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

September 5, 2023

  • Robert Bohus ‘68 passed away on Sept. 5, 2023, at the age of 73. Bob was a gifted mechanic, working as a refrigeration mechanic for Maher Terminals in Port Elizabeth, NJ. He later retired in Sebastian, Fla.

August 18, 2023

  • Robert E. Welsh III ‘94 passed away on Aug. 18, 2023. John was a retired member of the NYPD officer and FDNY, serving his city during the events of 9/11.

August 13, 2023

  • Santino Scarcella ‘85 passed away on Aug. 13, 2023, at the age of 55. Santino owned his own title company, Elite Abstract, for a time. He loved the Yankees, music and walks along the boardwalk in Midland and South Beach.

July 23, 2023

  • William Michael Kelly Jr. ‘43 passed away on July 23, 2023, at the age of 97. William was a U.S. Navy veteran, retired FDNY lieutenant, loving father, grandfather and patriarch who “taught by example.”

August 3, 2023

  • John Mahoney ‘68 passed away on Aug. 3, 2023, at the age of 74. John was a caring uncle, U.S. Army veteran and retired FDNY lieutenant who served fellow New Yorkers for 25 years.

June 20, 2023

  • Thomas Cowhig ‘51 passed away on June 20, 2023, at the age of 90. Tom worked for 45 years as a U.S. postal carrier, primarily in the Stapleton Post Office. Tom loved following local sports, going to Atlantic City and having a beer and pizza at Lee’s Tavern with his family.

July, 2023

  • Charles “Charlie” LaGanga ‘55 passed away in July 2023 at the age of 86. Recognizable by his pinstriped suits, monogrammed shirts and matching tie and pocket squares, Charlie was always among the best-dressed in the room. His style was matched by substance, as noted by those who knew him as a community champion ready to protect, preserve and promote the hometown borough he loved. Charlie’s efforts with the Iron Hills Civic Association combatted issues faced in his Todt Hill and surrounding neighborhoods – preservation of Chapin Woods and Last Chance Pond, work with the Staten Island Friends of Hospice Care and Our Lady of Mount Carmel-St. Benedicta School in West Brighton. He partnered with Dr. Khalid to establish a Child Advocacy Center in the former convent of St. Peter’s R.C. Church, New Brighton, among many other philanthropic efforts. 

    After landing his first summer job in the New York Stock Exchange at age 19, Charlie found a passion for the trade. By the end of his journey, he was serving as director of business development for R.F. Lafferty & Co.

May 12, 2023

  • Robert “Bob” Fraser ‘64 passed away on May 12, 2023. Bob was a distinguished professor at the University of Washington School of Medicine’s departments of neurology, neurosurgery and rehabilitation medicine.

May 27, 2023

  • William J. O’Brien ‘49 passed away on May 27, 2023, at the age of 92. William was a retired U.S. Army Military Police officer during the Korean War and an active member of the American Legion, serving as commander of Watkins-Kellet Post (1973-1974) and again from 2002-2003.

June 6, 2023

  • John Scullin ‘55 passed away on June 6, 2023, at the age of 85. John played saxophone in the Army band while in Korea and enjoyed a lifelong career as a writer and editor for 3M.

May 5, 2023

  • JOSEPH (JOE) CANNIZZARO ‘76 passed away on May 5, 2023, at the age of 65. He was a well-respected member of the Staten Island community, a driven entrepreneur, and, in his free time, a passionate and knowledgeable motorcycle and classic car enthusiast.

April 18, 2023

  • LOUIS CORONATO ‘59 passed away on April 18, 2023, at the age of 80. Louis enjoyed a varied career, holding positions as an engineer, salesman and, later, founding his own manufacturer’s representative business. Louis worked as a CT&G Corp partner until retirement.

April 1, 2023

  • GREGORY V. DRISCOLL ‘62 passed away on April 1, 2023, at the age of 79. Gregory graduated as valedictorian of his St. Peter’s class and, enjoyed a loving family life with his wife and three children. Gregory was also a U.S. Army veteran who served in Vietnam.

