Firefighter John Evans was a 37-year veteran of the department.
Evans worked at Ladder 18 in Nicetown-Tioga for approximately 28 years.
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Since 2012, he served at Marine Unit 1 as a Fire Boat Pilot.
Officials said Evans passed away on February 12 after a tough battle with COVID-19.
Mayor Jim Kenney is expected to speak at the funeral Tuesday morning.
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