fire Protection District, 402 Throop, Utica Mo. where firefighter honors will be completed. Private inurnment will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Green Township Fire Protection District

Assistant Chief Todd Hartlein, Matthews Mo Volunteer Fire

LODD

The Matthews Volunteer Fire Department regretfully announces the Line of Duty Death of Assistant Chief Todd Hartlein.

Assistant Chief Hartlein died after suffering a medical emergency within 24 hours of an emergency response.

Funeral Services for Assistant Chief Hartlein will be held from 2PM Saturday August 27th, 2016 at the Ponder Funeral Home, Sikeston MO. Visitation will be held from 11AM until the time of service.

Burial will follow at the Matthews Cemetery, Matthews Mo.

Jim Toohey, Retired, Crestwood Fire Dept

Retired Fire Equipment Specialist Jim Toohey, a 28year veteran of the Crestwood Fire Department, passed away on ThursdayAugust 25, 2016 after a long illness.  Jim enjoyed 19 years of retirement with his wife Linda and four sons always by his side.

 

All services will be held @ Kutis Funeral Home-South County5255 Lemay Ferry Road, St. Louis, Missouri, 63129.  Visitation will be held on Monday, August 29from 4-8 p.m. and a Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday, August 30 at 11 a.m. 

 

Honor Guard-Casket Vigil is requested by the family on Monday from 4-7:30 p.m. with a firefighter walk-thru 7:30 p.m.

 

Please Contact Chief Dave Oliveri @ (314) 729-4740with questions.