On September 16, 2016, the Elsmere Fire Department said a final farewell to Assistant Fire Chief John J. Zboray, Jr., who died unexpectedly on September 10, 2016. John was a Life Member of the department with 45 years of service, and was the First Assistant Chief of the department. John wore many hats throughout the years: Vice President, Lieutenant, Captain, 2nd Assistant Chief, and 1st Assistant Chief. Chief Zboray will be deeply missed by those who knew him.

– Fire News photos by Tom Heffernan