Ed Dempster, a retired firefighter from Gananoque, passes away. Ed Dempster, a retired firefighter from Gananoque, passed away on Thursday, June 23, according to a statement posted on Facebook by the Gananoque Fire Service.
The statement stated, “It is with great sadness that we announce the demise of retired GFD firefighter Ed Dempster this morning.”
His death did not have a known reason
Ed started his career in 1966 and spent more than 50 years working as a firefighter for the Town of Gananoque. 13+ years as a volunteer fireman and 37 years working full time.
“Ed was unmatched in his commitment to the community and the fire department. His large family and friends will miss him.
As we grieve alongside family and friends for this significant loss, words can’t adequately express our sorrow for your loss. Accept our sympathies, and may God comfort you via our prayers. Kindly accept our sincere sympathies.
Please send prayers and sympathies to the deceased’s family and friends; they would be greatly appreciated during this trying time.