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JUNE 25, 1949 - DECEMBER 15, 2014

It is with my deepest regrets to inform you off the passing of my best friend, the person who I have loved and care for 30 years and lived with, the person who I did everything with, Active/Life Member of the Berwyn Heights Volunteer Fire Department Cindy Friend. Cindy loss her battle with cancer Monday evening. She served as the Secretary of the Berwyn Heights Volunteer Fire Department since 1988. Her dedication and commitment to the Berwyn Heights family will not be forgotten.There will be a full fire department funeral on Friday at 12:00 noon at the Gary K Kaufman Funeral Home at Meadowridge Memorial Park at 7250 Washington Boulevard, Elkridge, MD. Burial will be at the Memorial Park after services A reception will be held  at The Anne Arundel County Fire Department union haa at 8684 Veterans Hwy in Millersville



Old quarters of Engine Co. 26

December 18, 1916 Captain Charles A. E. Watt of Truck 6 died of injuries he sustained from a fall off a step ladder while repairing a harness assembly in quarters.

December 18, 1957 Sgt. John Richards of Engine 20 died as a result of heart problems. His death was ruled a line of duty death.

December 19, 1954 Pvt Millard F. Coxen of Truck 16 died as a result of a heart attack while on duty. His death was ruled a line of duty death


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