A long-time officer of the O.L. Davis Fire Company and Endwell Fire Department and Chairman of the Board of Fire Commissioners for the Endwell Fire District has passed away.  61-year-old Francis Pandich Junior died at home August 21.

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According to the obituary placed by the family, Pandich was a 41-year life member of the Davis Fire Company and was the Fire Commission Chair for the past 21 years.

Pandich had been Lieutenant, Captain and Assistant Chief in the Endwell Fire Department.

A memorial service will be held August 27 at the Allen Memorial Home in Endicott at 7 p.m., followed by a remembrance conducted by the Endwell Fire Department.  The family will receive friends starting at 5 p.m.

Donations may be made to the American Heart Association and the O.L. Davis Fire Company at 3508 Country Club Road, Endwell, NY 13760.