Ashley says farewell to fire chief

August 10th, 2017 11:06 pm - updated: 11:10 pm.

Dilger

Last Call for Ashley Fire Chief Joseph McGlynn

HANOVER TWP. — Ashley Fire Chief Joe McGlynn was laid to rest Thursday during an hours-long tribute that included dozens of firefighters and a procession that started at the Lehman Funeral Home on Hazle Street and ended at St. Mary’s Cemetery.

About 30 firefighters walked in the procession as the casket carrying McGlynn, 64, rode aboard a fire truck.

McGlynn served Ashley’s department for more than 40 years, joining in 1973. He died Sunday morning.

Don Sipple holds the helmet of Ashley Fire Chief Joe McGlynn during the flag ceremony at McGlynn's funeral. Aimee Dilger | Times Leader
http://www.timesleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/web1_TTL081117McGlynn-funeral1-1.jpgDon Sipple holds the helmet of Ashley Fire Chief Joe McGlynn during the flag ceremony at McGlynn's funeral. Aimee Dilger | Times Leader
The casket of Ashley Chief Joe McGlynn is hoisted onto a fire truck for Thursday's procession to St. Mary's Cemetery in Hanover Township. Aimee Dilger | Times Leader
http://www.timesleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/web1_TTL081117McGlynn-funeral3-1.jpgThe casket of Ashley Chief Joe McGlynn is hoisted onto a fire truck for Thursday's procession to St. Mary's Cemetery in Hanover Township. Aimee Dilger | Times Leader
A firefighter salutes the flag at the funeral for Ashley Chief Joe McGlynn. Aimee Dilger | Times Leader
http://www.timesleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/web1_TTL081117McGlynn-funeral2-1.jpgA firefighter salutes the flag at the funeral for Ashley Chief Joe McGlynn. Aimee Dilger | Times Leader
A fire truck enters St. Mary's Cemetery in Hanover Township. Aimee Dilger | Times Leader
http://www.timesleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/web1_TTL081117McGlynn-funeral4-1.jpgA fire truck enters St. Mary's Cemetery in Hanover Township. Aimee Dilger | Times Leader
Ashley Fire Chief Joe McGlynn's son is presented with his father's helmet. Aimee Dilger | Times Leader
http://www.timesleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/web1_TTL081117McGlynn-funeral5-1.jpgAshley Fire Chief Joe McGlynn's son is presented with his father's helmet. Aimee Dilger | Times Leader
A photo of Chief Joe McGlynn is included with flowers on an Ashley fire truck. Aimee Dilger | Times Leader
http://www.timesleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/web1_TTL081117McGlynn-funeral6-1.jpgA photo of Chief Joe McGlynn is included with flowers on an Ashley fire truck. Aimee Dilger | Times Leader

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