In Memoriam

 Our Cherished Brothers

Forever our brother you will be. Forever in our hearts you will stay. This webpage is dedicated to all of our St. Peter’s alumni who have gone before us.

This page was established in April 2018. If you have a loved one that you would like included on this page, please email us at

April 2, 2019

  • Lawrence Cummings, Class of 1962, was a member of the U.S. Navy and served in Vietnam. He also served as a member of the NYPD for 22 years.

March 28, 2019

  • Thomas Paccione passed away on March 28, 2019. He was a member of the Class of 1978.

February 24, 2019

  • Wayne Brewster, Class of 1978, went on to get his degree from St. John’s on S.I. and then his law degree from Washington University in St. Louis, MO. He passed away on February 24, 2019.

December 14, 2018

  • William A. Koffer was a lifelong Staten Islander and NYFD firefighter for 26 years. Bill also served in the U.S. Army in Germany. He was a member of the Class of 1957 and passed on December 14, 2018.

December 3, 2018

  • Joseph Louis Bianco Sr., Class of 1958, passed away on December 3, 2018. He was successful in his professional life as a project manager in the tri-state area, and oversaw the construction of SUNY Oswego. He later embarked on a 10-year career as a carpenter and dock builder foreman, and finally retired as a construction superintendent with the Board of Education.

November 6, 2018

  • Thomas Boylan Jr., Class of 1980, passed on November 6, 2018 after an extended illness. He was employed by Pershing Company for more than 30 years.

November 4, 2018

  • Thomas McCarthy was an EMT, police officer, beloved husband and loving father. He was a member of the Class of 1981 and passed away on November 4, 2018.

September 10, 2018

  • John P. Ghigliotti, 97, a graduate of St. Peter’s Boys High School, World War II veteran and a beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather.

August 23, 2018

  • Native Staten Islander Peter J. Murray, 76, of Randall Manor, a graduate of St. Peter’s Boys High School and a longtime teacher who was active in the political arena, having once run for Congress, died Wednesday.

June 9, 2018

  • Donald J. Cameron Class of 1959 – Donald is survived by his sons, Patrick and Daniel. As well as his Daughter Lauren.
  • James Hooke was a member of the Class of 1950 and passed away on June 9, 2018.

May 22, 2018

  • Native Staten Islander Thomas J. Drake, 85, a graduate of St. Peter’s Boys High School, a Korean War veteran and parishioner of St. Patrick’s R.C. Church who enjoyed golfing, horse racing, reading about history and spending time with his family, died Tuesday, May 22, 2018.

May 18, 2018

  • Proud Marine, retired FDNY firefighter, business owner, accomplished builder and carpenter – Ken O’Brien, 85 (Class of 1950), of Port Richmond, died peacefully on Friday, May 18, 2018.

April 30, 2018

  • Native Staten Islander Mark P. Sweeney, 60, of West Brighton, a graduate of St. Peter’s Boys High School, parishioner of Sacred Heart R.C. Church and an avid golfer who enjoyed fantasy baseball, embracing his Irish heritage and spending time with his family and friends, died Monday, April 30, 2018.

April 9, 2018

  • Native Staten Islander Ross J. Accardo, age 67, of Concord, a graduate of St. Peter’s Boys High School and owner of Winters Caterers who enjoyed making others happy through his food, died April 9, 2018.

January 19, 2017

  • Joseph Dunne, class of 1965, served with the U.S. Army during the Vietnam era before retiring as an Army Reserve colonel. He worked for the State of New York’s Office of Court Administration for 30 years. In later years, he served as a youth league umpire in Edison, NJ.