On Friday, February 3rd 2017, retired SMFD Fire Marshal Thomas K. Slattery passed. He worked for the SMFD from 11/16/1958 to his service retirement on 12/3/1989. He was 89 years old and is survived by his wife, Mary Rose.
Funeral Mass will be held on Monday, February 13th 2017 at St. Gregory's Catholic church at 10:30 am. Our thoughts and prayers are with Mary Rose and their family.
Congratulations to the Sandoval family! Kane Sandoval was born at 9:57 AM on 9/4/16. Kane and the Sandoval family are home and doing great!
Congratulations to the Lutticken family! Charlotte Catherine Lutticken was born at 1:54 am on 5/12/16 at Peninsula Hospital. She weighed 6 lbs 9 oz and was 19 in. long. Danielle and Charlotte are back home and doing great!
Thank you to all the members who participated in this year Toys for Tots drive. Special thanks to Josh McGurk for organizing another successful year. Toys for Tots is a great tradition and would not be possible without the support from our members and volunteers.
On October 7th 2015 there was a ceremony at Station 21 at 9:30am to dedicate SMFD's Memorial. Thanks to all members and retirees that attended this event. San Mateo Firefighters' Memorial Brick forms Click here
Our hearts and thoughts go out to the following members that lost love ones in 2015 and in 2014:Bernice O'Rourke Hiller, 84 years old, grandmother of Gino Lavezzo on November 19th 2015,
Vivienann Tonarelli Pianto, 83, mother-in-law of Matt Gruwell on July 28th 2015, Lorraine Dooley, 67 year old mother of Troy Dooley on May 16th 2015, Laura Baca, 63 year old mother of Patrick McKinney on March 1st 2015, Jim Galvin, grandfather of Tim Galvin, Robert Byron Koonze, 87 years old father-in-law of David Eitel, Juana A. Quijano, 93 grandmother of Manny Avalos; Harry Smith, 95, Debbie Tenbruggencate's father, Danny Sandoval, 69 father of Danny Sandoval on May 3rd 2014, Eleanor S. Barile, 97 mother of Jeff Barile on April 24th 2014, Bob Tyree, 75 father-in-law of Gino Fumagalli on February 2nd 2014; and Nancy Scott, 49 wife of Jim Scott on January 28th 2014.
It is with great sadness to report that the listed retirees have died:
Firefighter Peter McEntee August 29th 2016
Firefighter Harry J. Striegel August 22nd 2016
Firefighter Richard S. Olsson July 30th 2016
Firefighter John Von Almen May 16th 2016
Firefighter David L Daue May 16th 2016
Captain Dahl Waters May 6th 2016
Firefighter Rick Yee December 28th 2015
Firefighter Harold V McCarthy October 1st 2015
OES Director Patricia Jocius June 10th 2015
Captain William Drieslein May 14th 2015
Firefighter George A Dwyer April 14th 2015
Firefighter Paul Peart January 2nd 2015,
Assistant Chief Daryl Carpenter June 12, 2014,
Firefighter Stan Sederberg May 22, 2014,
Assistant Chief Elwayne Alexander April 10th 2014,
Capt. John Molinelli March 27th 2014,
Firefighter Walter Hudson January 27th 2014,
Our thoughts and prayers are with their families.
The Mission of the San Mateo Fire Fighters' Association
To foster unity and fellowship amongst its members
To enhance the public image of the Association and the profession of fire fighter
To safeguard the health and welfare of its members and their families
To maintain and improve the benefits, wages, and working conditions of its members
To improve the effectiveness of the Association in achieving these aims
Last Update: February 16th 2017 Created by: Chris Barile 126464 visits since July 11, 2003