Methuen firefighter who suddenly died to be laid to rest

METHUEN, Mass. (AP) — The city of Methuen is paying its final respects to a city firefighter who died suddenly.

Calling hours for Patrick McKallagat are scheduled for Monday at the Cataudella Funeral Home in the city. A funeral Mass is scheduled for at St. Monica’s Church on Tuesday.

Mayor Stephen Zanni and Fire Chief Tim Sheehy say the 37-year-old McKallagat died at his home last Tuesday. They did not disclose a cause of death.

The 6-year veteran of the department leaves behind a 5-year-old daughter.

The mayor and chief said McKallagat “served the community with distinction and displayed exemplary service to the people of Methuen during his career.”


Mayor Stephen Zanni and Methuen Fire Chief Tim Sheehy regret to announce that active duty firefighter Patrick McKallagat…

Posted by Methuen Fire Department on Wednesday, November 22, 2017


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