For Immediate Release
June 4, 2015
It is with deepest regret and sorrow that we report the death of Fire Fighter Jay Easton (45), IAFF Local 1271, Surrey, British Columbia, Canada. On June 2, 2015, Jay passed away at Royal Columbian Hospital while he was recovering from a motor vehicle accident. The family invites friends and colleagues to a celebration of his life on:
DATE: Friday, June 12, 2015
SERVICE: 10:00am (sharp)
LOCATION: Peace Portal Alliance Church, 15128 27 B Avenue, Surrey, BC – Map
MUSTER: 8:30am, main parking lot area. South West corner of lot.
RECEPTION: Following the service, a reception will be held in the church gymnasium.
PARKING: We encourage all members to car pool. The closest additional parking available is at South Surrey Athletic Park (2200 block on 148th Street) approximately 2.5 km away. There is some on street parking available in the surrounding area.
WAKE: 1:00pm. Following the Service/Reception, a wake will be held for uniformed personnel and family at The Barge Inn, 7375 144th St., Surrey – Map
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made “In memory of Jay Easton” to the Surrey Fire Fighters’ Charitable Society www.surreyfirefighters.com/donate/
Condolences and expressions of sympathy can also be sent to IAFF Local 1271 – 5691 176 Street, Surrey BC, V3S 4C5 firstname.lastname@example.org
Media Advisory: Media is allowed to be present outside, but not inside the Sanctuary.
For more information, contact IAFF Local 1271 President, Mike McNamara at 604-551-2631 email@example.com
For uniformed personnel, the Class “B” uniform consists of the following items,
- Tunic with current fire service flashes, service bars on left cuff and round collar dogs on lapel
- Black leather belt with issued buckle
- Polished leather shoes or boots
- Black socks
- Rank appropriate dress work shirt (White or Lt Blue) with rank appropriate collar dogs
- Navy Tie
- Hat with issued Badge
- Rank appropriate hat band for confirmed Officers
- Adornments: Ribbons and merit awards only
- Medals worn by Honour Guard only
- Black band on hat badge – will be provided at ceremony (if needed).