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Survivor BenefitsUpdated October 2012


Northwestern Ohio Volunteer Firemen’s Association Charity Fund

Northwestern Ohio Volunteer Firemen’s Association Charity Fund
Ed Bohn, Secretary
95 Biede Pl
Defiance, OH 43512
Phone: (419) 7840126
E-mail: [email protected]


Bill Elwood, Treasurer
949 Haver Dr
Hicksville, OH 43526
Phone: (419) 487-0265
E-mail: [email protected]

The Charity Fund provides a ten thousand dollar ($10,000) benefit payment to the family of a Northwestern Ohio Volunteer Firemen’s Association member in the event of a “Line of Duty Death.” Rules and regulations of the fund are covered under the association’s by-laws.

The yearly cost of the fund is three dollars ($3.00) per member for new members aand one dollar ($1.00) per member for renewal. The fund is served by a separate secretary and treasurer appointed by the association’s officers and directors.

See Association website ( for alphabetical list of member departments.


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