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Funeral Arrangements for Justin Townsend - Junior Firefighter

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DAGSBORO, Del. - Funeral arrangements for Justin Townsend, the Dagsboro Junior Firefighter killed in a tragic accident are scheduled for next week.

A procession will lead from Indian River High School to Junior Firefighter Townsend's final resting place on Saturday, October 6th and a reception will follow at the Dagsboro Volunteer Fire Department.

The public is invited to attend these events, and is encouraged to line the procession route, to pay final respects to Junior Firefighter Townsend, who was tragically lost in a motor vehicle crash while responding to an alarm on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012. His passing is the first line-of-duty death for the Dagsboro Volunteer Fire Department in its 69-year history.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations in Justin's honor be made to the Dagsboro Volunteer Fire Department.

Details for participating fire companies and personnel will be released as final arrangements are set.  

Public Viewings

Friday, Oct. 5, 2012


Dagsboro Volunteer Fire Department

31818 Waples Street, Dagsboro, DE 19939


Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012

11:00am - 1:00pm

Indian River High School Auditorium

29772 Armory Road  Dagsboro, DE 19939 


Townsend will be interred at Redman's Cemetery, on Iron Branch Road, in Dagsboro.


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