Funeral arrangements for fallen Owego Fire Captain

Robin Humphrey —  Thursday, January 24, 2013

We reported yesterday of an in line of duty death of Owego Fire Department Captain Matthew Porcari. He died earlier this week while fighting a fire in Newark Valley and falling through the floor.

We have received information on Captain Parcari’s calling hours and funeral arrangements for this Saturday.

All agencies participating in the calling hours and/or the Funeral are being asked to contact the Tioga Bureau of Fire by tomorrow with details of responding personnel.  Please contact Deputy Fire Coordinator Frank Okrasinski at 1-(607)-727-8070 (cell) , 1-(607)-687-6782 (fax) or e-mail –

Calling Hours:  Saturday January 26, 2013, from noon to 4:00 pm

Location:         Owego Middle School Gymnasium

Address:          3 Sheldon Guile Blvd.  Owego NY 13827