Knights of Columbus
Archbishop Neale Council, No. 2279
- Curtis L. Birley, Jr. (June)
- Michael R. Easter (Monica)
- John T. Gilmore (Cynthia)
- John M. Gyorda, Jr. (Patricia)
Deceased members, the deceased spouses of members and Columbian Squires are remembered daily in Mass at St. Mary's Church in New Haven, Ct. birthplace of the Knights of Columbus.
Deceased Members and Widows
- James A. Petrousky (Linda)
Past Grand Knights
*FDD = Former District Deputy
- Joseph B. Martin, Sr (Marie)
- Rev. Edward P. O'Connell, S.J.
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Father Edward P. O'Connell's Family
Photo taken at the repast and celebration of his life which was held in St. Ignatius church hall.
He served during the 1960's as pastor of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Mechanicsville and during the 1980's as parochial vicar at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in the District. His other assignments included parishes in Pennsylvania. He was born in the Bronx and studied at the Novitiate of St. Isaac Jogues in Wernerville, Pa. In 1949 he graduated from the old Woodstock College near Baltimore where he received a master's degree in philosophy in 1950. He taught for three years at Georgetown Preparatory School in Bethesda before returning to Woodstock College to study theology. He was ordained in 1956. Survivors include three sisters and a brother.
Honorary Life Third Degree Knight with 56 years of continuous service.
- Honorary Life Members (HLM)
- continuous service in the Order.
- Priests and religious brothers are
- automatically designated HLM.
- Anthony T. Barrasso, Deacon
- Frederick MacIntyre, Rev.
- Michael St. Jaques (religious brother)
Honorary Members (HM)
Age 65 with 25 years of
continuous service in the Order.
New Honorary Member, Noel Edelen, is presented his Honorary membership card at a recent council meeting at the Archbishop Neale School library.by Grand Knight Mark Shutters. Noel has 33 years continuous service with the council. Congratulations Noel.
- Michael J. Sprague (Karen)
- Scott Stuart, Deacon (Suzanne)
- Ronald M. Taylor, Sr. (Geraldine)
- William L. Yates, Sr. (Hester Ann)