Vincent J. "VINNIE" Bollon
A great man has died. The death of FDNY (ret) and IAFF General Secretary-Treasurer Emeritus Vincent J. "Vinnie" Bollon. Vinnie passed away March 28 while at home.
Bollon served as General Secretary-Treasurer of the IAFF from 1988 to 2010. He was one of the IAFF's longest-serving principal officers.
He joined the FDNY in 1959 and was secretary-treasurer of the Uniformed Firefighters Association Local 94 and served as president of the Uniformed Fire Officers Association Local 854.
After retiring from the fire service, he was made President Emeritus of Local 854. He leaves his wife, Linda and their kids and grandchildren behind.
Rest in peace Brother Vinnie. :(