Bristol Twp First Responder Family Loses One of its Own


Digital Reporter- Jeff Bohen



A Bristol Township Fire Company reported on its social media page the loss of a local first responder recently.

The Newportville Fire Company #1 Station 12/82 posted on Facebook long time Fire Police Captain, Fire Police Lieutenant, and Treasurer Bruce Williams had passed away.

“Bruce was long time member and a true asset to the department. Bruce loved serving his community, along with his Fire Police duties at Newportville Fire Company # 1 and Bristol Township Fire Police,” officials said on the fire companies social media page.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend services on Saturday, July 6, 2019 from 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m. at Calvary Baptist Church,  250 Green Ln., Bristol, PA 19007.
A funeral ceremony will begin at 10:45 a.m. at the church. Interment will follow at Bristol Cemetery.
Contributions may made to either the Newportville Fire Company or the Calvary Baptist Church, in Williams’ name,.

We would like to express our sincere condolences to the Williams family in this trying time, the fire company said.

Williams of Levittown was 77.

For service information or to view his obituary please click here. 


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Jeff Bohen has been covering news in the Philadelphia region since 2008. First on Temple Student Radio WHIP's "Run Down" Show. He then Interned at WBCB, and was a contributor on four different Patch sites. Bohen was/ is the co-founder/creator of helping it become the most popular digital news site in Lower Bucks County.
Bohen is a passionate about educating the public on issues surrounding mental health, as he lives with Bi-Polar Disorder. In his free time, Jeff is a avid sports fan, podcast listener, and metal head whose the best air guitarist/drummer he knows. Bohen is single and has no children.