Funeral Arrangements for Wilmington Fire Protection District Firefighter

The Wilmington Fire Protection District is reporting the death of Firefighter Paramedic David Pollack.

He was involved in a motor vehicle accident on the evening of Friday, September 22nd while off duty and sustained unsurvivable injuries as a result.

Pollack became a member of the Fire District in January of 2018 as a Firefighter Paramedic and was currently assigned as a Shift Leader at Station 2.

He was a member of the MABAS Division 15 Technical Rescue Team and also a part time member with the Coal City Fire Protection District.

According to the Facebook post by Wilmington Fire Protection District Deputy Chief Todd Friddle, “David will be an organ and tissue donor where, as he did in life through his profession, will continue to save many lives. Our thoughts and prayers continue to be with David, his wife Julissa, David’s parents and family during this very difficult time.

Visitation for David Vincent Pollack will be held at the Fred C. Dames Funeral Home, 3200 Black Rd. (at Essington Rd.), Joliet, IL, on Monday, October 2, 2023, from 2:00 to 8:00 p.m. and will continue Tuesday morning, from 9:00 a.m. until the time of Celebration of Life at 11:30 a.m.  Interment will follow at Resurrection Cemetery in Justice, IL.

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