Tuesday, September 11, 2012
It is with deep sorrow and regret to announce the passing of
firefighter Keith Schwab who is the current Vice President and Exempts Club Treasurer of the department.
Keith joined the department in 1966 and served the Chili community for 46 years
in many different capacities. In 1978 he was the Battalion Chief for the Chili
Ambulance, in 1981 he was the Battalion Chief for Company #1 and 1996-1997 he
returned to the Chili Ambulance once again as a Battalion Chief.
Keith was very active in the department he worked on many committees
thru out the years and was very involved in our fire prevention program. Keith
was a proud Veteran of the United States Army
serving his Country in the mid 1960’s stationed in Germany. He was a member of the American
Legion Post # 1830. Keith also was a retiree of the Genesee Brewery and a
member of UA Local 13.
Keith was a true role model in the department a firefighter
a mentor and a friend always with a smile on his face and a quick salute he was
always there to help with whatever need to be done. You will be missed
Friends may call Wednesday (Sept 12th) 4-8 PM at the
Vay-Schleich & Meeson Funeral Home 1075 Long Pond Road, Greece
Chapel. His Funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday 9:30 AM at St. Pius the Tenth Church,
3000 Chili Ave.
Interment, St. Pius Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to
the Chili Fire Department, 3231
Chili Ave., 14624 in his memory. For more
information or to sign Keith's guestbook, please visit www.MeesonFamily.com