Tuesday, June 8, 2021
The Southwest Harbor Fire Department announces the passing of active member, Deputy Chief Sam Chisholm
It is with great sadness that the Southwest Harbor Fire Department announces the passing of active member, Deputy Chief Sam Chisholm. Deputy Chief Chisholm passed away unexpectedly at his home on 7 June 2021.
Deputy Chief Chisholm served the Southwest Harbor Community for 43 years, joining the department in 1978. Over his many years of courageous and dedicated service Sam held multiple positions in public safety, including; Firefighter, Fire Captain, Deputy Fire Chief, Fire Chief, Dispatcher, Police Officer as well as working on the ambulance.
The loss of Deputy Chief Chisholm leaves the Southwest Harbor Fire Department with a void that will be near impossible to fill and sadness that we will carry with us forever.
Per request of Deputy Chief Chisholm’s family, any sympathy cards or monetary donations may be made payable and delivered to:
Southwest Harbor Fire Association
PO Box 666
Southwest Harbor, Maine, 04679
Updates on services along with any other information the family releases will be posted on social media and sent via email through Mary Ellen Martel.
We ask that you keep Deputy Chief Chisholm’s family in your thoughts and prayers, and please do not attempt to contact them in this difficult time. All correspondence shall be directed to Capt. Colton Sanborn.
Southwest Harbor Fire Department