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JOBIT: O’Connor, Thomas E. [MC1961 RIP] 2018-Feb-17



In Memory of
Thomas Edward O’Connor
June 5, 1937 – February 17, 2018


Our Thomas (Tom) Edward O’Connor, 80 years old, of New City NY, passed away on 2/17/18 in the presence of his beloved wife Helen and loving family. Tom was born on May 5, 1937 to Edward and Winifred (Lyons) O’Connor who both emigrated from Ireland to NYC in the early 1900’s.

Tom grew up in the Bronx and attended Visitation Grammar School, All Hallows HS and graduated from Manhattan College in (1961) where he is a Hall of Fame catcher for the Jasper baseball team. After college, Tom was drafted by the Major League Pittsburgh Pirates organization to play catcher for their Triple AAA team. Beyond his professional sports career, Tom was a U.S. Marine Corp PLC and a special FBI agent for 25 years. After retiring from the FBI, Tom took on the assistant Director of Security role at ABC Capital Cities in their NYC World Headquarters.

Most important, Tom met the love of his live Helen Marie Fennelly 58 years ago and they were married on June 6, 1959. Together, they have 4 children and 12 grandchildren that Tom was actively involved in all their lives. He was a Little league and Babe Ruth coach, CCD teacher, avid golfer and voracious reader of all genres. Irish history and culture were his speciality and his deepest love. He was known throughout Rockland and Montauk NY for his expert fiddle playing and could be found in numerous Irish musical session groups in restaurants, weddings and festivals. He loved attending all children’s and grandchildren’s sports and activities and had a special knack of making each of his grandchildren feel like they were his favorite. 

He was predeceased by his father, mother, sisters Margaret and Nancy and brother John. 

Tom is survived by his four children: Thomas O’Connor (Susan Haggerty), Robert O’Connor, Brian O’Connor (Jacqui Carpenter), Christine O’Connor (Brian Coffey) and his 12 grandchildren: Colin, Emily, Danny, Kirstin, Brian, Kyle, Michael, Renee, Kiley, Jack, Quinn and Camille.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday February 20 from 3pm to 8pm at Higgins Funeral Home in New City, NY. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Wednesday February 21st, 10am at St Augustine’s Church, New City, followed by Interment at Gethsemane Cemetery, Congers, NY, 10920.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests all donations be sent to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. 


O’Connor, Thomas E. [MC1961 RIP]

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JOBIT: Gualtieri, Arthur [MC1961 RIP] 2018-Jan-26



2018-01-31 / Features
Dr. Arthur Gualtieri Was 77
Accomplished and prominent local doctor Arthur Gualtieri has recently passed away…

Dr. Arthur Gualtieri, MD, JD, was a lifelong resident of Astoria, affiliated with Mount Sinai Queens, and known for his community service and activity on many boards. Accomplished and prominent local doctor Arthur Gualtieri has recently passed away.

Dr. Gualtieri received his bachelor’s degree in chemistry at Manhattan College in 1961 and worked at Charles Pfizer & Co. as a process chemist. He went on to earn a master’s degree in management from Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn in 1966, later teaching Management Principles and Organizational Behavior at Manhattan College School of Business.

Gualtieri went to St. John’s University School of Law while working in Colgate Palmolive’s legal department. After earning his Juris Doctorate degree (1971), he was admitted to the New York State Bar, and worked as a patent attorney for four years at Colgate-Palmolive (1968 – 1972) he then went to work at a law firm on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan practicing various areas of law. He was a member of the Queens County Bar Association, American Bar Association and the Columbia Lawyers Association. Recently he had been admitted to the Bar of the Supreme Court of the United States.

Gualtieri did basic research at SUNY Downstate Medical School. He got his MD at Autonomous University of Guadalajara, Mexico School of Medicine in 1976 and the College of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Rutgers University Medical School Fifth Channel Program 1977. Gualtieri completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons Overlook Hospital in New Jersey and went on to complete a gastroenterology fellowship at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Manhattan.

In 1987 Dr. Gualtieri accepted the position of Associate Administrator of Medical Affairs at Astoria General Hospital, which has become Mount Sinai Queens, and he later became Medical Director (1987) and Vice President (2001) at MSQ. In 2005 he moved on to become Deputy Commissioner, Healthcare Access and Improvement Division, of the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

Dr. Gualtieri is a diplomate of the American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians. He is also a member of the Medical Society of the County of Queens, the Medical Society of the State of New York, the American Medical Association, the American College of Physicians and the American College of Physician Executives.

