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Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

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Date of report (Date of earliest event reported) December 23, 2018



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Item 5.02

Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

On December 23, 2018, the Board of Directors of Kestrel Heat LLC, the general partner of Star Group, L.P. (the “Company”), approved the appointment of Daniel Donovan, 72, to serve as President and Chief Executive Officer of Kestrel Heat LLC on an interim basis until a permanent replacement can be identified and appointed by the Board.  Mr. Donovan assumes the responsibilities of Chief Executive Officer from Steven J. Goldman, who passed away suddenly on December 22, 2018.  Mr. Donovan has been a director of Kestrel Heat since April 28, 2006. Mr. Donovan was Chief Executive Officer of Kestrel Heat from May 31, 2007 to September 30, 2013 and had been President from April 28, 2006 to September 30, 2013.  Mr. Donovan’s compensation arrangement as President and Chief Executive Officer is not final as of the date of this filing.  Additional information regarding Mr. Donovan is set forth in the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K filed December 6, 2018, which information is incorporated herein by reference.

Item 7.01Regulation FD Disclosure.

On December 24, 2018, the Company announced the sudden passing of Mr. Goldman and the appointment of Mr. Donovan of President and Chief Executive Officer on an interim basis.  A copy of the press release is set forth as Exhibit 99.1 hereto and incorporated herein by reference.

Item 9.01          Exhibits.

Exhibit 99.1    A copy of the Star Group, L.P. Press Release dated December 24, 2018.



Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.







By: Kestrel Heat, LLC (General Partner)





/s/ Richard Ambury



Richard Ambury



Chief Financial Officer


Date: December 26, 2018