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39-year-old Billerica firefighter dies from occupational cancer

The firefighters' union said a graveside service will be held Monday, Nov. 22.

The Billerica Firefighters Local 1495 union announced Tuesday the death of one of their own, 39-year-old firefighter Patrick Corbett. Corbett passed away Tuesday from occupational cancer, the union said.

The union said a graveside service will be held Monday, Nov. 22, and more information would be available later.

Expressions of sympathy and condolences for the Billerica firefighters and members of the Corbett family can be sent to:

IAFF Local 1495
8 Good St.
Billerica, MA 01821.

The Patrick Corbett Fund has been set up for those who would like to donate to Corbett’s family. Those donations can be directed to:

“The Patrick Corbett Fund”
c/o The Billerica Municipal Employees Credit Union
365 Boston Road #107
Billerica, MA 01821

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