The passing of Commissioner Jay Morse

The Officers and Members of the Hughsonville Fire Department mourn the loss of Commissioner Jason Morse. Commissioner Morse served the Department as Assistant Chief in 1960 and 1961. He then went on to serve as an elected Fire District Commissioner from 1966-1981, 1985-1993, and 2008 until his passing. Joining the Fire Company in August, 1955, Jay was a Life Member, having served our membership and community for over 60 years. He will be greatly missed and our thoughts and prayers are with his family.

A Fire Service ceremony will take place at 6pm on Thursday evening at Straub, Catalano, & Halvey Funeral Home at 55 East Main Street in the Village of Wappingers Falls.

The funeral and subsequent procession will take place on Friday at 10am beginning at the funeral home. Fire Departments wishing to participate should contact Chief Tim Laffin for details.