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DENNIS FIRE DEPARTMENT
LIEUTENANT DANIEL "FLIPPY" O'CONNELL
Passed away Feb 27, 2021 - Posted April 5, 2021
He was known as Flippy.
Daniel O'Connell served the Dennis Fire Department for over 25 years
retiring in October 2018 as a Lieutenant/Paramedic.
Prior to his fire department service, he was a United States Marine.
In 2009 he was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer.
He battled it for many years, demonstrating true courage
and strength, as well as an enduring cheerful positive attitude.
Over the years he helped so many others who had been facing
similar struggles. His outpouring of love, compassion, and unselfish
commitment to service never failed to amaze all who had the honor
and pleasure of knowing him.
On February 27, 2021 he lost his battle
against occupational cancer.
He will truly be missed by all of us.
Rest in Peace Flippy.