Gerard Paul Dewan "Jerry" Born Sat, April 16 1966. Youngest out of six. The fifth boy in his family. Jerry grew up in Roslindale section of Boston. Went to school at Sacred Heart Elementary and Don Bosco Technical High School. Jerry played baseball, football and hockey. Jerry was popular, energentic guy loved being involved in sports. Jerry was not a New Yorker he was a Bostonian the grandson, son and brother of Firefighters who in turn were the sons of Firefighters.
Gerard Dewan Aka "Jerry" he loved sports and his friends. he was a great person.
Jerry was a Carpenter, a Bartender and Marathon runner. But his passion for the Fire Department is what made him thrive. Jerry kept meticulous notes of the daily activities at work the riding list the tool checks, the responses, what they did and encountered.
He lived for the job and was relentless when it came to training.
In June 01 jerry was asked by service hero Capt. Patrick "Paddy" Brown to work for him at Ladder 3 a legend Capt. they shared similar views, goals and passions for their jobs.
when Jerry started Ladder 3 he wasn't on the Capt. shift. On Sept. 11 Jerry and Capt. Brown were officaly on the same shift.
Sept 11 local NY news channel filming a firehouse cooking segment at Ladder 3 live at 8:30 a.m. They went to a commercial in a few mins. the world changed as Engine 7 Ladder 1 and 1st Battalion witnessed the first plane hit north tower.
POLICE BOROUGH OF ROARING SPRINGS
Another Hero Signs Big Bertha. Thank You for your services.
Jillian, Bob and The Hero of the town. Thank you for all you do..
this is where we stayed and we had an amazing stay. thanks to you
look at this the first mack we have seen on this trip.. how beautiful
retired Fire Fighter Bob and the Railroad police.. By the way thank you for the patch.. love it Thank you..
Look at the leaves were are already changing. It's getting cold..
We also ran into another Football Penn state.. Jillian kicking the field goal and Mr. Wise throwing a ball Bob is enjoying.
another Hero signing The Joker
More Local Hero's from the Police Department. Thank you for your service
A train is comming get out of the way. lol.
This is the view after climbing out of free port..
Lou and Jillian.. Lou was amazing. It was an honor to have met you.
Jillian and Lou. Lou and Bob taking pic of each other.
ALLEGHENY TWP VOL. FIRE COMPANY
Another hero signs Big Bertha. Thank you for your services..
A hero signs Big Bertha. Thank you.
What a beautiful nice clean truck.
Bob and Lou. It was a pleasure to have you come out to us. Thank you
Bob and Jillian with the town Hero's. Thank you for your services.
CHris signs Big Bertha. Thank you for your service
A hero signs the bike.. Thank you
Betty signs Big Bertha. Thank you for all you do.
Jillian, Betty and Bob. What an honor
Bob, Jillian and Payton
Bob, Jillian and Payton. Payton future Penn State player and NFL Star..
Fred, Brenna, Aunt Mary, Jillian and Bob. We love you and Miss you.
Fred, Brenna, Aunt Mary, Bob and Jillian. Until next time
STELLA, STELLA, STELLA Love her.
Bob, Tyler, Calvin, Jillian and Robin. Our wonderful family
Bob, Tyler, Calvin, Jillian and Robin.. Yes there's a lot of crazy in this family. lol.
The only place we at when we go to Pennsylvania G and G. The best in town. Aunt Mary and Jillian heading in to eat.
Edward it was a pleasure this is his whip.
Bob, Edward and Jillian.. Thank you Edward for being so amazing and serving us with a smile.
Bob, Jillian and the owner and his amazing son 3rd gen.. What an amazing place this is a must stop if you go to Pennsylvania G and G. Thank you for Breakfast. It was an honor to eat at your place.
Butler/Freeport Community Trail DErailleur Bikeshop Cafe.. Thank you for the shirts..
Thank you for the wonderful lunch. It was amazing.
This is the Trail we road down. How beautiful..
The scene and the trail was amazing.
Check out the old bridge..
Now we do some night riding.. it was a great ride.
We're being escorted by the Butler Fire Department to the trail. Thank You
Buffalo Creek Route. What an amazing Trail..
Jillian and Brittni. We got the honor to ride with her on the trail
Jillian, Bob and Brittni. Thank you
Jillian and Brittni. Jillian helping Brittni get ready to ride Big Bertha
Jillian and Dustin. We got the honor to ride 25 miles with him on the trail..