The Barnard Exempt Firemen’s Association was incorporated for the relief, aid, and assistance of the members thereof, and their families, who are disabled or indigent, and the promotion of the welfare of the volunteer fire service in the Barnard Fire District. Members of the Barnard Fire Department are also accorded the same privileges.

in memorium​​​​​​​
it is with deep sorrow and regret that the barnard exempt fireman's association announces the passing of exempt member and past sergeant of arms richard maggi.

Richard R. Maggi “Rick”
Wednesday, May 4, 2022 at age 62 went home to be with his parents, Americo and Angela Maggi.  He is survived by his children, Richard and Nicole (Michael) Davis; grandson, Cole Davis; brother, Robert (Jennifer) Maggi; niece and nephew, Ashlee and Nicholas Maggi; special friends; Jerry Yeager, Christine Dodson and Cheryl Bell; many loving family and dear friends.
Rick was a life member of Barnard Fire Department and past member of the Penfield Fire Department.  He had a love of hockey, especially watching the Chicago Blackhawks.  He enjoyed music, cooking and will be deeply missed by all who knew him.
Rick’s visitation will be held Wednesday, May 11th 4-6 PM at Vay-Schleich & Meeson 1075 Long Pond Road where his Funeral Service will follow at 6:00 PM in the funeral home.  Interment will be held Thursday, May 12th 10:30 AM in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.  (Please meet at the Dewey Ave entrance).  Those wishing to contribute to Rick’s unexpected passing and help the family during this difficult time with honoring his wishes and having unprepared funeral costs, please contact the funeral home. We want to thank those who have shown their continued love and support. For more information and to sign his online guestbook, visit

rick houseman - President
 john mcbeth - 1st vp
 mark renz - 2nd vp / exempt historian
Bob Harrison - Treasurer
Sandi Hillebrandt - Secretary
 doug scarson - Chief Engineer
 Ron Rozinski - Assistant Chief Engineer
Frank Diehl - Warden
Jim Derleth - Sergeant at arms
barbra williams - chaplain

dick davis  - Chairman
fred petroske - vice chairman
gerry dunst      tom cappon     john shick

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Barnard Exempt Firemen’s Association  360 Maiden Lane Rochester, NY  14616
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