Category Archives: JOBIT

JOBIT: Sommer, Pius F. “Pete” [MC???? RIP] 2019-Aug-07

2019-Aug-16

https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/recordonline/obituary.aspx?n=pius-f-sommer-pete&pid=193657886

Pius F. (Pete) Sommer
June 11, 1935 – August 07, 2019
N. Fort Myers , Florida

Pius F. (Pete) Sommer passed away peacefully on August 07, 2019 after a long illness.

He was the son of Henry and Elizabeth Donahue Sommer and was born at Westchester Square Hospital, Bronx on June 11, 1935. He attended Manhattan College, NYC, as a science major. He joined IBM in 1956 as an electrical engineer and remained with them until his retirement in 1991. In retirement he worked at the Salvation Army, Fort Myers.

He is survived by his wife of 29 1/2 years, Carolyn (Lyn) Sisti-Sommer. Until her death he was married for thirty two years to Dorothy Rein. He leaves behind his children Michael (Gina) Sommer; Aurora (Trace) Sommer-Kraft; Eileen Sullivan; Joseph (Margie) Sommer; Kenneth (Tina) Sisti; and Dr. Christina (Ron) Sisti(Hernden); sixteen grandchildren; seven great grandchildren. His brothers, Thomas and Henry, preceded him in death.

He was an active member of Our Lady of Lourdes, Kerhonksen, as a lector, Sunday school teacher, and an Eucharist minister for St. Mary and St. Andrew Church, Ellenville, NY. At Our Lady of Fatima, Plattekill,NY he served as a Sunday school teacher and was an active member of the Knights of Columbus. In Fort Myers he attended St Paul’s and was a frequent visitor to Covenant Presbyterian Church. He was a regular contributor to The Smile Train, Childfund, St. Jude’s, Christian Children’s Fund, Harry Chapin Food Bank, and Covenant House.

He was a member of the Kerhonksen Rod and Gun Club and the Plattekill Rod and Gun Club. A memorial service will be held at St. Peter’s in Rosendale, NY at noon, August 23rd. .
Published in Times Herald-Record from Aug. 16 to Aug. 18, 2019

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Sommer, Pius F. “Pete” [MC???? RIP]

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Dear John,

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

May He Rest In Peace.

Mike

McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

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JOBIT: Greeley, John J. [MC1961 RIP] 2019-Aug-10

2019-Aug-16

https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/newportri/obituary.aspx?n=john-j-greeley&pid=193640183&fhid=4213

John J. Greeley

John J. Greeley S.T.D., 89, of Middletown, Rhode Island, passed away at Newport Hospital on August 10, 2019.

John was born in New York, NY to the late Arthur L. Greeley and Mary F. (Fogarty) Greeley. He was the husband to Mary Louise (Ide) Greeley, PhD.

After John had graduated from Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School in New York, NY, he entered the Novitiate of The St. John Baptist De La Salle Brothers of the Christian Schools. John received his Bachelor of Arts at The Catholic University of America and moved on to receive his Master’s degree at Manhattan College. He received his licentiate in Sacred Theology (S.T.L.) and went on to complete his Doctorate in Sacred Theology (S.T.D.) both at The Catholic University of America.

In 1979, he received his dispensation from the Pope to leave the Christian Brothers. In January of 1980, he was hired by Salve Regina University as chair and professor of Religious Studies. John assisted in the Roman Catholic Initiation of Adults Program (RCIA) at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church in Newport for many years. He also helped with Troop 1 Portsmouth Boy Scouts.

John is survived by his loving wife, Mary Louise Greeley, their son, John J. Greeley Jr., of Somerville MA, and his sister Mary Ann McNamara, of Long Island, NY. He also leaves his nephew, James Greeley, Jr., (Becky), his four nieces, Mary Francis (Greeley) Walton, (Sean), Ann (Greeley) Nelms, (Dan), Kathleen McNamara, (Brian), and Mary Jean McNamara.

Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his three brothers, James Greeley, Arthur Greeley, and his twin brother, Charles Greeley.

Funeral services for John Greeley will be held on Saturday, August 17, 2019, at 10:00 AM at St. Mary’s Church, Spring Street, Newport RI.

