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For Immediate Release: February 15, 2013

Former UFA President Michael “Mickey” Maye Has Passed Away

Maye served as UFA President from 1968-1973 and 1975-1977

It is with deep regret that the Uniformed Firefighters Association (UFA) reports the passing of former UFA President Mickey Maye, which occurred in Boynton Beach, Florida on February 15th 2013.

Steve Cassidy, President of the UFA said, "On behalf of the Executive Board and the members of the UFA we express our deepest condolences to the family of Michael Maye. He will be remembered as an extraordinary leader in very challenging times."

Michael Maye was assigned to Ladder 31, located on Intervale Avenue in the Bronx. In 1968 he was first elected president of the union representing New York City's rank and file firefighters, serving until 1973. He was later elected to serve again as UFA president from 1975 - 1977. These were very turbulent times, as New York City was in severe fiscal distress and fires were rampant. Mr. Maye had two sons Mike Maye Jr and Daniel Maye, who followed his footsteps also serving as New York City Firefighters.

The UFA offers its prayers and condolences to the Maye family.

Services are as follows:

Wake/Viewing:
Tuesday, February 19th 2-4pm & 7-9pm
Lorne and Sons Funeral Home
745 NE 6th Ave, Delray Beach, FL 33483
Tel: (561) 276-4161

Funeral Mass:
Wednesday, February 20th at 10:30am
St. Mark's Catholic Church
643 NE 4th Ave, Boynton Beach, FL 33435
Tel: (561) 735-3530

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