Category Archives: JOBIT

JOBIT: Leonard, John Paul [MC1956 RIP] 2019-Apr-23


John Paul Leonard
August 18, 1934 – April 23, 2019

John was born on August 18, 1934 and passed away on Tuesday, April 23, 2019.

John was a resident of Alabama at the time of passing.

John grew up in New York City, attended Manhattan College and became an engineer.

Visitation will be from 9:30 to 11 a.m. on Friday, April 26th at Good Shepherd Catholic Church. A Memorial Mass will follow at 11 at the church, with a reception following.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to either of these worthy causes.


Leonard, John Paul [MC???? RIP]


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Dear John,

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

                      May He Rest In Peace.


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Leonard, John Paul [MC1956 RIP]

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JOBIT: Pizzo, Raymond S. [MC1952 RIP] 2019-Apr-20


Raymond Pizzo
July 27, 1928 – April 20, 2019

On Saturday, April 20, 2019 Raymond S. Pizzo, loving husband and father passed away at the age of 90. Ray was born July 27, 1928 in Bronx, NY and held a degree in mathematics and computer analysis from Manhattan College.

He was married to Mary and is survived by three children; Barbara, Raymond and wife Diane, Michael and wife Patricia, two grandchildren Leanna and Nicholas.

His passion was for golf and traveling with his beloved wife Mary as they listened to Frank Sinatra and danced.

In his early years of employment he worked on the lunar space modular. He was also employed at Citibank as a Vice President for many years. He was a veteran and served in the Korean War. He was a good neighbor and his neighbors we terrific. He will be missed dearly.

The Funeral Mass will be held 11 am on Thursday, April 25, 2019 at St. Mark Catholic Church.

In lieu of flowers please send all donations to CN Davis at Porter’s Neck.

Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at


Pizzo, Raymond S. [MC???? RIP]


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Dear John,

             I believe that Raymond is a member of the Class of 1952

                        May He Rest In Peace.


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Pizzo, Raymond S. [MC1952 RIP]

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JOBIT: Troccoli, Robert “Bobby” [MC???? RIP] 2019-Apr-19


Robert Troccoli
October 19, 1959 – April 19, 2019

Robert “Bobby” Troccoli of Buchanan, NY passed away on April 19, 2019 after a short, valiant battle with cancer.

Bobby was born on October 19, 1959 to Donald and Faith Troccoli. Bobby spent his entire life in the Montrose/Buchanan area attending the Hen Hud Schools. He was a gifted athlete in many sports and was All Section for Wrestling. Bobby graduated from Manhattan College Certified in Nuclear Power Plant Operations and Health Physics. He was also a Nationally Registered Radiation Protection Technologist (NRRPT).

After graduation he went on to work for the NY Power Authority and Entergy for 18 years, then traveled the country working in the Nuclear field to provide for his family before settling in at BHI Energy Power Services until his passing.

Bobby was the proud father of Matthew and Cody Troccoli and took much pride in watching them excel at all their sports while growing up. On October 23, 2005 Bobby married his beloved wife Amy Prahlow.

In 2016 they would become the proud grandparents (along with Kelli Troccoli) of Kye Kayo-Troccoli and Giovanna Grace Troccoli. There was no title Bobby loved more than “Papa Bobby”! Bobby was an avid golfer whose favorite pastime was hitting the links with his loyal friends followed by a good card game as well as watching his favorite teams the NY Mets and NY Rangers.

Bobby is survived by his loving wife Amy Troccoli, his son Matthew Troccoli, Grandchildren Kye and Giovanna Troccoli, his sister Donna and good friend and brother in law Mark Smith, Nephew Ryan Smith and Niece Nicole Smith. He is predeceased by his loving parents Donald and Faith Troccoli and his son Cody Robert Troccoli.


Troccoli, Robert “Bobby” [MC???? RIP]


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Dear John,

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

May He Rest In Peace.


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

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JOBIT: Morris, John Christopher [MC1951 RIP] 2019-Apr-18


John Christopher Morris

Little Silver – John Christopher (Jack) Morris, 89, Little Silver, NJ, passed away peacefully Thursday, April 18, 2019, surrounded by his loving family.

