Central Coventry Fire Chief passes away from occupational cancer
A Captain of the Central Coventry Fire District passed away after
a battle with cancer.
Captain William Hall suffered from occupational cancer that he
contracted during his 22-years on the department.
He started with the Department in the Washington Fire District
in 1992 and was promoted to Lieutenant in 1999.
Hall was known for donning a red suit and beard and playing Santa
on a Fire truck visiting local communities during the holidays. He was also a founding
member of the Coventry Arson task Force and a founding member of the Central Coventry
Emergency Response Team. He also coached a local softball team.
Hall also served as a town councilman and was the chairman of
the Coventry Sewer Committee.
Hall was posthumously promoted to rank of Battalion Chief and
will have a funeral mass with full traditional line of duty honors.
Calling hours will be held April 24 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Iannottie Funeral Home in Coventry.