Obituaries

Boilermaker and former State Building Trades President Chuck Westphal passes

Chuck Westphal was a retired member of Local 169, a representative in the Fight Back program and former president of the Michigan Tri-County Building Trades.

THE BOILERMAKERS LOST a champion and committed unionist when Charles “Chuck” Westphal, former president of the Michigan Tri-County Building Trades and member of Local 169 (Detroit), died April 11.

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Retired IVP-Eastern Canada Ed Power passes away

Retired IVP-Eastern Canada Ed Power passes away

May 13, 2019

Dear Brothers and Sisters:

It is with a heavy heart that I inform you that retired IVP-Eastern Canada Ed Power passed away on Saturday, May 11.

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Tribute to a dedicated leader: Remembering Past IVP-Western Canada Richard “Rick” Albright

Retired IVP-Western Canada Richard “Rick” Albright

RETIRED IVP-WESTERN CANADA Richard “Rick” Albright was well-known for his fun-loving sense of humor, his energy, his gritty determination, and his devotion to the International Brotherhood of Boile

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John Cammuso passes

John Cammuso

Former Babcock Power manager was familiar face to Boilermakers

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Retired IVP-NE Michael Murphy passes

RETIRED NORTHEAST SECTION International Vice President Michael S. Murphy passed away Nov. 27. He was 71. He retired Sept. 1, 2004 after 36 years as a Boilermaker member.

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'Dean of Boilermakers' John Skermont passes

JOHN J. SKERMONT, 1947-2016

Retired Local 1 member served 25 years as BM-ST

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Gary Prochnow passes away

Sept. 2, 1952 - Jan. 1, 2014

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Boilermakers union leader, Golden Gloves boxer Michael ‘Woody’ Wood dead at 93

IVP Michael “Woody” Wood

HIS GOLDEN GLOVES fists helped him fight for his union — and feed his family.

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Retired IST Charles Moran dies

Charles F. (Chick) Moran

Served as IVP for 14 years

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Retired IVP-WS Don Lacefield passes away at age 71

IVP (ret.) Donnie “Don” R. Lacefield

DONNIE RAY LACEFIELD, 71, a retired International Vice President for the Western States Section, passed away Sept. 26, 2011, in Flagstaff, Ariz. He is survived by his wife, Betty.

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