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Newburg VRS&FD Announce Passing of Chaplain John Henry Thomas (UPDATE)
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By Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith
December 12, 2017

It is with heavy hearts that our department announces the passing of Life Member, Past Vice President, and Past Chaplain John Henry Thomas (pictured middle). John Henry has faithfully served our department for 28 years, holding many positions as previously listed, in addition to being a Board of Directors member, serving as the Charles County Association of EMS Chaplain, and has received many awards, to include the Father Aloysius Newman Chaplain Award. His family and friends are in our thoughts and prayers, and we will most certainly miss the many laughs and smiles he brought to many. Widely known for his catchphrase “Oh Heavenly Father!” while in prayer, we take comfort in knowing his is rejoicing in heaven with the Lord that he so loved. More info to follow as soon as it is made available.


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