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Memorial Service - Division Chief Ron Roy

Reminder: Memorial Service and Procession for Wenatchee Valley Fire Department Division Chief Ron Roy on Saturday

The public is invited to join the Roy family and Wenatchee Valley Fire Department as they remember the life and service of Division Chief Ron Roy. Chief Roy passed away on July 31, 2023, after a battle with cancer. A procession and memorial with full fire service honors will take place on Saturday, October 14, 2023. Roy was a valued member of the greater Wenatchee community and with Chelan County Fire District 1 and Douglas County Fire District 2, whom he served with professionalism and compassion for 50 years.

A procession of fire apparatus will take place through Wenatchee prior to the service, between 10:30 – 11:00 a.m. The public is invited to pay their respects by standing along the route which runs from Sunnyside Slope station South on Easy Ave arriving at the Wenatchee Convention Center.

Residents and motorists should expect increased traffic and slowdowns during the procession and after the memorial.

The memorial will begin at 12:00 the Wenatchee Convention Center, 121 N Wenatchee Ave, Wenatchee, in the Grand Ballroom.

The public should plan to arrive either before 10:30

a.m. or after 11:30 p.m. Parking will be closed from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. for the arrival of the procession. Parking is limited, and guests are encouraged to carpool.

Those unable to attend in person can watch the service that will be live-streamed on ZOOM:

Meeting ID: 389 983 7900

Passcode: 255178

All media planning to attend the memorial must contact the public information officers in advance of the events. Media must have validated credentials.


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