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Thoughts and Prayers for Irma E Wall
Long time member of Ridge Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary

Irma E Wall died on Tuesday February 17, 2015.

Funeral was Sat Feb 21st 10:30 AM
Funeral was at Brownback's Church UCC
640 Ridge Road
Spring City, PA 19475
Obituary on Cattermole-Klotzbach Funeral Home web site
Obituary on Pottstown Mercury web site
Saved copy of Obituary on Pottstown Mercury web site {PDF 20 KB}

{Visitation, Funeral, Interment Information from Cattermole-Klotzbach Funeral Home web site}

{Information Last Update: 03/03/2015 04:45 PM}







Thoughts and Prayers for (former) Chief Linwood Kolb & Kolb Family

Chief Linwood Kolb passed away Wednesday January 18th, 2012.

The Viewing and Funeral was at Vincent Mennonite Church

39 Seven Stars Rd, Spring City, PA 19475-2205

Viewing - Sunday January 22nd, 2012 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Viewing - Monday January 23rd, 2012 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Service - Monday January 23rd, 2012 11:00 AM to ~12:00 PM

The Service was followed by a procession, past Ridge Firehouse, to the gravesite

The gravesite is at the Vincent Mennonite Cemetery @ 3540 Schuylkill Rd Spring City, PA 19475

Following there was a luncheon at Ridge Fire Company


Ridge Fire Company would like to thank;

Companies that brought apparatus to Viewing: Kimberton Fire Co, Norco Fire Co, Royersford Fire Dept, and Phoenixville Fire Dept

Companies that brought apparatus to Funeral: Kimberton Fire Co (Tower 61), Linfield Fire Co (Quint 51), Royersford Fire Dept (Ladder 98), Liberty Fire Co. (Ladder 63), and Ludwigs Corner Fire Co (Engine 73-1 and 73-2)

Companies that attended, with out apparatus: Thorndale Fire Co, and Sanatoga Fire Co

Companies that sent Fire Police: Modina Fire Co (Traffic 37), Limerick Fire Co, NORCO Fire Co (Traffic 64), Lionville Fire Company, Twin Valley Fire Departmen, Honey Brook Fire Company (Traffic 33), and East Brandywine Fire Co (Traffic 49)

Police Departments who attended and assisted: East Vincent and East Coventry

If we missed anyone we aplogize and please let us know: E-Mail RidgeFH@RidgeFireCompany.com


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Information Last Updated: 2/2/2012 1:30 PM










Ridge Fire Company offers our Thoughts and Prayers for the family of Donald Irey.

Donald Irey died Sunday April 25th, 2010.

Donald Irey is a former Assistant Chief, Fire Police Captain, and Trustee of Ridge Fire Company.

His graveside service was held on Wednesday, April 28, 2010, at East Vincent UCC Cemetery, Rt. 23, Spring City, at 11 a.m.

Ridge Fire Company members attended with 62-1.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Ridge Fire Company.

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Last Updated: 5/5/2010










Thoughts and Prayers to the family of Richard Holoka

Ridge Fire Company had a cardiac call at 4:37 AM this morning, Tuesday December 1st, 2009. It turned out to be one of our own, Richard Holoka. He was transported to Phoenixville Hospital but didn't make it.

Rich was a member of Ridge Fire Company for 33 years!!! While here he was a Firefighter, Company Secretary, Battalion Chief, Assistant Chief, and currently, Trustee.

Rich was also a member of Liberty Spring City, Chester County Station 63 for 37 years!!! He was a currently a Trustee.

During his life Rich was a Chauffer and Trustee of Humane Fire Company No. 1, Montgomery County Station 84.

He was a Life member of Friendship Hook Ladder Hose and Ambulance, Montgomery County Station 85.

  The Fire Companies that sent trucks were Chester County First West #51, Chester County Ridge #62, Chester County Liberty #63, Chester County Ludwigs Corner #73, Montco Oaks #63, Montco Humane #84, and Montco Friendship #85.

  Assisting with traffic control were Chester County Lionville/Sadsburyville #47/31, Montco Linfield #51, Chester County Kimberton #61, Chester County Ridge #62, and Montco Humane #84

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Last Updated: 1/5/2010 - 1/20/2012






The thoughts and prayers of Ridge Fire Company

to the Family, Friends, and fellow Firefighters of the 2 fallen firefighters in Buffalo.

MSNBC Story        CNN Story




To help Local Fire/Police/EMS


Chester County Hero Fund

This is the only official Chester County organization for donating to help Fire/Police/EMS in the county.

It is a qualified charity under IRC section 501(c)(3).

Many of the board members are Fire/Police/EMS.

99% of the funds raised are used to benefit of fallen first responders and/or their families!!






On Saturday January 3rd, 2009 one of our own, Bob Megay, who was a Fire Police Captain at Ridge Fire Company during the 1990's and early 2000's passed away. There was a funeral at Brownback's Church Friday January 9th 2009 at 11:00 AM.

Thanks to Spring City and Kimberton Fire Companies for providing their tower {ladder} trucks to form an Arch. We carried Robert under the Arch in Traffic 62, the Fire Police Unit, for his "last alarm", as the Fire House siren sounded in the distance, as a tribute to his years of service.

Bob Megay obituary in Pottstown "The Mercury" Tuesday, January 6, 2009

Fire Fighters/Police joined his family and friends.

Burial is in the adjoining cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the Ridge Fire Company, 480 Ridge Road, Spring City, PA 19475.

Directions to Ridge Fire Company

Brownback's United Church of Christ

460 Ridge Road

Spring City, PA 19475

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The nine firefighters who died in the Charleston, South Carolina fire Tuesday June 19th reminds us how TRULY dangerous firefighting really is!!
At times like this we need to pause and give thanks to ALL firefighters, paid and volunteer, who keep our communities safe, sometimes at the loss of their own lives!!
Please keep these and ALL firefighters in your thoughts and prayers!


Memorial Microsoft Power Point Presentation

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Former President Gerald Ford, 38th president of the United States of America, died Tuesday December 26th 2006 6:45 PM PST at the age of 93.

Following direction by both President Bush and Governor Rendell, the Board of Commissioners of the County of Chester ordered that all U.S., State and County flags on county facilities throughout the County of Chester were flown at half-staff from Wednesday December 27th, 2006 and concluding Friday, January 26, 2007.
Gerald Ford Memorial Web Site Link provided by Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library & Museum.


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Albert Ritschard


  It is with deepest regret that Ridge Fire Company announces the passing of Albert Ritschard. He died Saturday August 20th 2005 at age 80. Albert Ritschard was a life member of the Ridge Fire Company with over 50 years of service. He served 15 of those years as the Fire Company President. Albert was active both as a Fire Fighter and a Fire Policeman. Funeral services were on Wednesday August 24th 2005. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the Ridge Fire Company, 480 Ridge Road, Spring City, PA 19475 or to Brownback’s United Church of Christ, 640 Ridge Road, Spring City, PA 19475.
  Thanks to Norco and Kimberton Fire Companies for providing their tower {ladder} trucks to form an Arch. We carried Albert under the Arch on 62-1, for his "last alarm", as the Fire House siren sounded in the distance, as a tribute to his years of service.





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