April 14, 2023

  • Patrick J. Harney Jr. ‘49 passed away on April 14, 2023, at the age of 91. Patrick served in the U.S. Air Force in Korea and was vice president for several electrical manufacturing companies.

March 22, 2023

  • NICHOLAS RUSO ‘20 passed away on March 22, 2023, at the age of 20. Nicholas was an aspiring English/history teacher prior to his passing and was pursuing a degree at the College of Staten Island.

March 12, 2023

  • Vincent Rizzuto ‘09 passed away on March 12, 2023, at the age of 32.

February 3, 2023

  • William “Bill” Cloke ‘57 passed away on Feb. 3, 2023, at the age of 83. Bill enjoyed an accomplished career supervising the New York Boroughs and was an avid athlete and loving family man.

January 7, 2023

  • William Roane ‘64 passed away on Jan. 7, 2023, at the age of 76.

December 4, 2022

  • Dominic M. Elia ‘87 passed away on Dec. 4, 2022, at the age of 53. After graduating from St. Peter’s Boys High School and then St. Peter’s University, Dominic enjoyed a successful career at Fidelity Investments. Dominic’s bright spirit and cheery personality allowed him to make friends everywhere he went. He was a beloved father, son, brother, uncle and friend to many.

November 12, 2022

  • WILLIAM (BILL) FRANK DEPEPPE ‘53 passed away on Nov. 12, 2022, at the age of 87. Bill proudly served in the U.S. Navy after his graduation from NYU and, later became an English teacher, guidance counselor and then Director of Guidance for Freehold Township High School.

November 2, 2022

  • Phillip Matthew Koehler ‘84 passed away on Nov. 2, 2022, at the age of 56. He will be dearly missed by friends and family.

October 20, 2022

  • Anthony Dente ‘50 passed away on Oct. 20, 2022, at the age of 90. Anthony served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War as a hospital corpsman in Japan and Hawaii. After returning home, he worked at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital in New York City. Anthony volunteered with the Fair Lawn Ambulance Corps and was made an honorary life member. He pursued many hobbies like amateur radio and antique glass over the years, although his most passionate hobby was target rifle shooting. Anthony was a member of the Ridgewood Rifle Club and competed at the USMA at West Point. For thirty-five years, he worked at Lederle Laboratories in Pearl River, NY, as a research scientist.

October 15, 2022

  • James Beers ‘56 passed away on Oct. 15, 2022, at the age of 84. James enjoyed a long educator career with the NYC Board of Education, and he was an avid volunteer in retirement.

September 20, 2022

  • Richard Carstens ‘73 passed away on Sept. 20, 2022, at the age of 67. He worked for 40 years at his family business, Carstens Electrical Supply Inc., before retiring to North Carolina. Richard played baseball and basketball for St. Peter’s.

August 16, 2022

  • John W. “Jack” Langell ‘47 passed away on Aug. 16, 2022, at the age of 92. Jack served 23 years with the NYPD, as well as a United States Air Force veteran awarded the Army of Occupation Medal with Berlin Airlift Device

August 15, 2022

  • William “Bill” Stasiuk Jr. ‘61 passed away on Aug. 15, 2022, at the age of 77. Before his retirement, Bill enjoyed a successful lifelong career in public health with the Department of Health and the Department of Environmental Conservation.

June 4, 2022

  • Dennis Malaspina ‘64 passed away on June 4, 2022, at the age of 75. Born in Manhattan and raised in Staten Island, Dennis loved hunting upstate with his cousins, spending time in nature and working in his garden, and spending time with his family, which he considered his greatest pastime.

June 3, 2022

  • Ronald Joseph Kilichowski ‘05 passed away on June 3, 2022, at the age of 35. He grew up playing basketball, baseball and football, continuing to play for the Eagles during his time at St. Peter’s Boys High School.

May 25, 2022

  • Mark Rausa ‘07 passed away on May 25, 2022. Mark had a longtime friendship with some of his fellow St. Peter’s classmates.

