Tragically, on Friday March 2, a fire on the second floor of the PaPa J’s building spread to the third floor and ultimately the roof. John “Mike” Wells, the superintendent of maintenance for both PaPa J’s and the Masonic Building succumbed to his injuries on Saturday, March 3. His memorial service is being held
Wednesday, March 7 at Slater Funeral Home at 1650 Greentree Road from 4p-7p.
The entire Carnegie Community is heartbroken at the loss of life, housing, livelihood and the institution know as PaPa J’s. Donations are being excepted at:
1. All area PNC Banks have a fund set up under Carnegie Borough Victim Relief
2. www.gofundme.com website has the Carnegie Borough Victim Relief fund. Police Chief Jeff Kennedy suggested all donations go to this account if you do not
know the victims personally.
3. Carnegie Boys & Girls Club is accepting clothing, toiletries and some furniture for storage Monday – Friday 1p-8p.
4. Carnegie Volunteer Fire Department is also accepting furniture
Michael Troiani has asked that any job offers to help his 42 employees who lost their jobs be sent to him at firstname.lastname@example.org
Fundraisers being developed:
From the Borough Council meeting on Monday, March 5 there are other fundraisers in the making.
Check with Carnegieborough.com for more information.
One mention was a fundraiser at Cefalo’s being planned by the PTA and the Olive Garden. More Information to come.