He was the beloved husband of the late Clare (White) Morris. Jack was born in Jersey City, NJ to John C. Morris and Margaret (Martin) Morris. He had one brother, the late William C. Morris and one sister, the late Helen Morris. Jack was a 1951 graduate of Manhattan College in Riverdale, New York. While in college he joined the New Jersey National Guard in which he honorably served 10 years.

He married his college sweet heart, Clare. They were married for 62 years, setting an incredible example of love, faith, and devotion for their family. Together they were dedicated members of Holy Cross Parish, Rumson, NJ.

In 1956 Jack founded John C. Morris Associates, a consulting engineering firm, specializing in the design of mechanical and electrical systems. He was very proud to have eventually partnered with his oldest son and youngest daughter in the business.

Jack was past president of the Monmouth Beach Bath and Tennis Club, (NJ) and the Moorings Club, Vero Beach, Florida. He was also a past member of Navesink Country Club (NJ).

With great enthusiasm, Jack taught his children how to play games, read, sail, play tennis and golf, throw a football, play basketball and ski. His greatest gift to his children was that he was a true example of family unity, strength of character, and honor. He did not have to teach his children his faith, they learned by his incredible example. He loved his sons-in-law and daughters-in-law as his own.

He was predeceased by his daughter, Patricia Morris Sharkey and his son-in-law, Bob Mattone. He is survived by his sons & daughters and their wives and husbands: Chris (Pam Richdale) Morris; Peggy (David) McGill; Andy (Maribeth Hackett) Morris; Liz (Henry) O’Hern; Bob and Kate Sharkey; Jeanne (John) Fried; Paul (Sally Ann Nidds) Morris; Sarah Morris (Michael) Schutsky; Barbara Mattone; Clare (Chris) Broderick; Richard (Jenna Holthusen) Morris.

Jack was the ultimate “Pops” to his 24 grandchildren, one step grandson, 6 grandchildren-in-law, and 3 soon-to-be grandchildren-in-law. He showered this third generation with as much love and care as he gave their parents. He felt very blessed to meet and enjoy his 9 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews all of whom he treasured.

A Mass of Christian burial will take place Monday, April 22, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. at Holy Cross Church, Rumson, NJ, with private interment to follow at a later date at St. Catharine’s Mausoleum and Cemetery in Sea Girt.

Condolences may be placed on Jack’s memorial website page by visiting

The family respectfully requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made in Jack’s memory to De La Salle Hall, 810 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft, NJ.

Published in Asbury Park Press from Apr. 20 to Apr. 21, 2019


Morris, John Christopher [MC1951 RIP]

Guestbook: Same link 

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JOBIT: Mazza, Joseph “Joe” Michael [MC???? RIP] 2019-Apr-14


Joseph Mazza
1933 – 2019

West Haverstraw – Joseph “Joe” Michael Mazza of West Haverstraw, NY, 85 years old, passed away peacefully on April 14, 2019.

Joe was a lifelong resident of West Haverstraw. He was born on April 20, 1933 to Michael and Mary Mazza. He graduated from Haverstraw High School and furthered his education by graduating from Manhattan College. He married the love of his life, Doris and they raised two boys together.

Joe enjoyed his business at Mazza’s Auto Parts, baseball, basketball, golf, cars and his martini. He was an avid St. Louis Cardinal, New York Giants and Yankee fan. His greatest joys came from the time he spent with his loving grandson Tyler talking sports, rehashing stories of his life, taking car rides past the Hudson River and the golf course, riding with Tyler as he played golf, and teaching him all that he knew, but most of all just being together.

He is survived by his grandson Tyler, sons Kyle and Todd, and his sister Charloette Sopko. He was predeceased by his loving wife. He will be missed by all who knew him.

There will be a Memorial Gathering to celebrate Joe’s life at the Sonoma Grille, 100 Thiells Mt. Ivy Road, Thiells, NY will on Saturday, April 27TH from 2-4 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Cancer Society or American Heart Association.
Published in the The Journal News from Apr. 19 to Apr. 20, 2019


Mazza, Joseph “Joe” Michael [MC???? RIP]

Guestbook: Same link / None cited

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Dear John,

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

May He Rest In Peace.