April 16, 2022

  • Vincent McDonough ‘72 passed away on April 16, 2022. During his career, Vinny served in New Jersey law enforcement before joining the NNYC Department of Sanitation.

April 22, 2022

  • Rudolph “Rudy” J. Mikson ‘43 passed away on April 22, 2022 at the age of 97. Rudy served overseas during WWII as a member of the U.S. Army. During his life, Rudy enjoyed traveling the globe his wife, served 15 years as an usher for St. Benedict’s Parish and was a loving father to his sons.

March 17, 2022

  • John Dimmagio ‘57 passed away on March 17, 2022, at the age of 83. In his youth, John served in the U.S. Navy aboard the U.S. Independence aircraft carrier. He was a star athlete for the Wagner College Seahawks and was inducted into their Hall of Fame in 2000. John taught as a high/middle-school science and P.E. teacher at Bay Academy in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn and was an avid artist in his free time.

March 8, 2022

  • Kenneth J. LiGreci ‘77 passed away on March 8, 2022, at the age of 62. Kenneth’s life was devoted to realizing his dreams, spreading joy and loving and caring for his family and fellow man. Kenneth enjoyed a continuously growing list of achievements throughout his career, including cooking at restaurants throughout New York and New Jersey and opening several successful clubs (Bar Casablanca and Club Drink) in those same areas. Ken founded a successful Staten Island-based meatpacking business, K.L. Provisions, and later moved on to pursue stock options trading on the Upper West Side before beginning Tour Italy, his passion project which toured small groups on a culinary exploration of Sicily. Ken’s sense of volunteerism saw him become an EMT, disaster relief worker for FEMA and OEM and a chaplain who served over a year on-site at 9/11. Ken was a loving husband and devoted father who always found time to enjoy with those he loved most.

February 23, 2022

  • Daniel Massey ‘88 passed away on February 23, 2022, at the age of 51. A retired NYPD sergeant with a successful 20-year career, Dan’s passing was related to his rescue/recovery service during the 9/11 attacks. Dan was a devoted family man who loved supporting his children’s extracurricular pursuits.

February 1, 2022

  • Thomas M. Sinnot Jr. ‘50 passed away on Feb. 1, 2022, at the age of 89. Thomas was a proud Navy veteran, a retired vice president of Equitable Life Insurance and a world traveler.


  • Robert T. Fiorelli ‘56 passed away in 2022. Robert graduated from St. Peter’s College in New Jersey, St. John’s School of Pharmacy, and gained a master’s degree in finance at NYU. Robert published a daily private client newsletter for the cotton exchange division at Morgan Stanley.

December 6, 2021

  • Michael Cassidy ‘62 passed away on Dec. 30, 2021, at the age of 77. Michael was a former teacher to the young men of St. Peter’s.

December 6, 2021

  • James E. Sutera ‘85 passed away on Dec. 6, 2021. James was a lover of the outdoors and could often be found out on the water or on the golf course. He found passion in reporting, founding his court stenography firm, Eagle Reporting, and later in the world of acting.

December 5, 2021

  • Coach Ernest Anthony Tulino passed away. Born in Brooklyn, Ernest dedicated his life in service to those in his surrounding NY communities, serving as Recreation Supervisor for the NYC Parks & Recreation for more than 30, as well as a teacher at the New Brighton School and, most notably, coach to St. Peter’s Varsity baseball team. Coach Tulino believed that there was potential in everyone and committed his life to helping others reach theirs. Ernest is survived by his wife, Jane, as well as his children and grandchildren.
  • Pascal M. Gambardella ‘65 passed away at the age of 73. Pascal was a devoted husband and loving father who found his joy in music. He was known by many for his great sense of giving and loved nothing more than to make others happy.
  • Artie Schmitt, Sr. ‘67 passed away at the age of 77. During his career, he served in the operations of NY Daily News. In his youth, Artie was inducted into the St. Peter’s Boys High School Track Hall of Fame.