Since 1990 Gualtieri was a member of the board of directors of the Astoria Civic Association; since 1992 he was a member of the board of directors of United Community Civic Association; since 1993 he was a member of the board of directors of SHAREing & CAREing; since 2008 he was a member of Mount Sinai Queens Hospital Advisory Board and Chair of the hospital’s Community Advisory Board. Since 2012 he had been President of the Kiwanis Club of Astoria/Long Island City.

He lived in the Upper Ditmars section of Astoria with his wife, Roberta.

The visitation for Dr. Arthur Gualtieri was held at Joseph Farenga & Sons Funeral Home (38-08 Ditmars Blvd., Astoria) on Sunday and Monday, January 28 and 29. The funeral was held on the morning of Tuesday, January 30 at St. Francis of Assisi Church (21-17 45 St. in Astoria) and he was laid to rest at St. John Cemetery in Middle Village. Many family and community members were on hand.


Gualtieri, Arthur [MC1961 RIP]

Guestbook: http://www.farengafuneralhome.com/obituary/arthur-n-gualtieri-md/

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Colon, Philip J. (MC1962) added this request to his prayer circle.

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JOBIT: McCabe, Richard Timothy [MC1961 RIP] 2018-Jan-21


Good Evening All,

Lou Calvelli has shared the sad news of the passing of Fellow Jasper, Richard Timothy McCabe ’61 BS. Richard,  of Chatham, N.J. was called home on January 21, 2018. He died peacefully at home.We pray for the repose of his soul, we pray for his Wife, Nora, their Children, Kieran, Ann, Maureen, Brenda, Patricia and their Family as the Family mourn the loss of their loved one. Visitation was on January 25, 2018, Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at Saint Patrick Church in Chatham,  on January 26, 2018 and interment followed. Thank you. God Bless.

Phil Colon

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Richard McCabe
December 26, 1938 – January 21, 2018
New Jersey

Richard was born on December 26, 1938 and passed away on Sunday, January 21, 2018.

Richard was a resident of New Jersey at the time of passing.


McCabe, Richard Timothy [MC1961 RIP]

Guestbook: http://www.tributes.com/condolences/leave_memory/105754441

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JOBIT: Noye, Edward J. [MC1961 RIP] 2018-Jan-14



Edward J. Noye
May 11, 1938 – January 14, 2018
Carroll Valley, Pennsylvania

Edward was born on May 11, 1938 and passed away on Sunday, January 14, 2018.

Edward was a resident of Carroll Valley, Pennsylvania at the time of passing.

Mr. Noye was a graduate of Manhattan College.

Viewing will be on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Fairfield, PA followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m.. Interment will be in the church cemetery.

In return for their extraordinary service to the community, the Noye family asks that donations be made to Fountaindale Volunteer Fire Department, 1340 Old Waynesboro Road, Fairfield, PA 17320


Noye, Edward J. [MC???? RIP]

Guestbook: http://www.tributes.com/condolences/leave_memory/105723287

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Dear John,

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

                       May He Rest In Peace.


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Noye, Edward J. [MC1961 RIP]

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Colon, Philip J. (MC1962) added this request to his prayer circle.

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JOBIT: Amy, Paul M. [MC1961 RIP] 2018-Jan-04



Paul M. Amy

Lagrange – Paul M. Amy, age 78, of LaGrange, NY passed on January 4th, 2018 after a long battle with leukemia.

Paul was born on October 29th, 1939 in New York City to Alfred Vincent and Ann Briody Amy. He attended local schools and graduated from Mamaroneck High School in 1957. He graduated from Manhattan College in June of 1961 with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, joining IBM Corp in Poughkeepsie. At IBM, he was a development and advisory engineer, enjoying and learning the technological changes of the ’60s, ’70s, and ’80s. Upon retirement from IBM in June of 1993, he joined Schatz Bearing Corp in Poughkeepsie as a Quality Assurance Manager, enjoying another 17 years in a field he loved.

His volunteer work includes Vestryman at Christ Episcopal Church in Red Hook and Assistant Scoutmaster for BSA Troop 128 in Rhinebeck.

He is survived by his loving family: wife of 33 years, Nancy O. Amy, the love of his life; son Paul M. Amy, Jr (Vanessa) of Watervliet, NY; daughter Katharine F. Amy (Thomas) of Manhattan; and daughter Janet Mele (Carmine) of Gardiner; granddaughters Jennie, Rebecca, Amanda; and cousins Estelle Johnston and Thomas Amy. 

