Thread: LODD service plans in Maine
07-07-2007, 12:33 PM #1
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LODD service plans in Maine
Paramedic Allan Parsons was Killed in the Line of Duty on July 5th at 0300 while transporting a Multi-Trauma Patient. The services are listed below. The services will be held in Farmington, Maine which is approx three hours North of Boston. We are asking for anyone who can come and show his importance to the State.
MAINE EMS HONOR GUARD / COLOR GUARD
1004 Poplar Stream Road
CARRABASSETT VALLEY, MAINE 04947
NOTIFICATION OF “CELEBRATION of LIFE”
LT. ALLAN PARSONS, PARAMEDIC
It is with deep regret that Director of Operations / Chief of Service Dean Milligan of Med-Care Ambulance Service, Mexico, Maine Announces the death of EMS Lieutenant Allan Parsons, Paramedic, Who lost his life in the line of duty, while participating in an Emergency EMS operation on July 5, 2007, at 0300 hours.
The visiting hours shall be Wednesday, July 11th at The Wiles Funeral Home, in Farmington, Maine. Hours will be 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM
The service shall be at The Farmington Fair Grounds, in the Exposition building on Thursday, July 12th at 1 PM.
The service will include Allan being transported to the Exposition Building in a Med-Care Ambulance. The casket shall be delivered into the building by family pall bearers, piped in with bagpipes by Jay Bradshaw, Maine EMS Honor Guard / Color Guard. The Maine EMS Honor Guard / Color Guard will present and post the colors.
Speakers will be introduced by Ron Morin, Director of The Maine EMS Honor Guard / Color Guard, and include representatives of Med-Care Ambulance, United Ambulance and Monmouth Rescue. Allan’s daughter, Amy & son Josh will be speakers. EMS providers & friends of Allan will then be invited to speak.
Uniformed EMS, Fire & other Public Safety personnel are invited to form outside the building, for a marching double file procession into and around the casket, to pay respects to Allan, and continue out of the building, returning to the staged Emergency Vehicles.
Farmington Fire Department personnel will be on hand to direct Emergency Vehicles to the staging area and to park family, friends and other attending the service.
The Maine EMS Honor Guard will conduct a flag folding. Dean Milligan and Ron Morin will present the flag to Allan’s mother.
The members of The Med-Care Ambulance Service, The United Ambulance Service and Monmouth Rescue will be seated in the building. They along with all other friends, relatives or persons of interest, will be called to rise from their seats and pass by the casket and pay their respects to the family, who will be receiving. The members will then march from the building, in single file, to a staging area outside the building, where they will form rows of members, on both sides of the exit of the building, to the draped ambulance that will take Allan Parsons to his resting place. The Maine EMS Honor Guard / Color Guard will be piped out of the building, by Jay Bradshaw, followed by the pall bearers, the funeral director and the family.
Other persons, in the building can exit at this time behind the family, or through side exits of the building.
Upon departure of the family, with the Wiles Funeral Service, they will drive past the staged Emergency Vehicles, where Emergency Personnel will salute the Ambulance, the casket and the family members. This will be the formal end of the service.
Emergency personnel are welcomed back into the building for a time of fellowship. Chief of Med-Care Ambulance, Den Milligan and Assistant Chief, Chris Moretto will be present to receive guests.
The Maine EMS Honor Guard / Color Guard respect the wishes of Allan Parson’s family. While we understand the interest of some wanting to do more than what we have planned, the above represents the wishes of the family.
Directions for Wednesday:
The Wiles Funeral Home is located on Route 2, Farmington Falls Road, next to the Farmington Fire Station. The best routes in are from the Maine Turnpike in Augusta, take the Belgrade Exit 112B North on Route 27. From the North, In Waterville, Maine, Exit 130 North to Route 139. Follow Route 139 to Norridgewock, Maine and follow Route 2 West to Farmington. The Funeral home will be on your left. High Street and Maple Street will be on your right, just past the Farmington Fire Station.
From the south & west, take Route 4 North to Route 2 East into Farmington, follow Route 2 East, across Center Bridge, bear to right on Route 2, the Funeral Home is at the top of the Hill on the right. Just beyond that is Maple Street on the left.
Directions for Thursday:
The entrance for the Franklin County Fairgrounds is off Maple & High Street, in Farmington, Maine. If you are coming from the West, Maple Street is just across from the Farmington Fire Station on Route 2. Follow Maple Street through a stop sign, 100 feet on the right.
If you are coming from the east, turn onto High Street, just as you enter the reduced speed area of Farmington, on your right. Follow High Street past the Fairgrounds to Maple Street, turn right and the gate is 100 feet on the right.
Ron Morin, Director
Cell Phone; 207-650-3090
MAINE EMS HONOR GUARD / COLOR GUARD27 years and still having a great time in the back of the truck :-)
07-09-2007, 04:39 PM #2
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