[MO Fire Funeral Announce] Craig Shormas, Monarch FPD
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Fri Apr 24 09:33:26 EDT 2020
Monarch Fire Protection District Funeral Notification
It is with great sadness that the Monarch Fire Protection District and IAFF
Local 2665 announce the death of Engineer Craig Shormas, who died on April
Engineer Shormas served the Monarch Fire Protection District for 19 years
and the Maryland Heights Fire Protection District for 12 years prior.
Engineer Shormas is survived by his loving wife Shelli, daughter Sarah and
son-in-law Jordan Cechin, daughter Sophia and son-in-law Luke Greenemay,
daughter Madeline Shormas, granddaughter Andie Greenemay, soon-to-be born
grandson Leo Steven Chechin, sister Lori Kieffer, and parent's Joseph &
Visitation will be held from 1600-2000 on Sunday April 26th, 2020 and from
0800-1100 on Monday April 27th, 2020 at Kutis Funeral Home, 10151 Gravois
Rd., Afton, MO 63123.
Casket vigil honors will be afforded in limited scope due to current
regulations and all vigil positions are covered. In accordance with St.
Louis County directives, a limit of 9 individuals may be inside the
visitation at a time. We are asking that all firefighters wishing to pay
respects to Engineer Shormas give preference to family and close friends
prior to requesting entrance.
In lieu of a uniformed member walkthrough, a procession of fire apparatus
will be staged at the Afton Ice Rink 10300 Gravois Road, St. Louis, Missouri
63123 on April 27th, 2020. At approximately 2000, all staged apparatus will
drive in procession from the Afton Ice Rink past Kutis Funeral Home in view
of the Shormas family. Please contact the Apparatus Staging Manager if you
plan to participate.
Following the visitation on April 27th, 2020 from 0800 to 1100, a procession
of fire apparatus will lead Engineer Shormas and family from Kutis Funeral
Home past St. Paul Cemetery at 7600 South Rock Hill Road, St. Louis,
Missouri 63123 where he will receive full honors in a private ceremony. All
outside agency apparatus will continue past the cemetery and return to
service following the procession. All agencies wishing to participate in the
procession should contact the Apparatus Staging Manager and plan to stage at
The Afton Ice Rink by 1015 on April 27th, 2020.
A celebration of life ceremony will be arranged in coming months that will
afford all firefighters an opportunity to honor Engineer Shormas. Details
will follow when appropriate.
***ALL ST. LOUIS COUNTY DIRECTIVES WILL BE MAINTAINED BY ALL PARTICIPANTS
FOR THE DURATION OF THE VISITATION AND FUNERAL***
Apparatus Staging Manager: Dave Schmitt (636) 221-2092
Memorials in honor of Craig Shormas can be made to Supporting Heroes at
www.supportingheroes.org <http://www.supportingheroes.org> .
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