Arrangements for Firefighter Charles ‘Rick’ Gentilcore, Montgomery County (MD) Fire & Rescue Service

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Below are arrangement for Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Service Firefighter Charles ‘Rick’ Gentilcore who was found unresponsive at the Burtonsville fire station on Friday.

From MCFRS blog:

“Rick,” age 52, was transported in critical condition to Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring, Maryland. Despite the best efforts of paramedics and hospital staff, Rick succumbed a short time after arriving at the hospital. Rick lived in Bowie, Maryland – Prince George’s County. He was a twenty-three year member of the MCFRS: first serving as a volunteer with the Burtonsville Volunteer Fire Department (eleven years) and, most recently, as a career fire fighter rescuer (twelve years). His last duty assignment was Burtonsville Fire Station 15. He leaves behind a wife, son, and extended family.

Arrangements:

Viewing
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 – 1400-1600 hours and 1800-2200 hours
Hines-Rinaldi Funeral Home – 11800 New Hampshire Avenue, Silver Spring, Maryland 20904

Funeral
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 – 1300 hours
Covenant Life Church – 7501 Muncaster Mill Road, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20877

Interment
Immediately following the post-funeral processional
Gate of Heaven Cemetery – 13801 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, Maryland 20906

Repast
Immediately following interment – details are being finalized and are forthcoming

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions may be made to the Burtonsville Volunteer Fire Department: http://www.bvfd.com/support/donate-online/
For the Funeral and Interment departments, honor units, and bands wishing to pay respect to Rick should email the contacts below for specific coordination.

Apparatus MCFRS.LODD@montgomerycountymd.gov

Honor Units Fire.HonorGuard@montgomerycountymd.gov

Bands pipemajor@mcffpipesanddrums.org