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Roger T. Parker, Jr
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Birth: unknown
Death: Aug. 17, 1975
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA

One of 8 Philadelphia firefighters who died while fighting the monstrous 11-alarm fire at the Gulf Oil Refinery on Penrose Avenue in South Philadelphia. Fellow firefighter Joseph Wiley (who also perished in the fire) joined the Fire Department on the same day - January 6, 1969.

The Evening Bulletin (Philadelphia); Wednesday, August 20, 1975, Page 44:

"PARKER
Aug. 17, 1975, ROGER T., JR. Beloved husband of Susanne (nee De Lisi), father of Maureen (?) yrs old & Roger T, III, 4 yrs. Old. Son of Rit (?) & Roger, brother of Bruce & Brian. Relatives & friends are invited to funeral Fri. 10 AM, from the Penna. Burial Co. Inc., 1327-29 S. Broad St. Mass of Christian Burial, Cathedral of SS. Peter and Paul, 11 AM. Int. Holy Cross Cem. Viewing Thurs. eve." 
 
Burial:
Holy Cross Cemetery
Yeadon
Delaware County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Donna Di Giacomo
Record added: Jun 18, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 92150196
Roger T. Parker, Jr
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