Central District

Firefighters of Central Pennsylvania

Last updated  2/7/2020


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Bedford, Blair, Cambria, Centre, Clearfield, Clinton, Cumberland, Dauphin, Elk, Fulton, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, Juniata, Lycoming, McKean, Mifflin, Montour, Northumberland, Snyder, Somerset, Tioga, Union, York

    NOTICE - 2/7/2020

1/9/2020 It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Past President Clyde Sheehan. There will be a viewing on Friday 1/10/2020 4 - 8 pm with a Fireman's Service at 6:30 pm at Matevish & Matevish Funeral Home, 307 N Center St, Ebensburg, PA 15931



     Allen E. Steele, 67, of Williamsport died unexpectedly Wednesday, February 5, 2020. Surviving is his loving wife of 44 years, Mellodee (Breidinger) Steele.

     Born January 24, 1953 in Williamsport he was a son of the late John and Edith (Welshans) Steele.  

     Allen was a graduate of Hughesville High School and attended W.A.C.C. for building construction.

     He was a member of the Montoursville Fire Department, serving as chaplain and fire police, the Duboistown Fire Department, Western Pennsylvania Fire Member Association, Central District Firemen Association, Loyalsock Volunteer Fire Company, Goosenecker Association and the Chicken Headers Club. Allen was a past President of the Pennsylvania State Firemen Association and the Loyalsock and Williamsport Lions Club.

     He had a great talent for his woodcrafts, his passion for bringing joy to others which was he truly adored. Allen enjoyed going to O.C. Maryland to see his firemen friends and family. He loved his granddaughters with all of his heart, as they were his pride and joy.

     Surviving in addition to his wife are his three children, Nathan and Michelle Steele, of Williamsport, and Stephanie Steele, of Milton; three grandchildren, Beviana, Trisha, and Madelyn; a brother, John Steele, of Montoursville; and a beloved granddog, Titan.

     In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his siblings, Janet Getz, Joyce Brussler, and Dennis Steele.

     Services will be held privately at the convenience of the family.

     In lieu of flowers the family asks for cards and contributions to be sent directly to his loved ones to help with expenses. 

     Online condolences and contributions may be made at www.SandersMortuary.com on Allen’s memorial page.




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The Central District Volunteer Firemen's Association

Established 1892


President -  Larry Carter Jr., Lewistown PA - August 13,14,15, 2020 - 717-348-5444

1 st Vice President - Eldon R Mickel, New Paris, PA, Schellsburg, August 26,27,28, 2021, 814-839-4984

2 nd Vice President - Shawn L McMullen, Nanty Glo, PA, August 18-19-20, 2022, 814-749-9468

3 rd Vice President - Kirk A Pote, Roaring Spring, PA, August 17-18-19, 2023

Chaplain - Leonard E Alwine, Altoona PA - 814-943-4397

Assistant Chaplain - Elmer R Bailey, Spangler PA - 724-568-2103

Secretary - Gerald T Corbin, Hollidaysburg PA - 814-695-7165

Assistant Secretary - Thomas I Morgan, Altoona, PA - 814-935-2252

Treasurer - James W Reilly, Hollidaysburg PA - 814-942-7986

Assistant Treasurer - Robert Muldoon, Hollidaysburg PA - 814-696-1043


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