Firefighter Jerome C. Smith Honored for 50 Years of Firefighting Service

Tuesday, May 08, 2018

The Elsmere Fire District and Elsmere Fire Company A, Inc. honored Firefighter Jerome "Jerry" C. Smith on May 5, 2018 for having achieved 50 years of active service as an Elsmere firefighter. Jerry was elected to active membership on July 25, 1968. He served as Fire Lieutenant from 1975 through 1977. Jerry served as Fire Captain from 1978 through 1981. He was the recipient of the Kenneth E. McNary Achievement Award on April 24, 1993 and became a Life Member of the Elsmere Fire Company A, Inc. that same month. He was awarded Life Membership in the Hudson Mohawk Volunteer Firemen's Association in Jule 2006. In May 2001, he was cited for most drills attended the previous year. Jerry and his wife Lois reside in Glenmont.