Category Archives: JOBIT

JOBIT: Tomkiel, Stanley A. Jr. [MC???? RIP]


Stanley A. Tomkiel, Jr.
AGE: 92 • Yonkers

Stanley A. Tomkiel, age 92, of Yonkers, NY died at home Monday evening of natural causes. He is survived by his devoted wife, Mary, his loving children, Stanley A. Tomkiel III, Maureen C. Tomkiel, Christine M. Bisson, wife of Brady, Gregory J. Tomkiel, Eugene F. Tomkiel, husband of Wendy, step-daughter Rosaria Porpora, and his grandchildren, Matthew Tomkiel, Melissa M. Tomkiel, Jason Bisson, Jenna Tomkiel, Jonathan Tomkiel, and seven great-grandchildren.

He practiced law for over 50 years in Yonkers and founded the Tomkiel & Tomkiel law firm with his son, Stanley, and grandson, Matthew. He retired from the active practice of law at age 84 after a long career devoted to representing injured workers. He served as Chairman of the Worker’s Compensation Committee of the Westchester County Bar Association, and was well reputed by his peers as a zealous and effective advocate for his clients.

A Philadelphia native, Mr. Tomkiel was a paratrooper squadron leader with the 82nd Airborne Division during World War II and fought in numerous battles and campaigns, including North Africa, Sicily, Anzio, Normandy, Ardennes, Rhineland, Rome-Arno, Central Europe and the Battle of the Bulge. He was wounded in action and awarded a Purple Heart as well as 7 Bronze Stars and a Bronze Service Arrowhead.

After the war, he settled in Westchester County, where he married Mary Laymon of Mount Vernon, his first wife (died 1972) and mother of his five children. He graduated Manhattan College and Fordham Law School.

Calling hours will be at Flynn Memorial Home on Central Park Avenue in Yonkers on Thursday from 2 to 4 & 7 to 9 pm. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday at 10 am at Saint Eugene’s Church, Yonkers. Interment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Valhalla, NY.

Flynn Memorial Home, Inc. – Yonkers
1652 Central Park Avenue
Yonkers, NY 10710
(914) 963-5178

Published in the The Journal News on Oct. 22, 2014


Tomkiel, Stanley A. Jr. [MC???? RIP] 


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JOBIT: Quinn, Denis Francis [MC???? RIP]


Denis Quinn (1926 – 2014)

Hyde Park – Denis Francis Quinn, 88, a 12 year resident of Hyde Park, died Sunday, October 19, 2014, at Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie. Born March 29, 1926 in Buffalo, NY, he was the son of the late Denis F. and Marian Hotaling Quinn. Denis proudly served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He graduated from Manhattan College, and worked as an engineer at IBM Poughkeepsie. Denis was a communicant of St. Peter’s Church and a 4th Degree Knight in the Knights of Columbus.

He was predeceased by his wife, Mary T. Quinn. Denis is survived by his four daughters, Ann Vellinga and husband, Keith, of Delaware, Mary Rozyczko and husband, Robert, of Dallas, Texas, Therese Synnett and husband, Robert, of Columbia, SC., and Margaret De Marco of Hyde Park; eleven grandchildren, three great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service and burial will be private. Arrangements are under the direction of Sweet’s Funeral Home, Inc., Rte. 9, Hyde Park.

To send an online condolence please visit

Funeral Home
Sweet’s Funeral Home
4365 Albany Post Road Hyde Park, NY 12538
(845) 229-2624

Published in the Poughkeepsie Journal on Oct. 21, 2014


Quinn, Denis Francis [MC???? RIP] 


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Dear John,

I do not find anything in my ‘stuff’ for Dennis F.

May He Rest In Peace.


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

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JOBIT: Rommel, Br. Louis [MC1953 RIP]


Louis Rommel


Brother Louis Rommel, F.S.C

LINCROFT, NJ – Brother Louis Rommel, F.S.C, 87, of Lincroft, NJ died Sunday at De La Salle Hall, Lincroft.

Brother Louis was born in New York City. He received the Holy Habit of the Christian Brothers on September 7, 1946. He earned a Master of Art Degree from Manhattan College in 1959.

Brother Louis’ assignments included Sacred Heart School, New York City, Good Shepherd School, New York City, Immaculate Conception School, Bronx, N.Y. where he served as principal, St. Augustine Community, Bronx, N.Y., Sacred Heart School, Bronx, N.Y., Monsignor Kelly School, New York City, La Salle Institute, Troy, N.Y. where he served as principal of the junior-middle School, La Salle Institute, Troy, N.Y.

He had been in residence at De La Salle Hall, Lincroft since 2007.

He is survived by two nephews, William and Stephen Allinger.

The viewing will be held at De La Salle Hall, Lincroft on Thursday from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at De La Salle Hall at 11:00 a.m. The interment will follow at St. Gabriel’s Cemetery, Marlboro Township, NJ. In lieu of flowers memorial donations to the De La Salle Nursing Development, 810 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft, NJ 07738 would be appreciated. Higgins Memorial Home, Freehold, NJ is in charge of arrangements.


Rommel, Br. Louis [MC1959 RIP]


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Dear John,

I believe that Brother is a member of that great Class of 1953. (two of my sources indicate that)

May He Rest In Peace.


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Rommel, Br. Louis [MC1953 RIP]

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JOBIT: Pettit, Edward A. Jr. [MC1965 RIP]


Edward A. Pettit Jr.
1943 – 2014


Edward A. Pettit, Jr., 71, of Bethlehem, died unexpectedly on Friday, October 17, 2014 at his residence.

He was born July 7, 1943 in Bronx, NY; son of Edward A. Pettit Sr. and Mary (Mallon) Pettit. Edward is survived by his loving wife of 33 years, Sue A. (Caldwell) Pettit.

