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G******** Brothers and Sisters, my name is Gabriel T. Rukovishnikoff, JR. Fire Chief of St. Paul Volunteer Fire Dept in St. Paul Island, Alaska. We lost our Brother Anthony J. Kochutin today just after midnight. He was fighting prostate cancer. He was retired an served our Dept and Community for 20 plus years as a Fire Fighter and also Served a year or so as our Fire Chief. He passed in the hospital in Anchorage, Alaska. Anthony is survived by his Brother Nekifer Kochutin, Jr. who is also a retired Fire Fighter and his Daughter Angela Kochutin who resides in Wasilla, Alaska. Anthony's funeral will be sometime early next week. Are prayers go to his family. Thank you, Chief Rukovishnikoff.

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Comment by Brad Hoff on March 31, 2010 at 10:25am
Our fellow brothers and sisters here on the community and in Alaska send our sincere condolences to your department and the family of Gabriel.

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