2023 O’Hare Plane Pull

*If interested in participating, please contact Director of PR Brian Stack (773-430-3596)

Our condolences go out to the family of Andrew Pincsak (Ret. ENG/E-94) on the passing of his father, Retired 64 Year Member Arthur Pincsak (FF/T-23), who passed on August 6, 2023 in Park Ridge, IL. A Funeral Mass will be held at Colonial-Wojciechowski Funeral Home, 6250 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago on Saturday, October 14, 2023 from 10am-3pm. Please keep the family in your thoughts and prayers.

Betty Thelen, wife of Retired Member George Thelen, Sr. (ENG/E-47), and mother of Retired Member George Thelen, Jr. (FF/E-32), passed away on Sunday, July 16, 2023. Please keep the Thelen family in your thoughts and prayers.


Elizabeth “Betty Thelen

Wife of Retired Member  George Thelen Sr (ENG/E-47, T-52, E-29)

Mother of Retired Member George Thelen Jr (FF/ E-32, E-65, E-47)

There will be a memorial in Gobles, Michigan and Chicago, IL


October 21, 2023 

St. Faustina Church 

5252 S. Austin Ave

Chicago, IL 60638

Visitation- 11:30am-12:30pm

Memorial Mass-12:30pm

On behalf of the Chicago Fire Department retiree organization, You are cordially invited to attend a 5-year Anniversary dedication of the Chicago Fire Department (CFD) Firefighter and Paramedic Retiree Memorial ceremony on Saturday, October 28, 2023, at 1000 hours at the Quinn Fire Academy, located at 558 W. DeKoven. Attached is an invitation letter on behalf of the Retirees Memorial organization. CFD Retiree Memorial