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JOBIT: O’Connor, Thomas David [MC1961 RIP] 2019-May-25



Thomas O’Connor
1938 – 2019 Obituary

Parsippany – Thomas David O’Connor passed away peacefully at home on May 25, 2019.

Tom was born May 7, 1938 in New York City, New York. He was raised in Manhattan and spent his boyhood summers in the Rainbow Lakes community in Parsippany. After graduating from Manhattan College he served in the Army where he earned a distinguished service medal. He then moved to the place he loved best and raised his own family in Rainbow Lakes, where he was very active in the community.

He was a lover of learning, he earned a Masters degree from Kean and was a teacher and guidance counselor in the Parsippany School System for 37 years. As an educator, he was a proud member of the teacher’s union, serving as the State Chair for NJEA, Vice President of MCCEA, Legislative Chair MCREA and president of PTHEA. He was a lifelong volunteer firefighter with Rainbow Lakes Fire Company. He was a proud member of the Parsippany Elks. Tom was a lover of nature, art and life and he was loved by many.

He is survived by his son Thomas; daughters Tara; Ann Ballot and her husband Rich; and Kelly Garbarino and her husband Frank; as well as grandchildren Michael and Jonathan Ballot and Maggie and Jack Garbarino. A celebration of life is being be held for family and friends from 5:30 to 8:30 on Wednesday, May 29 at Zeris Inn in Mountain Lakes. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center.

Published in Daily Record on May 28, 2019


O’Connor, Thomas David [MC???? RIP]

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

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Dear John,

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

                   May He Rest In Peace.


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

O’Connor, Thomas David [MC1961 RIP]

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JOBIT: Conde, Richard [MC1961 RIP] 2019-Jan-30



Richard Conde
January 30, 2019

Richard Conde, 84, passed away peacefully at Southern New Hampshire Medical Center in Nashua NH on January 28, 2019, surrounded by loving family.

Richard was born in New York City on July 30, 1934. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Business from Manhattan College and served in the United States …

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Conde, Richard [MC???? RIP]

[JR: Only a partial obit.]

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Dear John,

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

                     May He Rest In Peace.


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Conde, Richard [MC1961 RIP]

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JOBIT: Randall, Robert [MC1961 RIP] 2019-Jan-15



Robert Randall
1939 – 2019 Obituary 

Las Vegas, N.V. – Bob was born in New York City Sept. 26. 1939. He graduated from Manhattan College.

Bob started his federal career at Griffith AFB in Rome, N.Y., 18 months later he transferred to the Navy Underwater Sound Lab whereas a physicist, he was assigned to the Electro Optic Branch in the Electromagnet Department. His major area of work was investigations into the distortion and degradation in optical images which occur over long distance paths one or two feet above the ocean surface.

Bob had many hobbies, but seemed most happy when working on model airplanes and model trains. He retired from the Naval Undersea Warfare Center in 1995. After retirement he worked part time at Benny’s, Toys-R-Us, and finally Sears before moving to Las Vegas.

A mass of Christian burial will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, in St. Joseph Church, Squire St., New London. Interment will follow in St. Mary Cemetery, New London. Fulton-Theroux Funeral home, New London is handling the arrangements. Please visit http://www.fultontherouxnewlondon.com for directions.
Published in The Day on Jan. 16, 2019


Randall, Robert [MC???? RIP]

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Dear John,

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

                        May He Rest In Peace.


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Randall, Robert [MC1961 RIP]

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JOBIT: Green, Robert N. [MC1961 RIP] 2018-Sep-23



Robert N. Green
1935 – 2018 Obituary 

Ocean Twp – Robert N. Green Age 83 of Ocean Twp, Passed away on Sept 23,2018, He was born in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn. Moved to Asbury Park, NJ in 1960 and lived in Ocean for the past 45 years.

He was a Graduate of Manhattan College and a Phys-ED teacher in Bond St. School, Asbury Park and then Old Bridge NJ. He coached girls soccer and gymnastics for over 20 years. You could find him at Collingwood flea market selling toys and bringing joy to people of all ages.

Robert is predeceased by his mother and father Dr. Edward and Katherine Green, a brother Howard Green and his mother and father in-law Helen and Paul Peluso.

He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Frances Peluso Green, a son Kevin Green of Ocean Twp, a daughter Kelly ( Rich) Zook, two grandsons; Max and Parker all of Coatesville, Pa. A brother Albert (Marcie) Green, sister Cynthia, sister in-law Camille Donohue and brother and sister-in law Sam and Roseanne Peluso, and many nieces and nephews, dear friends and his loyal loving dog Missy. 

Visitation, 4-8 pm Wednesday Sept 26, 2018 Buckley Funeral Home,509 Second Ave Asbury Park, Mass of Christian Burial Thursday Sept 27, 2018. 11am St Anselm’s Church Wayside, Internment, Mt Clavary Neptune, in Lieu of flowers please donate to http://www. humanesociety.org and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital  P.O. Box 1000 Dept. 142 Memphis, TN 38148-0142. For condolences please visit www.buckleyfuneralhome.net

Published in Asbury Park Press on Sept. 25, 2018


Green, Robert N. [MC???? RIP]

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Dear John,

          I believe that Robert is a member of the Class of 1961,

                   May He Rest In Peace.