Memorial donations may be made to either The St. Mary’s Church Endowment Fund, 12 William Street Newport RI 02840, or to The Potter League for Animals, PO Box 412, Newport RI 02840. Additional information available at http://www.memorialfuneralhome.com

Published in Newport Daily News from Aug. 14 to Aug. 16, 2019

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Greeley, John J. [MC???? RIP]

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Dear John,

I believe that John is a member of the Class of 1961.

May He Rest In Peace.

Mike

McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Greeley, John J. [MC1961 RIP]

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JOBIT: Grant, James J. Jr. [MC1956 RIP] 2019-Aug-14

2019-Aug-16

https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/northjersey/obituary.aspx?n=james-j-grant&pid=193652500&fhid=21796

James J. Grant Jr.
1935 – 2019

Aberdeen – James J. Grant, Jr., 84, of Aberdeen passed away on Wednesday, August 14th, 2019 at Bayshore Community Hospital, in Holmdel. Born in Teaneck, he was a long-time resident of Bergenfield and moved to Aberdeen in 2004.

He earned his bachelor’s degree in physics from Manhattan College, a masters at Rensselaer and his doctorate at Fordham University. Jim spent his entire career at St. Peter’s College as a faculty member, chair of the Physics Department, Dean and Academic VP until his retirement in 2010.

Jim loved playing bridge, reading, going to the Jersey shore, and spending time with his family. He also enjoyed the New York Times crossword puzzle daily, in ink. He was a loving husband to Edythe who predeceased him in March of this year. He was also a loved and loving father and grandfather.

Jim is survived by his son James III and his wife Elaine of New London, PA, by his daughters Theresa and her wife Kirsty Eisenhart of Portage, MI, Catherine and her husband Duane Fowler of Middlebury, VT, Sheila and husband Francis Dott of Surprise, AZ, and by his 7 grandchildren.

A memorial visitation will be at the Holmdel Funeral Home, 26 South Holmdel Road, Holmdel, NJ on Saturday August 17th from 3-7 pm and on Sunday August 18th from 12-2pm, with a brief service at 1:30 p.m.

In lieu of traditional remembrances please consider a donation to compassionandchoices.org.

To share a favorite memory or leave a message of condolence please visit James’ page at http://www.holmdelfuneralhome.com.

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Grant, James J.Jr. [MC???? RIP]

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Dear John,

I believe that James is a member of the Class of 1956.

May He Rest In Peace.

Mike

McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Grant, James J. Jr. [MC1956 RIP]

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JOBIT: Coyle, Harold Kenneth [MC1949 RIP] 2019-Aug-13

2019-Aug-16

https://obits.silive.com/obituaries/siadvance/obituary.aspx?n=harold-kenneth-coyle&pid=193646299&fhid=21933

Harold Kenneth Coyle
1925 – 2019

Harold Kenneth Coyle entered his rest and peace surrounded by his children on Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019. Born June 7, 1925, to Harry and Roda Coyle, Harold grew up in New Dorp Beach, S.I., and Jersey City. He attended New Dorp High School where he was a champion swimmer and diver, and later Henry Snyder High School in Jersey City where he also excelled in swimming.

Harold joined the Navy in June of 1942 where he served as an Aviation Radioman 2nd Classman in the famous Black Cat squadron Catalina PBY sea-airplanes in the Asian-South Pacific Theater. He briefly attended St. Olaf College while in the Navy for advanced training. Upon returning from the war, Harold attended and graduated from Manhattan College in three years. While at Manhattan College, Harold was the swim team Captain in 1947 and 1948.

He began dating the love of his life, Rita Catherine (Harrison), who he had met while vacationing at New Dorp Beach. Harold and Rita married on Jan. 29, 1949, and raised five children in New Dorp, S.I. Harold began his long career in human resources before moving to the position as Assistant Director of Catholic Charities in Brooklyn. Harold also worked as Director of Catholic Charities in the Diocese of Jacksonville, Fla., and Assistant Director in Boston, Mass., where he developed low-income housing apartment complexes in several states for the Catholic Church. He was a staunch supporter and leader as a Director in the SI Pee Wee Football League for many years.

