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Glendale Hts, IL 60139



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Russell Wood

James Reid


Nicholas Kosiara
Sharon Christopher
Richard Osborn

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August 2012
Photo taken by George Thompson

It is with great sadness that The Glenside Fire Protection District informs the members of our community that Jerome Pelletier, one of our current active part-time firefighters, has lost his battle with cancer. Jerry was with the District for 38 years initially serving as a full-time firefighter and ending his career as a part-time officer providing essential internal training of new part-time firefighters. 

Our sympathy and condolences go out to his family and co-workers. Please keep his family in your prayers. 

In honor of Jerry’s service time, a fire department walk through will take place at 7PM at Salerno’s Funeral Homes.

Jerome A. Pelletier

Visitation Date: Wednesday, July 27th, 2016 at Salerno’s Funeral Homes in Roselle
Visitation Time: 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Funeral Date: Thursday, July 28th, 2016
Funeral: Saint Matthew Church
Funeral Time: 10:30 am

Funeral Notes: Family and Friends to Gather at Funeral Home 9:30 a.m.


In Lieu of flowers the family is asking donations be made to the National Fallen Firefighters Association. 




DuPage Public Safety Communications (DU-COMM) has announced its launching of the Smart911 program.  Smart911 is a free-to-the-user secure and confidential program, which allows citizens to enter personal information to be displayed when 9-1-1 is called from a landline or cellular phone.

In a leading step to improve incident outcome, the Smart911 program is aimed at strengthening and expanding the current 9-1-1 program by providing additional critical information about the caller to the 9-1-1 call taker.  The program which includes basic information such as home address, is also capable of including information on disabilities, medical and rescue-related conditions, and children’s photos.  The registrant is provided the opportunity to enter the information he or she wants made available to the 9-1-1 dispatch center.

Additionally, Smart911 is a national program allowing the caller’s information to be made available in areas of the country where the service is also provided.  The same information that the registrant provided in DuPage County, would also be available to the 9-1-1 call taker outside the DuPage County area when 9-1-1 is dialed.

To decide if the Smart911 service is right for you and your family, or to simply sign up, please view the links below:

Glendale Heights Emergency Communications Center now offers a free, new service to help you when you call 9-1-1. Once you've signed up, first responders will be provided important information that will help them address your emergency. 

                                                                                                         SIGN-UP FOR SERVICE HERE

                                                                            ILLINOIS PREMISE ALERT PROGRAM ENROLLMENT FORM
                                                                           Provided by (Du Comm) Du Page Public Safety Communications.
                                                                                The dispatch agency for the Glenside Fire Protection District.





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