Funeral Notices

It is with great regret that we report the passing of the following personnel.

The Association offers it’s sincere condolences.


The Commissioner regrets to advise of the passing of 
2828 Retired District Officer Ron MURPHY,|
formerly of Ryde, Gladesville, Beecroft, Headquarters, Parramatta and Stanmore Fire Stations, 
on 20 July 2018. 
DO Murphy served from 1961 to 1991.

Funeral details to be advised.
Wednesday 25 July
1100 hours
St Patricks, Lithgow



The Commissioner regrets to advise of the passing of
 Retired Firefighter Leslie (Bruce) STONE
formerly a volunteer firefighter at Merrylands Fire Station from 1 November 1972 until 30 September 1976, 
on 13 July 2018.

A funeral service will be held as follows:
Friday, 20 July 2018
11.00am
Pinegrove Memorial Park
Great Western Highway
Minchinbury, NSW

Brigade members attending may attend in uniform and form a Guard of Honour should one be required.

Dress Code: 
Winter dress uniform, Peak Cap, Tie & Ribbons



The Commissioner regrets to advise of the passing of 
Senior Firefighter 2416 Bernard Horace HORAN 
formerly of Crow’s Nest ‘C’, Manly ‘C’, Mosman ‘C’, and Neutral Bay ‘C’ Fire Stations. 

Senior Firefighter Horan resigned 02/12/1966, after commencing at ‘Headquarters School’ 07/02/1958

A funeral service will be held as follows:
Friday 13 July 2018
1030hrs
St Kieran’s Church Manly Vale

Brigade members attending may attend in uniform and form a Guard of Honour should one be required.

Dress Code: Winter Dress uniform, Peak Cap, Tie & Ribbons



The Commissioner regrets to advise of the passing of 
former Retained Firefighter Stephen HARRIS (521387), 
formerly of Denman Fire Station, on 06/07/18. 

Funeral details will be distributed as they become available.



The Commissioner regrets to advise of the passing of 
1634 Retired District Officer Stanley Vivian GRUNSELL
formerly of Headquarters Fire Station, on 4 July 2018. 

Funeral details 
Family and friends of Stan are warmly invited to attend a Celebration of his Life
to be held in the Magnolia Chapel of Macquarie Park Crematorium,
Corner Delhi and Plassey Roads
North Ryde 
on Thursday, 12th July 2018 at 11.00 am

In lieu of flowers consider a donation to Starlight Children's Foundation



The Commissioner regrets to advise of the passing of 
269004 Firefighter Robert (Bob) DUN (Retired) 
of 269 Corrimal on 02/07/18.

Bob served with NSWFB from 1961 until 1995 and passed away residing in Tasmania. 

Funeral
Date: Friday 13 July 2018
Time: 1400 hours
Location: Corrimal Bowling Club,
43-47 Francis Street 
Corrimal NSW

Brigade members attending may attend in uniform.

Dress Code: Winter Dress uniform, Peak Cap, Tie & Ribbons



he Commissioner regrets to advise of the passing of
 retired Senior Firefighter 2135 Joseph ‘Joe’ HETHERINGTON
 formerly of 47 Station Revesby on Monday 2nd July, 2018. 

Joe joined the NSWFB on 18/05/1956 and retired on 29/04/1991.

A funeral service will be held as follows:
Thursday 12th July 2018
1100hrs
Saint Patricks Church, 
River Road, 
Revesby Heights

Brigade members attending may attend in uniform and form a Guard of Honour should one be required.

Dress Code: Winter Dress uniform, Peak Cap, Tie & Ribbons


The Commissioner regrets to advise of the passing of 
retired Station Officer 4036 William (Bill) DENOON
 formerly of Neutral Bay, Forestville and Avalon Fire Stations,
 on 2 July 2018. 
Funeral details will be distributed as they become available.


The Commissioner regrets to advise of the passing of 
4111 Station Officer David QUINLIVAN 
formerly of Newcastle Fire Station.

A funeral service will be held as follows:
Date: Monday 9th July
Time: 1130hrs
Location: James Murray, Broadmeadow 

Brigade members attending may attend in uniform and form a Guard of Honour should one be required.

Dress Code: Winter Dress uniform including Peak Cap, Tie & Ribbons



The Commissioner regrets to advise of the passing of
retired Station Officer Ross FERGUSSON (3915),
formerly of Lane Cove, Crows Nest, City of Sydney and Queanbeyan Fire Stations.

A memorial service will be held as follows:
22nd June, 2018
1030 hours
Queanbeyan Lawn Cemetery
Lanyon Drive Jerrabomerra NSW

Following the memorial service a wake will be held from 1200 hours
 at the Queanbeyan Tigers Club 30 Queenbar Road Queanbeyan

Brigade members attending may attend in uniform and form a Guard of Honour should one be required.

Dress Code: Winter Dress uniform including Peak Cap, Tie & Ribbons


The Commissioner regrets to advise of the passing of
 Michael CAHILL formerly the Commissioner’s driver 
on 02/06/18.

Funeral
Thursday
7 June 2018
09:30
West Chapel Woronora Memorial Park (Crematorium)
121 Linden St Sutherland

Brigade members attending may attend in uniform and form a Guard of Honour should one be required.

Dress Code: Dress uniform without galatea, Peak Cap, Tie & Ribbons



We have received information that retired Firefighter John BUCKLEY (2545) 
passed away yesterday Friday 1st June 2018.

Johns funeral service will be held at 
Simplicity Funerals
17 Florence Street
Tweed Heads NSW 2485
11:00 am on Friday 8th June 2018.



We have received information that Mr Lloyd LYON retired Fleet Manager 
has passed away. 

His funeral is to he held at the 
Mollymook Surf Life Saving Club 
on Thursday 31st May 2018 at 2pm.