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Mazza, Joseph “Joe” Michael [MC1956 RIP]

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JOBIT: Malizia, Carol Ann [MC???? RIP] 2019-Apr-13


Carol Ann Malizia
April 13, 2019
Newburgh, New York

Carol passed away on Saturday, April 13, 2019.

Carol was a resident of Newburgh, New York at the time of passing.

Carol Ann was born at West Point, NY, graduated from Newburgh Free Academy, and she received her secondary education in Pre-Med with a specialization in Sports Injuries from the College of Mount Saint Vincent and Manhattan College.

To honor Carol Ann’s wishes, her loving husband shared with her his commitment to have a private funeral service, followed in the next few weeks with a public “Celebration of Life” gathering.

She received numerous accolades and awards throughout her career with the most recent being the Athena International award in 2018 for her collective, steadfast contributions to the community.


Malizia, Carol Ann [MC???? RIP]


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The ATHENA Awards program was introduced to the Rochester community in 1987 by Rochester Chamber in partnership with its affiliate, the Women’s Council.

The ATHENA Award®

The internationally-recognized ATHENA Award® Program was founded in 1982 in Lansing, Michigan by ATHENA International Founder Martha Mertz. The award was originally established to honor the achievements of exceptional women leaders. And more importantly, it was established to inspire others to achieve excellence in their professional and business lives.

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Dear John,

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

(I suspect that she received her degree from Mt St Vincent’s while also taking classes at Manhattan.)

May she Rest In Peace.


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

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JOBIT: McNamara, Thomas Francis [MC1949 RIP] 2019-Apr-13


Thomas Francis McNamara
(1928 – 2019)

Thomas Francis McNamara, Ph.D, 91, died peacefully on Saturday evening, April 13, 2019. He was born on January 26, 1928 in Brooklyn, NY, son of Thomas and Georgeanna Costello McNamara.

Dr. McNamara served in the US Army during the Korean War. Following his military service, he received a BS degree from Manhattan College, a MA from Hofstra University and a PhD from Catholic University of America. He was a scientist who held 19 U.S. Patents and following a career with Warner Lambert Company, he became a Dean and Professor at SUNY Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine.

Dr. McNamara was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Ann McNamara who died in 2002, his parents, a brother, Raymond McNamara, and a son, Thomas McNamara.

He is survived by a son and three daughters, Michael McNamara and his wife, Lesli of Charlotte, Mary Ward and her husband, Ron of Burke, VA, Carolyn Pierce and her husband, Kelvin of Heuvelton, NY and Georgina Cranston and her husband, Michael of Greencastle, PA; grandchildren, Brian, Kevin and Laura McNamara, Virginia, Amanda and James Ward, Reginald, Conner, Reilly, Carter, Maureen, Meaghan and Michael Pierce and Emma and Bridgette Cranston; two great-grandchildren, Lucas Shah and Etta Proctor; and a brother, Edward McNamara and his wife, Mary Ann of Lynbrook, NY .

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Noon on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, 7095 Waxhaw Highway, Lancaster, SC. The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 6:00 until 7:30 at Kenneth Poe Services in Charlotte.

Burial will be in the Holy Rood Cemetery in Westbury, NY on Saturday, April 27, 2019.

Memorials may be sent to the donor’s choice in memory of Dr. McNamara.

Arrangements are in the care of Kenneth Poe Funeral & Cremation Service, 1321 Berkeley Ave., Charlotte, NC 28204; (704) 641-7606. Online condolences can be shared at

Kenneth W. Poe Funeral & Cremation Service 1321 Berkeley Ave. Charlotte, NC 28204 704-641-7606

Published in Charlotte Observer on Apr. 16, 2019


McNamara, Thomas Francis [MC???? RIP]


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Dear John,

              I believe that Thomas is a member of the Class of 1949.

                    May He Rest In Peace.


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

McNamara, Thomas Francis [MC1949 RIP]

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