posted on: 6/7/2019

Members of Dover's Community Services recently attended the dedication of a memorial to Public Works employees who died while working as public servants. The memorial, which honors 36 state, county and municipal employees, is located on Hazen Drive in Concord.

Among the names on the memorial is Rudulf Demers. Demers was a Dover Public Works employee who died in a tragic work accident in July 2, 1971. Members of his family were also in attendance at the memorial's dedication.

Dozens of municipal and state employees attended the dedication ceremony on June 5. Public works vehicles from across the state lined the street around the memorial. 

Public Works memorial in Concord includes Dover name

posted on: 6/7/2019

Members of Dover's Community Services recently attended the dedication of a memorial to Public Works employees who died while working as public servants. The memorial, which honors 36 state, county and municipal employees, is located on Hazen Drive in Concord.

Among the names on the memorial is Rudulf Demers. Demers was a Dover Public Works employee who died in a tragic work accident in July 2, 1971. Members of his family were also in attendance at the memorial's dedication.

Dozens of municipal and state employees attended the dedication ceremony on June 5. Public works vehicles from across the state lined the street around the memorial.

The memorial, which cost $100,000, was funded entirely by donations and features a row of 24 inverted shovels lining the sidewalk. The shovels include the names of those who died on the job and represent every hour of the day that a public works employee is on duty.