Joseph J. McHugh passed away on January 10, 2020. A long time Association member, Joe retired in 2007 as Chief Operator for the Greater Hazelton Joint Sewer Authority after 40 years of service. He was awarded an RSL membership in 2017. Joe was a veteran of the U.S. Army and an avid outdoorsman. He is survived by his wife, four brothers, two sisters, five children, and six grandchildren.


James G. Houstoun passed away on 12/14/19 at the age of 87. A member since 1991, Jim had retired from the Borough of Catasaqua, receiving his RSL membership in 2018. He is survived by his wife Monika.


Anthony L. “Tony” Romano passed away on July 9, 2019 at the age of 69.  Tony had recently retired from Susquehanna Fire Equipment Company.  He was a veteran, having served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.  Tony is survived by his widow Cecelia, with whom he shared 48 years of marriage, two children, and five grandchildren.  He joined the Association in 2000, and was an active member, particularly in the area of training.  Tony was awarded a Retired from Service Life Membership in January 2019.


Robert W. Nikander, Sr. passed away on April 28, 2018 at the age of 91.  Prior to his passing, Bob was the Chairman of C.A. Briggs Co. Inc.  He was an Association member since 2000.  Bob was a World War II veteran, having served in the U.S. Navy. He was also very involved in the community, founding the Horsham Little League in 1954 and remaining active in the league for many years.  To commemorate his service to the league, a field was dedicated in his honor in 2016.  He was also an avid sports fan, with the Phillies being his love. He is survived by his widow Margaret, four sons, and eight grandchildren.  



If you know of a member who has recently passed away please contact the Association Office with the details.