November 11, 2021

  • Joseph Edward Gilroy, Jr. ‘74 passed away on Nov. 11, 2021. Along with a successful 50-year banking career, Joseph was honored as the 2013 recipient of Staten Island Sports Hall of Fame’s “Unsung Heroes” award. Joseph was known for his generosity and was heavily involved in his local not-for-profits.

October 29, 2021

  • David Raftery ‘54 passed away on Oct. 29, 2021, at the age of 85. Despite numerous health issues throughout the years, those close to James noted his ability to always keep a positive outlook. James served as a rifle instructor in the U.S. Army Reserve and held a successful career in finance where he found special joy in greeting out-of-town clients with Broadway performances.

October 24, 2021

  • Robert (Bob) Fallar ‘52 passed away on Oct. 24, 2021, at the age of 86. Bob was born and raised on Staten Island. Bob was the beloved husband of 61 years to Rosemary Fallar, a cherished father and adored grandfather.

October 1, 2021

  • Robert G. Silvestri ’64 passed away on Oct. 1, 2021, at the age of 75. Robert was a history teacher for 43 years before retiring. He found his greatest joy in being a husband, father and grandfather.

September 27, 2021

  • Gerard “Jerry” Eick ’82 passed away on Sept. 27, 2021, at the age of 57. Jerry devoted his life to protecting his family and his city as a detective for the NYPD and, later, a special agent with the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office.
  • Steven Yaccarino ’82 passed away on Sept. 27, 2021, at the age of 57. An avid racing fan, Steven was the owner of the Yaccarino Motorsports team. He served in a 34-year career with the NYPD before his passing.

September 12, 2021

  • John Costigan ’51 passed away on Sept. 12, 2021, at the age of 88. John served as a first lieutenant in the USMC from 1956-1958 and later as CFO at St. Vincent’s Hospital before his retirement.

August 24, 2021

  • Stephen J. Reilly ’71 passed away on Aug. 24, 2021, at the age of 68. Stephen protected the citizens of New York for 21 years as a member of the FDNY’s Engine Company 155.

August 18, 2021

  • Andrew P. DiLorenzo ’07 passed away on Aug. 18, 2021, at the age of 32, following a heroic battle with lung cancer. Andrew was an entertainer whose titles included Game Show and Radio Host, Actor, Comedian, and more.

August 5, 2021

  • Frank J. Pellino passed away on Aug. 5, 2021 in the V.A. Hospital in Paducah, Ky. after a battle with ALS. Frank served as a Seabee for United States Navy in Vietnam from 1969 to 1971.

August 3, 2021

  • Theodore Francis Zwiesler ’43 passed away on Aug. 3, 2021, at the age of 95. Theodore was awarded a Bronze Star for his service in WWII. He continued this life of service following his tour, serving as an assistant scoutmaster for the Boy Scouts of America, a volunteer in his local soup kitchen and more.

July 31, 2021

  • Vince Sullivan ’53 passed away at the age of 85. A golf pro by trade, Vince loved the stock market, astronomy and old movies.

July 29, 2021

  • Joe Milkowski ‘59 passed away on July 29, 2021, at the age of 79. He will be dearly missed by friends and family.

July 27, 2021

  • Kenneth Brown ’72 passed away on July 27, 2021, at his home at the age of 61. Kenneth was a radiology technician at Geisinger Medical Center whose family described him as a “tireless tinkerer.”

July 17, 2021

  • Richard C. “Dick” FitzPatrick, PhD ‘65 passed away on July 17, 2021. Throughout his life, Dick was devoted to guiding the youth and served as a soccer and little league coach, in the Boy Scouts, as a librarian, Sunday school teacher and spent 27 years as a professor of management and dawn at Manhattan College in the Bronx.

May 16, 2021

  • Dennis Wheeler ’69 passed away on May 16, 2021, at the age of 69. Dennis worked as a NY/NJ Sandy Hook Harbor Pilot for over 40 years.

