Category: Pappy

Monroe Members Attend Relay for Life

June 23 – Several members of Monroe Fire Company joined together with members from Citizens’ Hose Company Number 1 in Dillsburg to participate in the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life fundraiser held in Dillsburg.  Together, the two departments raised over $5,000.

Pappy Heckert Memorial Raffle and Family Fair Photos

Aug 20th – Photos have been uploaded from this weekend’s Memorial Raffle and Family Fair for David “Pappy” Heckert.  Click here for more photos.  Or you can link directly to our Flickr page.   Now for your enjoyment, here is Chief 25, Dave Heckert, getting attacked by a police dog during the police K9 demonstration.

Cash Raffle Winning Ticket Numbers

#6116 – $1,000 #8886 – $250 #5156 – $500 #4379 – $750 #7758 – $1,000 #3612 – $250 #3692 – $500 #2880 – $750 #8941 – $1,000 #0645 – $250 #8207 – $500 #3649 – $750 #0441 – $1,000 #9672 – $250 #8400 – $500 #9739 – $750 #1276 – $10,000 GRAND PRIZE    

Pappy Heckert Laid to Rest

July 18 – Today, with heavy hearts, the Heckert family and Monroe Fire Company laid David D. “Pappy” Heckert to rest.  The funeral services were well attended by fire companies from Cumberland County and surrounding counties, family, friends, and colleagues. Monroe Fire Company would like to thank the following: New Kingstown Fire Company and Carlisle Fire …

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Services Announced for Pappy Heckert

Services have been announced for the viewing and funeral of David D. “Pappy” Heckert.  All services will be conducted with full fire fighter honors. Visitation will be held Sunday, July 17, 2011 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM at Malpezzi Funeral Home, located at 8 Market Plaza Way, Mechanicsburg.  A second viewing will be held …

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Goodbye Dear Friend

July 14 – Today we regretfully announce the passing of our past fire chief and past president David D. “Pappy” Heckert.  Pappy passed away this morning at home, surrounded by loved ones. Pappy graciously gave over fifty years of his life serving the residents of Cumberland County – nearly thirty years of which were with Monroe …

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David D. “Pappy” Heckert 1939-2011

David Donald “Pappy” Heckert, 71 of Mechanicsburg passed away Thursday, July 14, 2011 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Born December 18, 1939 in Enola, PA he was the son of the late Fred G. and Henrietta M. (Lambert) Heckert. David retired as a refrigeration technician from Iceland Seafood and was a former …

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Benefit for Pappy Featured in Patriot News

Pappy and his grandson Tyler at the 2010 Cumberland County Vol. Firefighters Convention in Carlisle. Photo by Janine Farrell. July 10 – Monroe Fire Company’s $20,000 cash raffle and family fun fair to benefit our past president and chief David “Pappy” Heckert was recently featured in the Patriot News’ print edition and their online companion, …

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Speedway Makes $2,000+ Donation to Support “Pappy”

July 7 – The Monroe Fire Company would like to thank the Williams Grove Speedway and all there race fans for the donation of $2,074 from the 50/50 the other night. This donation will be going to support David “Pappy” Heckert. We are very grateful for your donation. Thank you again.

Local Companies Show Support for Pappy Heckert

June 29 – Several local companies have stepped forward to show their support to Dave “Pappy” Heckert in his ongoing battle against cancer by offering their services in conjunction with the benefit scheduled for August 20. Our great friends at Glick Fire Equipment Company graciously agreed to provide a free Pump Preventative Maintenance to the …

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