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Green, Robert N. [MC1961 RIP]

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

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JOBIT: Faverio, Arthur [MC1961 RIP] 2018-Aug-19



Miteq, GeoSync Founder Arthur Faverio Passes Away
By Jeffrey Hill | August 28, 2018

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Arthur Faverio, the co-founder and former president of Miteq, passed away on Aug. 19 at the age of 78. Faverio was a respected satellite engineer and entrepreneur with more than 50 years of experience in the industry. He co-founded MITEQ in 1969 and served as its president for 15 years starting in 1993 before establishing GeoSync Microwave, a Radio Frequency (RF) satcom technology company, in 2008.

Faverio received his BSEE degree from Manhattan College in 1961 and a MSEE degree from New York University in 1962. He began his career at Airborne Instruments Laboratories, working on a number of engineering projects. At Miteq, he helped develop its low-noise oscillator product line then moved to the satellite communications products group. Faverio has been been leading GeoSync Microwave since its establishment 10 years ago.

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Faverio, Arthur [MC1961 RIP]

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

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JOBIT: Schweigardt, Father Erwin H. [MC1961 RIP] 2018-Jul-16



Father Erwin H. Schweigardt

Father Erwin H. Schweigardt, 79, died Monday, July 16, 2018 at Ellis Hospital.

Fr. Schweigardt was born in Albany to the late Herman and Elsie (Teufer) Schweigardt. A graduate of Christian Brothers Academy, Manhattan College, Fordham University and Theological College of the Catholic University of America, he was ordained a priest by Bishop Edward J. Maginn, D.D. at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Albany, New York on May 20, 1967.

His assignments have included Assistant at Our Lady of Victory in Troy (1967-68), St.John’s in Rensselaer (1968-69) and St. John the Evangelist in Schenectady (1972-78). In 1969, Father began studies at the Catholic University of America, earning a PhD in Education Administration in 1972 and began service in the Diocesan School Office as Director of Educational Research. Father Schweigardt was assigned to St. Patrick’s in Watervliet, first as Administrator (1980) and then Pastor (1981-2005), and finally Pastor of St. Margaret Mary in Albany in 2005, until his retirement from administrative responsibilities in 2009.

In addition, Father Schweigardt took great pride in working with college students, first as a chaplain of the Men’s Basketball and Hockey teams at Union College, and later as the advisor for the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute chapter of Phi Kappa Theta fraternity.Father Schweigardt is survived by his brother, Rolf (Toni) Schweigardt of Colonie; two nephews, Andrew (Renee) Schweigardt of Lexington, KY and Brian (Julianne) Schweigardt of Queensbury; one niece, Wendy (Jay) O’Brien of Waterford. He is also survived by several grandnieces and nephews and cousins.

A Reception of the Body service will be conducted Thursday, July 19 at 4 p.m. at St. John the Evangelist Church in Schenectady. Viewing hours will begin after the Reception of the Body service, approximately, 4:15 p.m., and continue until 7 p.m. The Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated at St. John the Evangelist Church Friday at 11 a.m. with Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger as principal celebrant. Burial will be in Our Lady of Angels Cemetery, Colonie.The family requests that to honor his dedication to serving others, contributions can be made to Catholic Charities, Community Hospice, or a charity of choice in lieu of flowers.Arrangements are by the Gleason Funeral Home, Schenectady.

View the online memorial for Father Erwin H. Schweigardt

Published in The Daily Gazette from July 18 to July 19, 2018


Schweigardt, Father Erwin H. [MC1961 RIP]

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Good Afternoon All,

It is with a heavy heart that I share the sad news of the passing of a dear friend to several of us and a long standing member of our Prayer Group, Father Erwin H. Schweigardt ’61. Father Erwin was called home on July 16, 2018. Father Erwin, a man with a heart as big as his personality and his smile will be remembered by so many whose hearts and lives he touched. As an Educator, Administrator, Chaplain, Pastor, Counselor and Friend, he was a force to be reckoned with in so many positive ways. We will not forget you, Father Erwin. Rest in Peace. A Mass of Christian Burial, celebrating his life, was celebrated today, Friday, July 20, 2018 at St. John the Evangelist Church, Schenectedy, N.Y. with Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger as Principal Celebrant. The Famiky and Father Erwin’s Community have shared the following Obituary. Thank you. God Bless.

Colon, Philip J. (MC1962)

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JUPDATE: Yancy, James P. [MC1961 RIP] id-ed by Gearity, John E. (MC1961)


JOBIT: Yancy, James P. [MC1961 RIP] 2018-Jul-02

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Good Morning John:

Jim Yancey , listed RIP in this week’s Jottings, was a Graduate 1957 Cardinal Hayes where he was an outstanding track and football star and Manhattan College 1961. He was a the kind of person everyone admired.

John Gearity

Gearity, John E. (MC1961)

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