On March 26, 2014, the Nine Alarm Fire at 298 Beacon Street Boston claimed the lives of Boston Fire Dept.  Lt. Edward J. Walsh, Jr. of Engine  33 and Fire Fighter Michael Kennedy  of Ladder  15, a tragic event that will forever change the lives of many.


The Stanton Funeral Home was humbled when the Walsh family asked for their assistance in managing the funeral arrangements for Lt. Edward J. Walsh, Jr. We considered it an honor and privilege to serve the family and the community during this most difficult time


 To honor and remember a fallen hero takes a village. We were fortunate to work with a remarkable and dedicated group of individuals to plan the most fitting tribute to this hero


 We would like to thank the following individuals and groups who played a key role in planning and fulfilling this tribute. Should we have inadvertently omitted any individuals; we sincerely apologize. 


Members of the Boston Fire Department : Lt. Mike Walsh, Lt. Ralph Dowling and Lt. Steve MacDonald. Rich MacKinnon P.F.F.M., Robert McCarthy P.F.F.M., Boston Police Department: Supt. Bernie O’Rourke, Dep. Supt. Bill Ridge, Sgt. Ian Mahoney, Sgt. Matt Kervin and Sgt. Beth Donovan. Watertown Police Department: Chief Ed Deveau, Capt. Ray Dupuis, Capt. Thomas Rocca, Lt. James O’Connor, Sgt. David Sampson and Sgt. George Demos. Watertown Fire Department: Chief Mario Orangio, Lt. Rob Mannix  and Thomas Thibaut. MA State Police:  Lt. Mark Horgan (Troop H), Transit Police :Sgt. Frank Murray, MBTA: Karen Burns and David Carney, St. Patrick’s Parish Pastor: Rev. Robert Connors, Rev. Robert Casey BFD Chaplain and Rev. John Unni Pastor of St. Cecilia Parish, Back Bay.Watertown D.P.W.: Joe Aiello.

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