May 12, 2021

  • Dennis J. Fleming ’66 passed away on May 12, 2021. Dennis led a life devoted to the betterment of others. His roles included NYC are representative for Junior Achievement, first Executive Director of the Rockland County Youth Bureau and founder of the Rockland Community Foundation.

April 24, 2021

  • Deacon Charles Robinson ‘55 passed away at the age of 83 on April 24, 2021, at Bay Health Hospital, Dover, Delaware. He earned a master’s degree in pastoral care and counseling from Newman College. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Maureen Robinson.

April 21, 2021

  • Thomas “Tom” Swanton ‘48 passed away on April 21, 2021 at the age of 90. Following his St. Peter’s graduation, Tom forged a decorated career in the United States Air Force, earning the rank of Louitenant Colonel during his service. Tom was a founding member of the Corpus Christi Catholic Church and deputy director of the Pima Air and Space Museum.

April 8, 2021

  • John L. Altieri ‘43 passed away at the age of 93. Following his schooling, John established his own mechanical and engineering firm, Altieri Sebor Weiber LLC, and was handpicked to design systems for world-class architects. Before his passing, John served as a visiting professor for the Yale School of Architecture.

April 3, 2021

  • David Rava ‘09 of Staten Island, passed away on April 3, 2021. Dave was known by his friends and family as being kind, loyal and one-of-a-kind.

April 1, 2021

  • Andrew Esposito Jr. ‘00 passed away on April 1, 2021. He lived in Brooklyn and is survived by his wife and children.

March 30, 2021

  • Salvatore Gatto Jr. ‘88 passed away at the age of 50 on March 30, 2021. He was a New York City police officer who spent his lifetime helping those less fortunate than himself. Sal was an avid fisherman and scuba diver and a true lover of nature and all animals.

March 18, 2021

  • Mario M. Monreale ‘49 passed away on March 18, 2021, at the age of 89. He became a Naval Architect Draftsman for Gibbs and Cox Inc. Mario devoted himself to the care of others, fostering seven children with his wife and raising five of his own. Family and neighbors knew Mario as the “Bird Doctor” due to his nature for “fixing” injured neighborhood birds.

March 16, 2021

  • Lawrence “Larry” Sullivan ’56 passed away on March 16, 2021, at the age of 81. Lawrence was an actor, author and professional storyteller who acted in over 50 major theatrical productions throughout the country.

March 3, 2021

  • Joseph Sansone ‘57 passed away on March 3, 2021. He was an avid golfer, bowler, skier and tennis player who owned Cary Tire in West Brighton for 30 years. He loved traveling with his wife and spending time with his children and grandchildren.

March 2, 2021

  • Brother Robert Carnaghi passed away on March 2, 2021. An FSC former principal of St. Peter’s Boys High School, he dedicated his life to serving others. His assignments included reform schools, orphanages, and serving as a formator of teachers in Nairobi, Kenya. He served in the missions of Africa and Jamaica and was finally requested home to the missions of New York City where he was an athletic director, assistant principal, principal and president.

February 26, 2021

  • William Burke ‘84 passed away on February 26, 2021. He was a retired New York City Firefighter and 9/11 survivor. He loved being involved with his children and cherished coaching baseball and basketball and attending dance recitals and plays.

February 14, 2021

  • Audrey Claire Frisch passed away on February 14, 2021. She was a St. Peter’s volunteer turned employee for more than 35 years.

January 30, 2021

  • Robert C. Koss, 82, a St. Peter’s Boys High School graduate who was a U.S. Army veteran who had a long banking career, and also was a league champion bowler, died Jan. 30, 2021.

January 25, 2021

  • Edward F. Cummings ‘64 passed away on Jan. 25, 2021, at the age of 74. Ed enjoyed a long, lucrative career in business, during which he served as Vice President for both J.P. Morgan Bank and Fifth, Third Bank. Following retirement, Ed and his wife enjoyed life as avid travelers.

