CONCORD, NH – The funeral plans for Hopkinton Fire Chief Rick Schaefer have been set as follows: Wake: Friday, September 7, 2012 from 4pm to 8pm at the Hopkinton Middle High School, 297 Park Avenue, Contoocook, NH

Uniform of the Day: Class A uniform

Parking for fire service members will be at the Hopkinton Fairgrounds, Yellow Gate, Route 103, Contoocook, NH. A “sea of blue” fire service walk through will commence at 1830 hours. All fire service personnel are asked to stage outside the high school at 1800 hours.

Service: Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 1100 hours at St. Theresa Catholic Church, 158 Old West Hopkinton Road, Henniker, NH

Uniform of the Day: Class A uniform

Fire Service personnel are to report to the staging area at 0830 hours for instructions. Parking for all fire service members will be at the soccer fields located on Old Concord Road in Henniker (43.181588oW, 71.811209oN). Busses will be provided to transport all fire service members from the parking area to the staging area located one mile away at Ayer & Goss on Old Concord Road. A procession march, 6/10ths of a mile, will commence from Ayer & Goss across Route 202 to the church. Busses will be provided to return fire service members back to the parking area at the soccer fields.

Honor Guards wishing to attend should contact Honor Guard Coordinator Tim Hebert by calling or texting department name and number attending to 603-235-9104.

Interment to follow at the Contoocook Village Cemetery, Contoocook, NH. Busses will be provided to transport fire service members to either the cemetery or back to the parking lot.