Bower Hill Volunteer Fire Department
Scott Township Fire District - Allegheny County Station 255
Photo Gallery - Funeral
for Chief Ron Cramer, May 4, 2004
Bower Hill Fire Chief Ron Cramer died of
from cancer on
April 29, 2004. Chief Cramer's funeral was held on May 4,
funeral procession from Bogan-Wolf Funeral Home in
Bridgeville to Mount
Lebanon Cemetary in Mt. Lebanon passed the Bower Hill fire
Chief 255 vehicle and Chief Cramer's gear were displayed in
Bower Hill Engine 255-3 served as the caisson. Bower
served as pallbearers.
Firefighters from Bower Hill provided an honor guard
of the chief's office.
Firefighters from throughout the South Hills offered
salute to Chief
Cramer as he was carried to the grave site. A military
provided military honors to the Vietnam War Veteran.
The Rev. John Yohe, who is himself a former Bower
conducted the graveside service.
A salute from firefighters and soldiers
The honor flag, symbol of the people Ron served in
presented to his family.
The Bower Hill Fire Department's Colors along with
of the Western
Pennsylvania Firemen's Association Honor Guard fly in honor
those who serve and have served.
The lone piper, long the symbolic herald of the
After the service, firefighters from the department
president to the
youngest junior members pause to remember and reflect.
For the firefighters of Bower Hill, life and service
offer our deepest sympathy to Chief Cramer's family and
thank them for
sharing him with us and the citizens of Bower Hill for so
|Photo Credits: Photos this page by Amy Haller, Ceil
and Keith Heckler, Bower Hill VFD Collection
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June 29, 2012