January 15, 2021

  • Thomas O’Rourke ‘49 passed away on January 15, 2021. He was a decorated soldier drafted in 1952 and served in Korea until 1954. He went on to serve in the New York City Fire Department for 25 years.

January 8, 2021

  • James Edward (Jim) Carroll ‘78 passed away on Jan. 8, 2021, at the age of 60. He earned his marketing degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University and held a 14-year career as a Global Account Manager with VMWare. He enjoyed golfing, skiing and talking late into the night with friends.

January 4, 2021

  • Daniel R. Herlihy ‘85 passed away on Jan. 4, 2021, at the age of 64. Dan retired from a long career at Mediterranean Shipping Co. in 2017.

January 1, 2021

  • Thomas Kubinski ‘82 passed away on January 1, 2021. He enjoyed cooking and baseball. He is survived by his mother, sister and two brothers.


  • Dr. Joseph Ferraro ‘05 passed away this year.
  • Michael Grady ‘98 passed away this year. Michael was a member of the U.S. Navy. Surviving him are his parents, Timothy and Marguerite Grady, his wife, Michelle, and his daughter, Gabrielle.
  • Keith Schettino ‘94 passed away this year after a battle with brain cancer. Keith is survived by his wife, Brenna, and their two daughters, Emma and Lilly. A gofundme has been established in his name for all wishing to make a donation.

December 30, 2020

  • Michael Wojtacki ‘04 passed away on December 30, 2020.

December 26, 2020

  • William E. Sheridan Jr. passed away on December 26, 2020, at the age of 78. After graduating from St. Peter’s Boys High School, he served in the Marine Corps and went on to coach basketball at the high school and college level, and professionally in Europe.

October 8, 2020

  • Justin McCarthy ‘57 passed away on October 8, 2020. After serving in the Air Force, he went to college to get his degree in business. He went on to have a 40-year career at Chase Manhattan bank. He loved the beach and spending time there with his grandchildren.

May 18, 2020

  • Bernardi S. Dugay ‘75 passed away on May 18, 2020. Bernardi was the brother of St. Peter’s alum Victor ‘76, Giovanni ‘85, Moses ‘87, Anna ‘81 (St. Peter’s Girls HS) and Ruby ‘84.

April 9, 2020

  • David Raftery ‘54 passed away on April 9, 2020, from Parkinson’s Disease. He worked for 34 years as a New York City social worker. He is survived by his wife of almost 52 years, their two children and three grandchildren.

April, 2020

  • John O’Connor ‘77 passed away at the age of 61. John was a visual effects editor who worked alongside Polish filmmaker Zbigniew Rybczynski on the PBS program “The Orchestra,” which was the first HDTV project to receive an Emmy – outstanding special visual effects.

February 22, 2020

  • Vincent Martire, passed away on February 22, 2020, at the age of 87. Vincent continued his education after graduating St. Peter’s at the City College of New York. He also served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War from 1951-1955. Following his service, Vincent went to work for TWA, a major airline at the time, for 40 years. Outside of work, Vincent enjoyed spending time and taking walks with his wife of 62 years, Nerina.

February 13, 2020

  • Stanley S. Schodowski, a graduate of St. Peter’s, passed away on February 13, 2020, at the age of 91. Stanley served with the Army Signal Corps and is a veteran of the Korean War. Stanley received multiple awards including the Inventor of the Year Award (1991) from the New Jersey Inventors Congress, the Army Science Award for Outstanding Scientific Achievement (1976) and the Army Research and Development Achievement Award (1984). His hometown of Ocean Township, NJ proclaimed October 12th as Stan Schodowski Day in his honor.

January 16, 2020

  • James J. Mortimer Jr., class of 1964, passed away on January 16, 2020. He grew up in West Brighton and was inducted into the St. Peter’s Boys High School Cross Country Hall of Fame in 2017. James was a lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps and earned a bronze star for his service in Vietnam.

