On January 8, 2021, Oyster Bay Fire Department ex-Chief Edwin Rahilly, Jr., passed away. Ex-Chief Rahilly was a 66-year member of the department.
Aside from being a dedicated volunteer with the Oyster Bay Fire Department, Ed was a US Air Force veteran and in more recent years was an essential part of the Nassau County Firefighters Museum in Garden City.
Visitation took place at the Oyster Bay Fire Department on January 14 and 15. Department services took place on the night of January 15. A funeral mass was held at St. Dominic’s Roman Catholic Church in Oyster Bay the next day with interment following at the Cemetery of St. John’s Church in Laurel Hollow.
Aside from the members of the Oyster Bay Fire Department, ex-Chief Rahilly leaves behind his wife Mary Ellen, children Michael and Karen, as well as many other family and friends. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Nassau County Firefighters Museum.
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