It is with deep regret and sorrow that the Officers and Members of the Rombout Fire Company announce the passing of Honorary Member, Roy J. Prentiss on Tuesday, September 25, 2012. Roy was a charter member of the company formed in 1971 and was a founding member of the Board of Fire Commissioners of the Rombout Fire District. Roy served as President of the Rombout Fire Company pro-tem in 1971 until elections and served the Rombout Fire District as Chairman of the Board for 26 years from 1971 - 1996.

Wake: Sun 9/30 2-4PM, 6-9PM, Auchmoody Funeral Home, Fishkill

Funeral: Mon 10/1 10AM at St Mary's Church, Jackson St, Fishkill.

Company Service will be held Sunday, 9/30 at 19:00.

About Rombout

Rombout is an all volunteer fire company formed in 1971, and is named after the “ Rombout Patent ” which once covered most of the land in Dutchess County, NY. Rombout has about 50 active members, and many more exempt/associate members.

Rombout Fire Company protects the Rombout Fire District. Rombout is one of five fire departments or districts that protect the residents of the Town & Village of Fishkill, NY.

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