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

July 11, 2019

  • Richard Saldibar, class of 1967, passed away on July 11, 2019 in Manahawkin, NJ.

June 23, 2019

  • Jason “Jay” Marshall, class of 1984, passed away on June 23, 2019 after preventing a bus he was a passenger on from flipping. He saved the lives of 13 passengers as he tried to get the bus under control.

June 2, 2019

  • Brother James Kelly, a Christian brother of St. John Baptist de LaSalle, and former principal of St. Peter’s Boys High School, passed away on June 2, 2019 at De La Salle Hall on the campus of the Christian Brothers Academy in Lincroft, N.J. He was 88. Kelly was a teacher at St. Peter’s Boys High School, where he served as principal from 1987 to 1991, and eventual president, a position he fulfilled until 2015, at which time he retired to the Christian Brothers Academy, and became a resident of De La Salle Hall.

April 3, 2019

  • Bob (Robert) Kingston, Class of 1968, went on to graduate Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute with a degree in Nuclear Engineering. He worked for Stone and Webster in Boston until attending Boston University to get his MBA. Bob later worked for IBM until he and his family moved to Breckenridge, CO in 2006 where he started a solar thermal business of designs and consultation. He is survived by his children, David and Jessica, and his wife, Pat.

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 8, 2018

  • On November 8, 2018, Ron Langell of the Class of 1958 passed away at his New Jersey home. A friendly guy with a warm sense of humor, Ron spent his career with the U.S. Small Business Administration. He was a loyal alum.

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.

October 6, 2018

  • Andrew F. Tushak, Jr., class of 1948, passed away on October 6, 2018. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army Signal Corps during the Korean War and assistant Vice President of Bankers Trust for 40 years. He also served as president of Staten Island New York Bankers Association, treasurer of Staten Island Yacht Club and Staten Island Gun Club.

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.