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    2005-11-25 Robert

    Philadelphia Naval Yard Firefighters Mourning Loss
    Firefighter Collapsed Day After Drill

    Updated: 11-29-2005 03:33:57 PM

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    Firefighters at the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard got time to say good-bye to their colleague, but they

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    Staepel, Robert Timothy

    Age: 41
    Cause of Death: Stress/Overexertion
    Rank: Firefighter/EMT
    Nature of Death: Heart Attack
    Classification: Career
    Emergency Duty: No

    Incident Date: 11/22/2005
    Duty Type: Training
    Incident Time:
    Activity Type: Advance Hose Lines/Fire Attack (includes Wildland)
    Death Date: 11/25/2005
    Fixed Prop. Use:

    Fire Dept. Info:
    Navy Region Mid-Atlantic, Philadelphia Federal Fire Department
    1301 Kittyhawk Ave.
    Philadelphia , Pennsylvania 19112
    Chief: Bennie Williams

    Initial Summary:
    Participated in live fire training the previous workshift 11/21/2005, Firefighter/EMT Staepel suffered a heart attack the next day, 11/22/2005, and passed away on 11/25/2005. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, November 30, 2005 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. and Thursday, December 1, 2005 from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. at the Schetter Funeral Home, 304 Marlton Pike, West (Route 70, West), Cherry Hill, New Jersey 08002, (856) 429-8545. At 10:00 a.m. the procession leaves for Camden, New Jersey. The funeral will be held on Thursday, December 1, 2005 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Joseph?s Cathedral, 2907 Federal Street, Camden, New Jersey 08105. Interment will be at Calvary Cemetery, Route 70 and Hampton Road, Cherry Hill, New Jersey 08002.Hotel: Clarion Hotel-Cherry Hill, Route 70 and Route 295, Cherry Hill, New Jersey, (856) 428-2300. Hotel will give government rate at $72 per night. For additional information or directions, contact Navy Yard Fire Station at (215) 897-3646 or (215) 897-3635.

    Memorial Fund Info:
    Staepel Children's Memorial Trust Fund, c/o Commerce Bank, 357 N. Kings Hwy Cherry Hill, NJ 08034

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