Submitted by his wife Charlie was with the department for almost 31 years and had worked his way up to Battalion Chief. He was going to retire at the end of 2004 and we were looking forward to enjoying our retirement years together. His exercise routine was jogging five to six miles a day. He […]
Master Firefighter Richard A. Stefanakis, age 51, of the Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire died in a collapse when the bell tower of a church fell during a five-alarm fire on March 13, 2004.