Saturday, Jul 23, 2016
One of America's Great Newspapers ~ Toledo, Ohio

Police & Fire

Firefighters honor fallen member

Funeral-cortege-for-Charolette-Adair

The funeral cortege for Charolette "Charlie" Adair, a Richfield Township volunteer firefighter and emergency medical techni

The Blade/Jetta Fraser
Buy This Image

Flag-and-firefighters-gear-outside-fire-station

A flag and firefighter's gear stands outside the station during the funeral for Richfield Township firefighter Charolette 'Charlie' Adair.

The Blade/Jetta Fraser
Buy This Image

bell-firefighter-gear-for-adair

A bell and firefighter's gear stand outside honoring Charolette "Charlie" Adair was a six-year volunteer with the Richfield Fire Departmen who was killed while assisting at an accident October 29.

The Blade/Jetta Fraser
Buy This Image

Several-fire-departments-honor-firefighter

Several fire departments in attendance at Charolette 'Charlie' Adair's funeral included Hanco EMS.; Sylvania Twp.; Lyons Royalton FD.; Washington Twp. Fire & Rescue; Monclova Twp. F & R; Highland Twp. VFD; Concord Twp.; Lucas County EMS.; Providence Twp; Lucas Cty. Sheriff Dept.; Metamora-Amboy VFD; Spencer Twp. F-R; Swanton F & R; Bedford [MI] Twp FD; Sunoco.

The Blade/Jetta Fraser
Buy This Image

Ladder-trucks-frame-funeral-cortege-charlotte-adair

Ladder trucks from the Springfield and Sylvania township fire departments frame the funeral cortege for Charolette Adair.

The Blade/Jetta Fraser
Buy This Image

Funeral-cortege-proceeded-to-Mass-at-Holy-Trinity-Church-Assumption

The funeral cortege for Charolette "Charlie" Adair, a Richfield Township volunteer firefighter and emergency medical technician. Three helicopters flew overhead, tipping their noses earthward toward the ambulance carrying Ms. Adair's body which was stopped outside the Richfield Township fire station coming from Mass at Holy Trinity Church in Assumption before proceeding to interment in St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church.

The Blade/Jetta Fraser
Buy This Image

Buses-in-Charlotte-Adair-funeral-procession

With scores in attendance, the funeral procession was shortened to about three miles by the use of buses from Swanton and Evergreen Local School Districts.

The Blade/Jetta Fraser
Buy This Image

Flag-flies-over-funeral-procession-for-Charolette-Adair

A Sylvania Township ladder truck supporting the U.S. flag over Sylvania Avenue during the funeral cortege for Charolette "Charlie" Adair.

The Blade/Jetta Fraser
Buy This Image

Ambulance-carrying-Charolette-Adair-s-body

Black cloth covers the otherwise bright lights of the Richfield Twp. ambulance carrying Charolette Adair's body, escorted by Township firefighters.

The Blade/Jetta Fraser
Buy This Image

Township-firefighters-escort-Charolette-Adair-in-ambulance-to-cemetery

Township firefighters escort Charolette Adair's body to the cemetery at St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church.

The Blade/Jetta Fraser
Buy This Image

Charolette-Adair-body-removed-from-ambulance-at-cemetery

Charolette "Charlie" Adair's body is removed from the ambulance at the cemetery.

The Blade/Jetta Fraser
Buy This Image

Fire-department-officials-bow-thier-heads-Charolette-Adair

Area fire department officers at the cemetery bow their heads during the funeral cortege for Charolette "Charlie" Adair.

The Blade/Jetta Fraser
Buy This Image

Bagpipes-played-during-funeral-for-Charolette-Adair

Bagpipes are played near the conclusion of the interment for Charolette "Charlie" Adair, a Richfield Township volunteer firefighter and emergency medical technician who died October 29.

The Blade/Jetta Fraser
Buy This Image

Richfield-Township-Fire-Department-flag-at-half-staff

The flags at outside of the Richfield Township Fire Department on Sylvania Avenue in Berkey, Ohio is lowered to half staff to honor Charolette "Charlie" Adair.

The Blade/Jetta Fraser
Buy This Image

Click to comment

Quis autem vel eum iure reprehenderit qui in ea voluptate velit esse quam nihil molestiae consequatur, vel illum qui dolorem?

Temporibus autem quibusdam et aut officiis debitis aut rerum necessitatibus saepe eveniet.

Copyright © 2015 Toledo Blade

To Top

Fetching stories…