Edmund F. Gorczynski joined the United States Army in 1952 and served
for two years. Not long after leaving the Army, he married Madeline
Mastrangelo. The Gorczynskis were blessed with two sons, Michael and
September 28, 1962 Edmund F. Gorczynski was appointed to
the Camden Fire Department. He reported for duty for the first time on
October 1, 1962. In January of 1969 he was prompted to Captain. He
retired on January 1, 1990.
to Camden Camden lifting its residency requirements for firefighters in the 1970s,
Edmund F. Gorczynsi and family lived at 272 North
33rd Street in East Camden. The family subsequently moved to Cherry
Hill, New Jersey, where oldest son Michael was a star football player in
the mid-1970s at Cherry Hill High School East.
F. Gorczynski passed away on April 20, 2014, survived by his wife, sons,
and five grandchildren.