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Sat. Sep 6th 2014
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Theresa Fire was dispatched at 21:24 to Cottage Hill rd. in the Town of Theresa for a structure fire, upon arrival, units found the building fully evolved, crews worked quickly to contain the fire an...
Fri. Jul 26th 2013
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Theresa Fire Dept. was dispatched to a one car MVA on Red lake Rd. in the town of Theresa shortly after 4pm Friday afternoon. Upon arrival of fire units, 1 SUV was found in the trees and Indian River ...
Tue. Apr 2nd 2013
Called at 1:10 am to respond to a mutual aid structure fire on County Route 13, LaFargeviile Command had us set up a fill site in the hamlet of LaFargeville
Wed. Mar 27th 2013
Theresa Fire Units were dispatched to a vehicle fire on Interstate 81, northbound, (milemarker 172) early Wednesday evening, upon arrival of fire units the fire had been extinguished with a fire extin...
Sun. Oct 7th 2012
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Shortly after 2am Sunday Morning Theresa Fire and Indian River Ambulance were dispatched to an MVA on NYS Rt. 37 in the town of Theresa. Upon arrival of fire units one car was found overturned and en...
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Frank Traufler
Position
Firefighter

Bio

Frank J. Traufler, 47, of 211 Commercial Street died Saturday, June 7, 2014 of natural causes.

Born on October 7, 1966 in Buffalo, NY, he was the son of the late Clark, Sr., and Anne Schlepegrell Traufler. He graduated from Indian River Central School in 1986 and was employed as a supply clerk on Ft. Drum.

He was a former member of the Theresa Fire Dept. and Redwood Fire Dept.

Frank enjoyed playing cards and was an avid Yankees and the Buffalo Bills fan.

Survivors include two sons Brandon Gardner of Rochester, and Clayton Traufler of Redwood three brothers, Clark Traufler and Tracy Mages of Buffalo, John Traufler and his wife Betty of Theresa, George Traufler of Florida a sister, Christine McCue and her husband Randy, Wyoming a sister in law, Chong Traufler, Clayton numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

His parents who died in 1977, an uncle who adopted the Trauflers' after their parents' death, William "Bill" Traufler, a sister, Amy Williams, and a brother, James Traufler all died before him.

There will be a celebration of life on Sunday, June 22, 2014 from 12 pm to 3 pm at the Theresa Fire Hall. Please wear your favorite team apparel or dress casual.

Arrangements are with Frederick Bros. Funeral Home, Inc., Theresa, NY

The family would like to thank the Theresa Fire Dept., family, friends and everyone for their kindness and generosity at the time of our loss.

Donations may be made to American Kidney Fund, 6110 Executive Blvd., Rockville, MD 20852 or to a charity of one's choice. Donations will also be accepted at the memorial service.

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