January 12, 2020

  • John J. Dugan of Eltingville, Staten Island, N.Y., passed away peacefully on Jan. 12, 2020. He was born in 1941 in Staten Island and attended St. Peter’s Boys High School. John received his bachelor of arts degree in education from Manhattan College and master’s degree from Wagner College. He was a dedicated teacher, beginning his teaching career at Port Richmond HS and teaching at PS 14, PS 17 and PS 54 where he spent 26 years until the time he retired in 1997.

December 30, 2019 

  • Daniel E. Meehan ‘47, passed away on Dec. 30, 2019, in his home in Milwaukee, WI, at the age of 89. A devoted husband, loving father, and adventurous sailor, Dan’s many adventures at the home and around the world left the gifted storyteller with a life worth sharing and a legacy of kindness and generosity.

December 21, 2019 

  • Andrew J. Budnik ’07 passed away on Dec. 21, 2019, at the age of 30. Andrew served as a Surgical Technician with Coney Island Hospital. He loved the great outdoors.

December 9, 2019 

  • Bernard George Milne, class of 1949, passed away on December 9, 2019. He served in the U.S. Air Force for three years during the Korean War as an air policeman. He then served 22 years with the NYC Police Department, followed by 10 years as a custodian at Holy Family Church in Staten Island. He later moved to New Jersey where he loved spending time with family, including 7 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.

November 23, 2019

  • Denis J. Dooley II passed away on November 23, 2019. After graduating from St. Peter’s, Denis attended Providence College in Rhode Island and graduated as a commissioned officer through ROTC. Denis went on to attend  Georgetown University Law Center. After graduating from law school in 1961, Denis served in the U.S. Army. Following his service, he worked at various financial institutions supporting their legal compliance departments and later worked as a Deputy Attorney General for Gaming Enforcement with the State of New Jersey. Denis and his wife of 50 years, Kathleen, moved from Staten Island to Bernardsville, NJ in 1971. Here, they raised their three children and Denis was extremely involved in many community organizations and his church.

November 9, 2019

  • Richard J. Dublinski, class of 1953, passed away on November 9, 2019. He was a New Brighton native, served in the U.S. Army and worked for 30 years with ITT Hartford.

November 8, 2019

  • Russell F. Siller, former St. Peter’s teacher, passed away on November 8, 2019. Siller was a genuine Renaissance man, teacher, poet, writer and athlete who embodied the spirit of simple joy and peace of St. Francis.

November 1, 2019

  • Kenneth J. Donohue, class of 1949, passed away on November 1, 2019. Born and raised in West Brighton, he remained a lifelong resident. Ken attended Wagner College before entering the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. Ken then worked as a forensic photographer with the United States Public Health Service Hospital. He also photographed many weddings over the years and was involved in animal rescue during his retirement. Ken enjoyed spending time with his family including his wife of 56 years, Evelyn, 5 children, 11 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

November 1, 2019

  • Thomas Rigney “Citos”, class of 1997, passed away on November 1, 2019. He was a member of the Department of Transportation and loved spending time with his family.

October 26, 2019

  • Andrew Dalessio, class of 2010, passed away on October 26, 2019. He was a nurse at Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan. He is survived by his wife Kendall and she is expecting their first child, a boy, in April.

October 22, 2019

  • Frank T. Carretta, former St. Peter’s football coach, passed away suddenly on October 22, 2019. Frank was an avid football fan and his love for the game led him to coach various teams in the community for 50 years. Frank also treasured spending time with his family, including his wife of 52 years, Alvina, their children and grandchildren.

October 12, 2019

  • Staten Islander James Drury, class of 1953, passed away on October 12, 2019. Drury went on to enlist in the U.S Army during the Korean War and later was an active member of the Reserves and National Guard. He worked for Halsmer Airport and British Airways at Purdue University Airport as a flight instructor before retiring in 1976.

September 25, 2019

  • David Carlin, class of 1975, passed away on September 25, 2019. Carlin worked for more than 30 years with the EPA Water Pollution Control System of New York City until he retired in 2015.

