To IAFF affiliates and friends,
Re: Line of Duty Death Service for Randy Piticco January 24th, Bell Performing Arts Centre (procession march begins @ 3pm).
It is with deepest regret and sorrow that we report the line-of-duty death of Retired Captain Randy Piticco (61), Surrey, British Columbia, Canada. Captain Randy Piticco worked for the Surrey Fire Service for 32 ½ years as a career fire fighter. Randy passed away on December 22, 2015 after a short but very courageous battle with lung cancer.
DATE – Sunday, January 24th 2016
MUSTER – 2:30pm at Bell Performing Arts Centre, north parking lot – 6300-144th Street
MARSHAL : 3:00pm South Overflow Parking lot (6200 / 144th) Colour Party, Pipes and Drums, Honour Guard, Fire Chief & IAFF leaders.
SERVICE- 4:00 pm (sharp). March Procession starts at 3pm.
LOCATION – Bell Performing Arts Centre, 6250 – 144th Street, Surrey, BC V3X 1A1 – MAP
PARADE COMMANDER CONTACT: Craig Leighton firstname.lastname@example.org or 604.309.9280
MASSED BAND CONTACT: Jeff Sim email@example.com or 604.802.1271
RECEPTION – Following the service, a reception will be held in the foyer of the Bell Centre.
PARKING – Main front parking reserved for family, friends, and dignitaries. Uniformed personnel use north parking lot 6300 – 144th Street; lot south of Bell Centre 6200 – 144th Street; or lot east of Bell Centre 6200 – 146th Street.
WAKE – 6:00pm, for uniformed personnel and family at Surrey Fire Fighters’ Union Hall, The Barge Inn, 7375 144th Street, Surrey – MAP
HOTEL – Sheraton Guildford, 15269 104 Ave, Surrey, BC, V3R 1N5, 604-582-9288 – MAP Click Here for Group Rate between Jan 21-27, 2016.
MEDIA ADVISORY: LODD Randy Piticco Memorial
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made “In memory of Randy Piticco” to the Langley Community Support Groups Society – Hope after Stroke. For online donations, Surrey Fire Fighters’ Charitable Society will accept donations and redirect them to Hope after Stroke: 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
For more information or media inquiries, 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).
Surrey Fire Fighters’ Association I 5691 176 Street, Surrey, B.C., V3S 4C5
Tel: 604-574-5785 I Fax: 604-574-2338
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org I Website: www.surreyfirefighters.com