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
 retired Station Officer Terry HANCOCK (3966), 
formerly of Drummoyne, Silverwater, Wentworthville, Seven Hills and Kellyville Fire Stations,
 on Saturday 16th November 2019.  

Funeral details will be advised when they become available.


The Commissioner regrets to advise of the passing of 
former Firefighter Alan MORRIS
formerly of 505 Station Wyong, on Saturday 9th November 2019.

A Service of Celebration for Alan’s life will be held as follows:

Monday 18th November 2019, at 11:30 hours
Hillside Chapel
Palmdale Lawn Cemetery and Memorial Park
Palmdale Road
Palmdale, NSW 2478

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

Dress Code: Summer Dress Uniform, Peak Cap, Tie & Ribbons



The Commissioner regrets to advise of the passing of 
former Firefighter Barry FROST (255010), 
formerly of 255 Station Charlestown, on Friday 8th November 2019.

Barry is the father of Station Officer Chris Frost, of 516 Station Newcastle.

A Funeral Service will be held as follows:
Friday 15th November 2019, at 13:00 hours
James Murray Chapel
44 Blackall Street
Broadmeadow, NSW 2292

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

Dress Code: Summer Dress Uniform, Peak Cap, Tie & Ribbons



The Commissioner regrets to advise of the passing of 
Retired Senior Firefighter Andy COLE (5633), 
formerly Senior Instructor Country MS1, 
on Monday 11th November 2019. 

No contact with family or flowers at this time. 
Further details from Insp Russell Turner 0439 602 349, or Senior Firefighter Mick Johnsen 0417 439 172. 

Further details will be advised when they become available.



The Commissioner regrets to advise of the passing of 
Retired Senior Firefighter Wayne MARTIN (6339),
 formerly of 98 Station Cranebrook, on Monday 4th November 2019.

Wayne is the father of Firefighter Erin Martin, of 98 Station Cranebrook.

A Funeral Service will be held as follows:
Monday 11th November 2019, at 12:00 hours
Pinegrove Memorial Park - North Chapel
Kington Street
Minchinbury, NSW 2770

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

Dress Code: Summer Dress Uniform, Peak Cap, Tie & Ribbons



The Commissioner regrets to advise of the passing of 
former Firefighter Arthur Napier DONNELLY
formerly of 460 Station The Entrance, on Saturday 2nd November 2019.

A Funeral Service will be held as follows:
Thursday 7th November 2019, at 10:00 hours
Our Lady of the Rosary Church
239 The Entrance Road
The Entrance, NSW 2261

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

Dress Code: Summer Dress Uniform, Peak Cap, Tie & Ribbons


The Commissioner regrets to advise of the passing of 
retired Station Officer Michael “Mick” HOWARD (4971), 
formerly of 205 Station Armidale and the State Training College, 
on Sunday 20th October 2019.

A Service of Celebration for Mick’s life will be held as follows:
Friday 8th November 2019, at 13:00 hours
Rainbow Chapel
Rainbow Avenue
West Ballina, NSW 2478

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

Dress Code: Summer Dress Uniform, Peak Cap, Tie & Ribbons



The Commissioner regrets to advise of the passing of
 Retired Station Officer Howard INGESOLE (2484),
 on Saturday 26th October 2019.

A Celebration of Life will be held as follows:
Friday 1st November 2019, at 12:00 hours
Lake Macquarie Memorial Park
405 Cessnock Road
Ryhope, NSW 2283

A tribute page has been created, and those wishes to leave a tribute for Howard may do so utilising the following link;
https://www.jamesmurray.com.au/tribute-centre/tributes/#client/dfd73077-31d8-4bf0-9bf9-9d8fb30ffb31 

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

Dress Code: Summer Dress Uniform, Peak Cap, Tie & Ribbons



The Commissioner regrets to advise of the passing of 
former Firefighter Peter HAZELWOOD (9406), 
on Sunday 13th October 2019.

A Funeral Service will be held as follows:
Wednesday 23rd October 2019, at 14:00 hours
Menai Anglican Church
Broughton Place
Barden Ridge, NSW 2234

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

Dress Code: Summer Dress Uniform, Peak Cap, Tie & Ribbons



The Commissioner regrets to advise of the passing of 
retired Station Officer Edward “Ted” HONEY (2047), 
formerly of 50 Station Hornsby, on Saturday 19th October 2019.

A Funeral Service will be held as follows:
Monday 28th October 2019, at 10:00 hours
Manning Great Lakes Memorial Gardens
183 Pampoolah Road
Pampoolah NSW 2430

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

Dress Code: Summer Dress Uniform, Peak Cap, Tie & Ribbons



The Commissioner regrets to advise of the passing of 
retired Station Officer Michael HOWARD (4971), 
formerly of 205 Station Armidale and the State Training College, 
on Sunday 20th October 2019.

Funeral details will be advised when they become available.



The Commissioner regrets to advise of the passing of 
retired Firefighter Michael DURRANT (5839),
 on Saturday 28th September 2019.

A Funeral Service will be held as follows:
Friday 18th October 2019, at 11:00 hours
St Christopher’s Catholic Church
233 Tower Street
Panania, NSW 2213

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

Dress Code: Summer Dress Uniform, Peak Cap, Tie & Ribbons