Belfy of Muskegon, Mich., Dead
Napoleon Belfy, in service of Muskegon, Mich., for fortyeight of his sixty-nine years, and Chief of the Fire Department for thirty-eight years, died at St. Mary’s Hospital. Rochester, Minn.
On October 17, 1930, a civic banquet was held to celebrate the forty-fifth anniversary of his entrance into the Fire Department. Over two hundred of the leading citizens gathered to pay tribute to Chief Belfy.
The funeral was held under the auspices of the Elks Lodge of which he was a life member. There were delegations of firemen from many parts of the state in the funeral procession which was nearly one mile long. It was one of the largest and most impressive ever witnessed in that city.