Harold is survived by his five children including Kathleen (Coyle) and Peter Marzano of St. James, N.C., Barbara Coyle and James Shaw of Ithaca, N.Y., Kevin Coyle and Louise Ricciardi of Hilton Head, S.C., Harold “Harry” Coyle of Belmar, N.J., and Brian Coyle and Michele (Casilli) of Morganville, N.J. Harold also was blessed with 14 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.

His joy was seeing his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren become accomplished in their academic, career and sports goals. He especially loved family visits and family reunions filled with reminiscing, singing old songs and dancing. Harold also enjoyed reading, watching football, movies and rooting for the Mets.

Calling hours are Friday, Aug. 16, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Hanley Funeral Home, 60 New Dorp Lane, New Dorp, S.I. A celebration of Harold’s life will be held Saturday, Aug. 17 at 9:30 a.m. at Our Lady Queen of Peace Church, New Dorp Lane, New Dorp, S.I. The family wishes to thank the Veterans Hospital Hospice unit of Lyons, N.J., for their care in his last days.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations may be made to: VA New Jersey Health Care System, Voluntary Service Program Manager (135LY), 151 Knollcroft Road, Lyons, NJ 07939 OR Uniformed Firefighters Association, 204 East 23rd St., New York, N.Y. 10010 c/o The UFA Widows and Children’s Fund. Make checks payable to: The UFA Widows and Children’s Fund.

Hanley Funeral Home
60 New Dorp Lane
Staten Island, NY 10306
(718) 351-1800

Published in Staten Island Advance on Aug. 15, 2019

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Coyle, Harold Kenneth [MC???? RIP]

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Dear John,

I believe that Harold is a member of the Class of 1949

May He Rest In Peace.

Mike

McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Coyle, Harold Kenneth [MC1949 RIP]

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JOBIT: Brengs, Raymond Aloysious “Ray” Jr. [MC1965 RIP] 2019-Aug-09

2019-Aug-16

https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/fredericknewspost/obituary.aspx?n=raymond-brengs&pid=193641181&fhid=7864

Raymond Brengs Jr.
1943 – 2019

Raymond Aloysious “Ray” Brengs, Jr. age 76, of Lewes, Delaware and formerly of New Market, Maryland, passed away suddenly on Friday, August 9, 2019. Born July 16, 1943 in Bronx, New York, son of the late Raymond A. Brengs, Sr. and Grace T. (nee Bolster).

Ray was a graduate of Cardinal Hayes High School. He received a Bachelor’s degree from Manhattan College and a Master’s degree from George Washington University. Ray was retired from government service as an engineer for the Department of the Navy. Ray was a Friend of Bill for 36 years. He loved his family, friends, traveling and fishing.

Ray is survived by his beloved wife Elizabeth “Beth” Brengs (nee Calter); his children: Steven Ramsey of Longmont, CO, Renee Bowers of Ellicott City, MD, and Rachel Davis of Frederick, MD; his grandchildren: Brennan and Skyler Ramsey and Alexander and Joseph Bowers; his sister, Katherine (Brengs) Nagle, (Richard J.) of Truro, MA; his nieces and nephew: Kathleen Nagle of Wellfleet MA, Richard L. Nagle (Heather) of Ashburn, VA, and Kelly Ann (Nagle) Zaik, (Edward) of Ghent, NY. Ray was also loved by many great nieces, great nephews and extended family members.

A Celebration of Ray’s Life will be held at 3:00 PM on August 24, 2019 at Parsell Funeral Homes and Crematorium, Atkins-Lodge Chapel, 16961 Kings Highway, Lewes, DE 19958, where friends may visit beginning at 2:00 PM.

A future service will be held in Frederick, Maryland, to be announced at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donation may be made in Ray’s memory to the American Leukemia Foundation.

Please visit Ray’s Life Memorial Webpage and sign his online guestbook at http://www.parsellfuneralhomes.com.

Published Online in The Frederick News-Post from Aug. 14 to Aug. 16, 2019

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Brengs, Raymond Aloysious “Ray” Jr. [MC???? RIP]

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Dear John,

I believe that Ray is a member of the Class of 1965.

May He Rest In Peace.