Edward was a 1965 graduate of Manhattan College. He retired from the Bethlehem Steel Corp. after 38 years of service as an electrical engineer.

Edward volunteered his time for 10 years as a math tutor at Lehigh Carbon Community College.

He was also an avid Yankees, Giants and University of Notre Dame fan.

Survivors: Edward will be dearly missed by his wife, Sue; brother, Thomas Joseph Pettit of Dobbs Ferry, NY; cousins from both the United States and Ireland; and his two Persian cats, Peppi and Peanut.

Services: The family will receive friends on Monday, October, 20, 2014 from 4:30-7:30 p.m. at The Connell Funeral Home, 245 E. Broad St. Bethlehem, PA 18018 and again on Tuesday from 9-9:30 a.m. at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. on Tuesday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, 3219 Santee Rd. Bethlehem, PA 18020. Interment will follow at Holy Saviour Cemetery.

Contributions: In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517 Topeka, KS, 66675. Condolences may be offered online at

Published in Morning Call on Oct. 19, 2014


Pettit, Edward A. Jr. [MC1965 RIP] 

Guestbook: Same link

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JOBIT: O’Connell, Maurice Richard [MC1966 RIP]


Thursday, October 16, 2014 5:02 am

O’CONNELL, MAURICE RICHARD – of Egg Harbor Township, NJ died peacefully on October 11, 2014.

He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Mary Ann, son Michael, son Richard (Suzanne), daughter Theresa, and two grandchildren, Dennis and Megan.

Born in Staten Island, New York, in January 1939, Richard was raised in New York City and Yonkers, NY, until he met the love of his life, Mary Ann, and married in May 1960. They resided in Yonkers from 1965 until 1970, and then relocated to Freehold, NJ, where they raised their three children. Richard and Mary Ann have called Egg Harbor Township their home since 1990.

In 1966, Richard earned a BA from Manhattan College, and then went on to earn his MBA at Iona College in 1973.

Dad will always be remembered as a kind, wonderful, hardworking husband, father, grandpa, and friend, with a great sense of humor. Richard will be sadly missed, but never forgotten by his loving wife, Mary Ann.

A celebration of Richard’s life will be shared on Thursday, October 16, 2014, from 6pm to 9pm at Boakes Funeral Home, 6050 Main Street, Mays Landing. Mass will be celebrated at 11:00am on Friday October 17, 2014, at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 5021 Harding Highway (Rt 40), Mays Landing, where friends may gather from 10 AM until the time of the Mass. Burial will follow. In lieu of flowers, please support the Pancreatic Action Network (Info and condolences:


O’Connell, Maurice Richard [MC1966 RIP] 


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JOBIT: Dickson, William N. ‘Bill’ [MC1948 RIP]


William Dickson (1923 – 2014)

WESTBOROUGH – William N. “Bill” Dickson, 91, a resident at the Highlands, Westborough, MA passed peacefully on Saturday, October 11, 2014.

Born in Bronx, NY, he graduated from Manhattan College and NY Law School and was a member of the Federal and NY Bar Association. In 1986, he retired from The Slattery Group, a national Engineering and Construction Contractor as an executive officer and legal counsel. He retired to Salem, SC before moving to Massachusetts in 2011. He was active in the Church and was member and usher at St. Francis Church in Walhalla, SC.

Bill served with the 3rd Army Infantry during WWII in Major campaigns in France, Germany and Austria and was awarded the Bronze Star and Combat Infantry badge.

He was a promoter of youth sports and the founder and longtime president of the Huntington Boys Club in LI NY. He was an active baseball and football coach and helped found the Diocese of Rockville Center, NY CYO Soccer program. He was an avid golfer and fly fisherman.

Bill is survived by his loving wife of 67 years, Christine R. Dickson; his five children, Kathleen LaScalza of Gainesville, FL, Stephen of Smithtown, NY, Barbara Goodale of Homer, NY, Christine Dickson of Berkeley, CA and Matthew of Boylston, MA. He is also survived by 4 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.

Bill is predeceased by his brothers, George and Edward Dickson.

A period of calling hours will be held on Thursday, October 23, 2014 from 9:30-10:30 a.m. in the MERCADANTE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 370 Plantation St., Worcester with his memorial service immediately following at 10:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in honor of Bill can be made to: Alzheimer’s Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011 or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. To share your thoughts and memories of Bill, please visit his personal guestbook at

Funeral Home
Mercadante Funeral Home
370 Plantation Street Worcester, MA 01605

Published in Worcester Telegram & Gazette from Oct. 17 to Oct. 19, 2014


Dickson, William N. ‘Bill’ [MC???? RIP]


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Dear John,

I believe that Bill is a member of the Class of 1948.

May He Rest In Peace.


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Dickson, William N. ‘Bill’ [MC1948 RIP]

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JOBIT: Schrillo, John [MC1951 RIP]


John Schrillo DDS
January 22, 1927 – September 29, 2014

Born in New York City, graduated Manhattan College and Columbia School of Dentistry. Practiced in Century City 45 years. Past President of the Beverly Hills Academy of Dentistry and West Hollywood Rotary Club.

He is survived and loved by his wife Kathy and children Marie, Paul and John; grandchildren Chris and Melissa and many friends of St. Timothy’s Church where he was a lector.

Mass will be held at St. Timothy’s Catholic Church on Saturday, October 18th at 10:30 a.m. at Pico and Beverly Glen Blvds, LA. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Nazareth House, 3333 Manning, LA 90064

Published in the Los Angeles Times from Oct. 16 to Oct. 19, 2014


Schrillo, John [MC???? RIP] 


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Dear John,

I believe that John is a member of the Class of 1951.

May He Rest In Peace.


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Schrillo, John [MC1951 RIP]

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