CHIEF KEVIN M. SHEA FIREMATIC PARTICIPATION AWARD

This award is named in honor of Chief Kevin M. Shea who suffered a Line of Duty Death in January 2004. We are proud of the Elsmere Firefighters that been honored in Chief Shea’s memory since 2005. Each recipient is listed below.

Wayne R Johnson

2016

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The 2016 Chief Kevin M Shea Participation Award was presented to longtime member Wayne R Johnson....


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Joseph M. Catalano

2015

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Congratulations to Joseph M. Catalano, recipient of the 2015 Chief Kevin M. Shea Participation Award.


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William J. Yates

2014

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Congratulations to Firefighter William J. Yates, this year's recipient of the Kevin M. Shea Firematic Participation Award.


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Past Chief William H. Webb

2013

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The recipient of the 2013 Kevin M. Shea Firematic Participation Award joined the Company in June 1985.


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Firefighter Donald J. Ballard

2012

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Firefighter Donald J. Ballard received the Kevin M. Shea Participation Award at an Inspection and Awards Ceremony on May 5, 2012.


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Lieutenant Jeffrey M. Obernesser

2011

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This year's recipient of the Kevin M. Shea Participation Award has been a member of the Company for a little over seven years, joining in 2004, but you certainly wouldn't know it. From the beginning, taking Firefighter I, and progressing through at least twenty more courses and lectures, Jeff has shown a great interest in the fire service.


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Fire Police Lieutenant Stephen R. Wright

2010

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This year's recipient of the Kevin M. Shea Participation Award is no rookie. Having over thirty years of service and dedication to this organization, he is one of the reasons we are the "Pride of Bethlehem". This person, over the course of his career, has held various positions on the Company side, including serving as President for several years. He has truly put Elsmere's name out, not only in our county, but surrounding areas as well.


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Alan Antenucci

2009

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Firefighter Alan Antenucci (on right) received the Kevin M. Shea Award, named in honor of Chief Kevin M. Shea who suffered a Line of Duty Death in January 2004. Firefighter Antenucci was cited for his superior knowledge of and assistance to the Department's Hazardous Materials Response program. Alan joined the Department in January 2006.


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Richard H. Root III

2008

Richard H. Root III was awarded the Chief Kevin M. Shea Firematic Participation Award in 2008.


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Captain Brett W. Vincent

2007

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Captain Brett W. Vincent was cited for his superior drill and alarm attendance in addition to his willingness to supervise and conduct the annual in-house fit-testing of active firefighters. Captain Vincent joined the Department in November 1998. He served as Fire Lieutenant from December 2003 until he was elected Captain in December 2007.


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Lieutenant Michael A. Moon

2006

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Lieutenant Michael A. Moon was awarded the Chief Kevin M. Shea Firematic Participation Award in 2006.


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Matthew H. Grant

2005

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Matthew H. Grant was awarded the Chief Kevin M. Shea Firematic Participation Award in 2005.


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Daniel P. McMahon, Jr.

2004

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Daniel P. McMahon, Jr. was awarded the Chief Kevin M. Shea Firematic Participation Award in 2004.


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