The Heath Ma. Fire Department and the Franklin County Fire Chiefs’ Association regretfully announce the passing of Chief Earl M. Gleason (retired), who served the Town of Heath Fire Department in several capacities for 70 years (1948-2018), including 21 as Chief (1975-1996).

At the request of the family, there are no calling hours.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, May 12, 2018, 1400 hours, at the Heath Union Church, 5 East Main Street, Heath, MA 01346, with formal burial to follow.

More details for fire personnel regarding funeral services forthcoming.