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Firefighter Jon Davies Arrangements

For Immediate Release: 12/9/2011 3:13 pm

Worcester, MA (December 9, 2011) - It is with deepest regret and sorrow to report the line-of-duty death of Firefighter Jon D. Davies of IAFF Local 1009 - Worcester, Massachusetts. Brother Davies, 43, passed away on Thursday, December 8, 2011 from a building collapse while responding to a three-alarm fire.

The viewing will be held on Wednesday, December 14, 2011 from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Mercadante Funeral Home, 370 Plantation Street, Worcester, MA 01605, (508) 754-0486. The funeral will be held on Thursday, December 15, 2011 at 10:00 AM at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, 24 Mulberry Street, Worcester, MA 01605, (508) 752-2964. The Coalition will meet at the DCU Center from 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (subject to change).

Expressions of sympathy or condolences can be sent to Local 1009 at 625 Chandler Street, Worcester, MA 01602 or emailed to

The following media outlets have confirmed that they will be covering the funeral live: WHDH, WCVB, WBZ, NECN, FOX and WBZ Radio.

To facilitate parking needs, the link below provides a PDF map of parking garages and lots in the area surrounding downtown.


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