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    PA FF Dies Of Heart Attack After Responding to Accident

    McNally, Lewis Ray "Lewie"

    Age: 42
    Cause of Death: Stress/Overexertion
    Rank: Assistant Fire Chief
    Nature of Death: Heart Attack
    Classification: Volunteer
    Emergency Duty: Yes

    Incident Date: 11/01/2004
    Duty Type: After
    Incident Time: 09:56
    Activity Type: EMS/Patient Care
    Death Date: 11/01/2004
    Fixed Prop. Use: Street/Road

    Fire Dept. Info:
    Newmanstown Volunteer Fire Company
    20 South Sheridan Road
    Newmanstown , Pennsylvania 17073
    Chief: Michael Belleman

    Final Summary:
    Assistant Chief McNally and other members of his fire department were dispatched to a vehicle crash as mutual aid. The Newmanstown rescue truck was cancelled during its response, but Assistant Chief McNally reached the scene and assisted with patient treatment. Assistant Chief McNally left the crash scene, completed some personal business, and went home. He collapsed and died of a heart attack approximately an hour after the initial response to the vehicle crash.

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    Pennsylvania Assistant Chief Collapses After Call

    Updated: 11-04-2004 11:46:27 AM

    Courtesy of Lebanon Daily News

    Lewis R. "Lewie" McNally, 42, Newmanstown, died unexpectedly Monday, Nov. 1, 2004, after responding to a fire call. He was the husband of Rosalind L. Baker McNally, with whom he celebrated a 22nd wedding anniversary on June 24.

    Born in Houston, Texas, he was a son of the late Wilfred and Grace Buffenmyer McNally. He was assistant fire chief of the Newmanstown Fire Co. and was a trained emergency-management technician, formerly with Medic 4 Unit of Ephrata, and Newmanstown Ambulance. He was the owner of Shady Oaks Campground of Newmanstown. He was a member of Lancaster Evangelical Free Church of Lititz and Lincoln, Denver, Richland and Neffsville fire companies. He enjoyed woodworking, hunting, fishing and helping restore a 1947 Willies Jeep with his son, David.

    Surviving, in addition to his wife, are children David A. McNally, Tammy S. McNally and Jonathan W. McNally, all at home; sister Susan, wife of Steven Martzall of Reinholds; and brother Fred, husband of Barbara McNally of Stroudsburg. He was preceded in death by brother Wayne D. McNally.

    Funeral Information

    His funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Lancaster Evangelical Free Church, 419 Pierson Road, Lititz, with a viewing at 9, and from 6-8 p.m. tomorrow. Interment will be in Voganville Union Cemetery, West Earl Township. Stradling Funeral Home, Akron, is handling the arrangements.

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