Leadership

Yonkers Honors Chaplain

Issue 4 and Volume 113.

Yonkers Honors Chaplain The Yonkers, N. Y., Fire Department honored the Rev. Christopher G. Kane, Catholic chaplain of the department, at a testimonial dinner on February 13. A native of New York City, Father Kane was ordained by Cardinal Spellman in 1950 and assigned to the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Yonkers. He was sworn in as chaplain in April 1955. The testimonial was intended as an expression of the “true measure of appreciation for the five years of his untiring service to the members of the fire department as their chaplain and spiritual advisor.” The first Catholic chaplain of the Yonkers Fire Department, the most Rev. Joseph F. Flannelly, presently Auxiliary Bishop of New York, was present. Others who attended were: New York State Lieutenant Governor Malcolm Wilson, City Manager Charles L. Curran, Mayor Kristen Kristensen, Fire Chief Andrew J. Gerloek, Retired Chief William C. Garvin, the Protestant and…

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