September 23, 2019

  • Joseph F. Cummings, class of 1966 and native Staten Islander, passed away on September 23, 2019. He was a New York City teacher of social studies and economics for more than 20 years.

September 20, 2019

  • Daunte Heath, class of 2011, passed away on September 20, 2019. He was a member of the United States Army and was stationed in Georgia.

September 12, 2019

  • John Tobin, class of 1956, passed away on September 12, 2019. He was a noted athlete, coach, administrator and considered by many to be one of the founders of modern interscholastic track on Staten Island. He returned to St. Peter’s to coach in the fall of 1960, and not only continued the winning tradition at St. Peter’s, but elevated the program to a new level, where the Eagles could be super-competitive in off-Island competition.

September 3, 2019

  • John Darcey, class of 1942, passed away on September 3, 2019. He was a native Staten Islander and a decorated World War II Navy veteran who served on the USS Miami and received six battle stars, which included raids on Iwo Jima, Okinawa and Leyte Gulf. Darcey was also a FDNY lieutenant with more than 32 years of service.

September 1, 2019

  • Walter Osborn, class of 1961, passed away on September 1, 2019. He was a lifelong resident of Staten Island and his accomplishments epitomized a life-long commitment to volunteerism and community service. He was an Air Force veteran, a Knights of Columbus member, commander of the Color Corps and volunteered with many local organizations, including spearheading the Wounded Warrior Project on Staten Island with his wife, Grace.

August 14, 2019

  • Martin J. “Marty” Ryan, class of 1977, passed away on August 14, 2019. He was a data service technician for MKI Securities and an avid Ranger, Mets and Giants fan.

August 4, 2019

  • James Daggett, class of 1964, passed away on August 4, 2019 in Poughkeepsie, NY.

August 2, 2019

  • James Joseph Andrews, class of 1961, passed away on August 2, 2019. He served in the U.S. Air Force as a nuclear weapons specialist. He later went on to work a career in retail store management.

July 27, 2019

  • Thomas Lawrence England, class of 1945, passed away on July 27, 2019 at the age of 91. He was a native Staten Islander and served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He later joined the E.R. Moore Company where he worked until his retirement in 2002.

July 15, 2019

  • Thomas F. (TK) Kackle, class of 1960, passed away on July 15, 2019. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War and later worked on Wall Street for more than 30 years. He is survived by his wife Laura and his children TJ and Amy.

July 11, 2019

  • Richard Saldibar, class of 1967, passed away on July 11, 2019 in Manahawkin, NJ. He was a continuous supporter of the Eagles track team.

June 29, 2019

  • Philip Everett, class of 1946, passed away on June 29, 2019.

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.

May 28, 2019

  • Thomas Downing, class of 1948, passed away on May 28, 2019. He served in the U.S. Army and worked for 28 years in the New York City Police Department as a beloved officer in the community.

May 20, 2019

  • Andrew Calcagno, class of 1983, passed away on May 20, 2019. He worked as a personal injury lawyer in the tri-state area and devoted countless hours for victims of 9/11. He is survived by his wife Regina and children Nicholas, Laura Jean and James.

May 4, 2019

  • Thomas J. Driscoll, class of 1973, passed away on May 4, 2019. He is survived by his wife Elaine, daughter and two grandchildren.

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 31, 2019

  • Edward J. Zurmuhlen, class of 1953, passed away on March 31, 2019. He was a member of the St. Peter’s track and field/cross country teams. He went on to excel as a diver at Georgetown and served in the U.S. Army.

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.

February 6, 2019

  • John Schierenbeck, class of 1982, passed away on February 6, 2019. He lived in Rhode Island.

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 22, 2018

  • Native Staten Islander Thomas Ihnken, age 84, passed away on January 22, 2018. He graduated from St. Peter’s in 1951 and joined the United States Navy where he served for four years as quartermaster on the Battleship NJ. He later went to work for IBM for the next 33 years before he retired. In 1961, he married Ann Landon, raised five children and were blessed with 13 grandchildren.

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.