He was predeceased by his parents and five siblings; Alfred Jr (Lilyan), James (Mary Lou), John (Regina), Charles (Elaine), and Ann Shea (Frank).

Calling hours and a memorial service will be held at Timothy P. Doyle Funeral Home 371 Hooker Ave. Poughkeepsie, New York on January 11th 2018 from 5pm-8pm.

Donations may be made in Paul’s memory to Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY.

Published in the Poughkeepsie Journal from Jan. 9 to Jan. 11, 2018


Amy, Paul M. [MC1961 RIP]

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Colon, Philip J. (MC1962) added this request to his prayer circle.

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JOBIT: Slattery, John James [MC1961 RIP] on 2017-Oct-23



John J. Slattery
1939 – 2017

John James SLATTERY, EA (Pearl River, NY) October 23rd, 2017 peacefully with great dignity surrounded by his loving wife Eileen and his beloved children Maura and James. Born in Upper Manhattan, NY on September 6th, 1939 to James Slattery and Ann (McCabe).

A graduate of Manhattan Prep and Manhattan College, he worked until the day he died supporting his clients for taxes and accounting. He was proud to be admitted to practice before the IRS as an Enrolled Agent.

John served his country in the Army National Guard and cherished the friendships made there.

He will be sadly missed at Irish seisiúns around the world and eternally remembered by his wife of 50 years and children, son-in-law Kevin, grandchildren Michael, Declan and Keira, brother Donny and predeceased by sisters Rosemary Forneris and Barbara Boyle. He will also be remembered fondly by his brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law and many nieces and nephews.

Proud of his Irish Culture, John and his wife were married in Lanesboro Co., Longford in 1967, John served as president of the Leitrim Society, chaired the Rockland County AOH Feis and chairman of the Pioneer Total Abstinence Association at Good Shepherd Church in NYC. He was grateful for his musical gifts and shared them at any opportunity.

John served his church and his community as Director of Finance for the Town of Orangetown, Founder of the Marathon for Catholic Schools, chaired Bingo at St. Margaret’s School for over 12 years, served as a lector and member of the Parish Council.

Visitation with family on Friday, October 27th 2-4pm and 7-9pm Assuma-Shankey Funeral Home, 34 N. Summit St., Pearl River, NY; Funeral Mass 10am, St. Margaret of Antioch Church, 33 N. Magnolia St., Pearl River, NY. Burial to follow at St. Anthony’s Cemetery, Nanuet, NY. Assumma-Shankey Funeral Home (845) 735-4849

Published in the The Journal News on Oct. 26, 2017 


Slattery, John James [MC???? RIP]

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Also reported by O’Sullivan, Cornelius (MC1990)

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Dear John,

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

                     May He Rest In Peace.


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Slattery, John James [MC1961 RIP]

[JR: I remember my Uncle “Big” John took my cousin Pete Sweeney (MC1964) to see them play at the old Manhattan gym. They all seemed larger than life. Requiescat In Pacem ]  

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Colon, Philip J. (MC1962) added this request to his prayer circle.

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JOBIT: Ferrone, Eugene [MC1961 RIP] on 2017-Oct-07


Dear John,

I heard at Mass that Eugene Ferrone,’61 passed away last night. I do not have any details.

May He Rest In Peace.

McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

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McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated. I’ll watch for the obit.]

Ferrone, Eugene [MC1961 RIP]

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Dear John,

            The NY Daily News on October 10, 2017 atpage 28 has the following Obituary:

“Ferrante, William T. on October 8, 2017 of Long Beach, formerly from the Bronx. Beloved husband of Barbara, loving father of William, Peter and Katharine. Adored grandfather of Joseph,Peter and Christen. Cherished brother of Victor, Robert,Donald (deceased) and Jack. William proudly served hiscountry in the United States Navy on the USS Enterprise from1962-1964. The family will receive friends Tuesday 5:00 PM-8:00 PM at the Christopher T. Jordan Funeral Home, Inc.302 Long Beach Rd, Island Park, NY. Funeral Mass Wednesday10:AM St. Ignatius Martyr RC Church, Long Beach, NY.Cremation private. http://www.Jordanfh.com. The LustgartenFoundation, 415 Crossways Park Drive, Suite D, WoodburyNY 11797.”

           May He Rest In Peace.

McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

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