Captain Scott W. Dannheimer, age 53, of the Coal Township Fire Department, died on December 20, 2018, after responding to a structure fire and collapsing in the fire engine during overhaul.
Born in Parsippany, New Jersey, he was the son of the late Lawrence and Florence Quinn. He attended Shikellamy High School. He worked as an escort driver for a trucking company.
He was an active member of both Coal Township Fire Department and East End Fire Company, where he served as captain. He also belonged to Goodwill Fire Company.
He is survived by his wife of 27 years, Millie Dannheimer; six sons, Scott Jr., William, Charlie (Tonya), Scott (fiancée Gracie Oliver), Hunter, and Michael (Ally); four daughters, Christina Rose (Larry), Coleen Snyder, Danielle Lebo (Jason), and Becca Dannheimer; 17 grandchildren; a brother, Joseph Dannheimer; and extended family.