Michael Malinowski William Henderson Remembered —The Joe Billie for Congress campaign has sent us the following statement. We are grateful that at least one political figure remembered these public servants.
Joe Billie for Congress would like to give condolences to two men who had dedicated their lives to protecting Delaware County who died this month.
Morton-Rutledge Volunteer Fire Capt. Michael Christopher Malinowski died of an appartent heart attack, Dec. 3. He told fellow firefighters that he wasn’t feeling well shortly after returning from a call the day before regarding downed wires and trees.
He fell ill at work the next day and died shortly after arriving at the hospital.
He was 40.
Mr. Malinowski participated in training and fundraising at the department and used his carpentry skills to fix areas of the fire station including the company’s firefighter memorial.
He is survived by his wife and five children.
On Dec. 14, Dectective Lt. William Henderson of the Ridley Township Police Department died while on duty of natural causes. He also served as chief of the Vauclain Fire Co.