‘He was a great guy’ – Funeral Procession Honors Tunkhannock Firefighter
TUNKHANNOCK, Pa. -- Dozens of volunteer firefighters marched through Tunkhannock on Monday to salute their longtime former fire chief. There were all the things you would expect at the funeral for a longtime Wyoming County firefighter. Jim Welch played "Taps." He has seven decades with Triton Hose Company Number 1 in Tunkhannock and felt this was the way to honor former Fire Chief Paul Shaffer, also known as "Chooch."