Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs Memorial Service Form

Annually, at the OAFC Conference, a Memorial Service is held to honour the Chief Officers who have passed since the our last conference.

The home department will be offered the opportunity to lay the helmet at the service.  If no one is selected from the home department, the President or designate will appoint someone from the membership to act on behalf the home fire department.

This form can be used to submit name(s) for this year's Memorial Service.  The fire department contact named on this form will be notified prior to the event with further details.

If you have any questions or comments, please let us know.  On behalf of our members and the fire service, thank you for choosing to honour your fire service leaders.

The 2019 Memorial Service is on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 7:00pm, located at the Holiday Inn Toronto International Airport - Trillium Ballroom,970 Dixon Road, Toronto, Ontario.

Please note that the submission cut-off for the 2019 service is on April 12, 2019.   Any submissions received after that date will be recognized in the 2020 service.  Thank you.

Current list of those being memorialized at the 2019 service, as at March 31, 2019.

First Name of Deceased Last Name of Deceased Rank Name of Fire Department
Joseph Simon Fire Chief Brantford Fire Department
Ronald Haskins Fire Chief Montague Township
David Bell Fire Chief Perth Fire Department
Pete  Ens Fire Chief Saugeen Township Fire Department
Richard Brian Johnston Fire Chief Meaford & District Fire Department
George (BUD) Loney Fire Chief Montague Township Fire Department
Jack Karn Assistant Chief  Centre Wellington Fire & Rescue Services
Bruce  Fenton Chief Saugeen Shores Fire Department
Kevin  McIntyre Deputy Fire Chief West Lincoln Fire & Emergency Services 
Patrick  Bourguignon Fire Chief Schreiber Fire Department


A photo of the deceased will be used during the memorial service. Please provide a good quality image. Larger files can be emailed to events@oafc.on.ca