News Release, By Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith

It is with heavy hearts and deepest regrets we announce the passing of life member and past president, Edward McBride. Ed passed yesterday evening surrounded by his family. Ed has been a pillar in this department for 50 plus years. He will be sorely missed. Please keep the McBride family, and his extended family here at the firehouse in your prayers. Ed, rest easy, we will take it from here.

Funeral arrangements for Ed McBride will be held at Williams Funeral Home in Indian Head and are as follows: 

  • Wednesday May 22nd 2019. Viewing from 6:00 p.m til 8:00 p.m with fireman’s prayers at 7:00 p.m. 
  • Thursday May 23rd 2019. Funeral at 11:00 a.m 
  • Graveside services will be at Trinity Memorial Gardens in Waldorf at approximately 1:00 p.m.

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