Mike

McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Brengs, Raymond Aloysious “Ray” Jr. [MC1965 RIP]

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JOBIT: Parsons, Harry [MC1954 RIP]

2019-Aug-16

Dear Phil & John –

We just received a call from Thomas Skrobala, informing us that Harry Parsons class of 1954 has passed away.

I will pass along the information as soon as we hear

May He Rest In Peace.

Indivisa Manent,

Lou

Louis J. P. Calvelli
Director of Alumni Relations

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Parsons, Harry [MC1954 RIP]

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JOBIT: Carroll, William “Bill” [MC1948 RIP] 2019-Aug-05

2019-Aug-09

http://www.luybendilday.com/memsol.cgi?user_id=2175384

William Joseph Carroll
March 25, 1924 – August 5, 2019

William “Bill” Carroll, age 95, of Cypress, California, passed away peacefully August 5, 2019 surrounded by his family. Bill was born March 25, 1924 in Queens New York, the son of William and Grace McCormack Carroll. He was preceded in death by his parents, and younger brother Jack Carroll.

As a young man Bill attended St. Joan of Arc Catholic School in Queens and later Regis High School graduating in 1941. At the age 19 Bill enlisted in the U.S. Navy serving in both the European and Pacific theaters during World War II aboard the USS New Jersey and later on the Prince William. After serving his country, Bill returned to his home city of New York where he attended Manhattan College on the GI Bill, graduating in 1948 with a degree in Electrical Engineering.

After graduating from college, Bill worked for various engineering firms in the New York area. This is when he met Trudy Van de Wetering, they were married on February 2, 1957 in New York, eventually moving to Long Island as they started their family where they enjoyed sailing the Long Island Sound and family ice skating adventures on St. John’s Pond. Bill worked as an engineer for Grumman Aerospace on Long Island until the family relocated to Orange County, California in 1972. He later went to work at North American Rockwell in Downey. Bill worked on the NASA Lunar Modular and later the Space Shuttle programs holding two U.S. government patents for his work on the space shuttle. Bill retired from Rockwell in 1986.

Upon his retirement, Bill and Trudy enjoyed traveling throughout the United States and abroad visiting Asia, South America, Africa, and Europe as owners of La Palma Travel. Bill was an active member of the Knights of Columbus, The Business Group of Los Alamitos and founding member and President of the La Palma Chamber of Commerce. In his spare time he also taught computer classes at Rockwell to young up and coming engineers.

Bill was an avid sailor (which he learned from reading books), a member of the Northport Yacht Club in Northport, NY and later the Seal Beach Yacht Club. He taught CCD classes in Huntington Station, NY and helped raise funds for Holy Family High School (now St. Anthony’s) walking door-to-door raising funds for a new school building. He was an active member and usher of St. Irenaeus Catholic Church in Cypress and later at parishioner at St. Hedwig in Los Alamitos.

Bill loved photography, taking classes at the local community college, winning a photography award from Cypress College for his work. In his spare time he loved reading his calculus books, spending hours in bookstores, telling memorable jokes and was a proud veteran of the U.S. Military.

Bill is survived by his wife of 62 years, Trudy Carroll; children Kathy Orr (Steve) of Seal Beach, Bill Carroll (Elena) of Rancho Mirage, Margee Drews (Karl) of Newport Beach, Cliff Carroll of Dallas, Texas and Linda Brown (Steve) of Rogers, Arkansas; 13 grandchildren (Carolyn, Dan, Kristin, Andrew, Michael, Ryan, Nick, Jack, Angie, Chase, Megan, Ashley and Bryce); 3 great-grandchildren (Evelyn, Genevieve and Iris), many nieces, nephews, family and friends and was a loved neighbor of Cypress since 1973.

Fair Winds and Following Seas

Luyben Dilday Mortuary (562) 425-6401
Friday August 9, 2019 , 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM at Luyben Dilday Mortuary Chapel
Friday August 9, 2019 , 6:30 PM at Luyben Dilday Mortuary Chapel
Saturday August 10, 2019 , 11:00 AM at St. Hedwig Church
Tuesday August 13, 2019 , 9:30 AM at Riverside National Cemetery

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Carroll, William “Bill” [MC1948 RIP]

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