Mr. Brian James Nolan, 55, died August 17, 2010 at Orlando Regional Medical Center, Orlando.
He was born in Mountainside, New Jersey and lived in Vero Beach for 36 years coming from his birthplace. He was a graduate of Governor Livingston High School, Berkeley Heights, NJ.
He served with the Indian River Shores Public Safety Department for 27 years before his retirement in 2006. At the time of his death, he was the Fire Marshal/Indian River County Emergency Management Coordinator.
Mr. Nolan was President of the Treasure Coast Fire Chiefs Association and a member of the Florida Fire Chiefs Association.
Survivors include his sons, Brian Nolan, Jr. of Jensen Beach and Joseph Nolan of Vero Beach, daughter, Katherine Nolan of Vero Beach, brother, Edward J. Nolan, Jr. of Santa Fe, NM, sisters, Patty Henderson of Horse Shoe, NC and LaVerne Mazur of Tulsa, Oklahoma and 1 grandson.
Memorial contributions may be made to Vero Beach Firefighters Association, 1818 Commerce Avenue, Vero Beach, FL 32960.
SERVICES: Visitation will be 6 - 8 pm on August 20, 2010 at Strunk Funeral Home Vero Beach, Florida. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 A.M. on August 21, 2010 at St. Helen Catholic Church Vero Beach, Florida.