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WebNews #21; Memorial Day Edition; Monday May 29, 2006


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In Grateful Memory of the Members of St. Agnes Alumni
Who Made the Supreme Sacrifice For Our Country
In World War II, Korean War and All Foreign Wars.

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In Memory of Our Honored Dead

Memorial Day: is much more than a three-day weekend that marks the beginning of summer. To many people, especially the nation's thousands of combat veterans, this day, which has a history stretching back all the way to the Civil War, is an important reminder of those who died in the service of their country.... More

Photos: St Agnes Memorial Day Salute By Jerry Merna Photos: Merna Military Family Montage By Jerry Merna
Photos: Marine Stamps Dedication Ceremony By Jerry Merna (These photos may take time to load. Please be patient.)

Memorial: Donald Antonacci Plaque Sent 04-24-06:    Memorial: Bill Doherty Plaque Sent To Betty Lavigne 04-23-06: By Jerry Merna.

Photos: Parachuting Friends: ThumbNails / SlideShow By Peter Feliciano.
Photos: EugeneMalito's Photos Album (St Agatha 1942 - 1951) By Peter Feliciano

Videos: A Pittance Of Time If I Fall... on The Field of Battle Memorial Day 4 candles

NewsAlert: "Do You Remember Jim Carbone"?

House Kids: 8 More Names Added To "House Kids List": Manny Acosta (House Kid, 1972 - 1977) was searching the Internet looking for something else, when he came across our website in the search results. Manny called Gloria Kingsley and she gave Manny my phone number. Manny called me and we had a nice conversation. He gave permission to post his email address on "House Kids List" and emailed 7 more names, all from 1972 to 1977 era. Here are the names: 1) Manny Acosta, 2) John Morris, 3) Jose Quinones, 4) Jimmy Rivera, 5) Earl Mills, 6) John (Johnny) Rodriquez, 7) Justice Hoyt, and 8) Emilo Reyes.

Golden Jubilee Celebration: (1) 'Online Golden Jubilee Booklet' (2) 50th Anniv. Remarks By Gerald F. Merna

Gaspar Cipolla Ricardo C. Colon Harry Connors
Caesar Feliciano Carlos Feliciano David T. Feliciano Pastor (Pat) Feliciano Peter (Pedro) Feliciano
Stephen J. Fromholz, Sr. Louis A. Lopez George Charles Merna Gerald F. Merna Thomes G. Merna
Robert F. Pulliza Frank Jacob Rosenstine Joseph R. Stanaitis Joseph (Joe) Wiska

Raymond (Ramon) Adames John J. Antonacci Joseph Antonacci Dennis Bailey Lorenzo Calderon
Robert Coyle William Doherty Benjamin Feliciano Bob Keane James Lawson
James Merna Richard Merna Robert Merna John (Sammy) Tolins

'Home Kids' By Nancy Canfield: The story of St. Agatha Home for Children:
"We're going to take you kids,"
he pointed to each of us sitting on the couch and said our names in a sing-song voice "Jackie... Tommy... Hellen... David and Nancy," pausing between each name as if to prove he knew them, "to see a school tomorrow, a boarding school, see how you like it." He said this in a voice that implied it was temporary, like we'd have a choice about attending. With those words the Canfield siblings began a journey that profoundly shaped their formative years. Home Kids is Nancy Canfield's courageous retelling of her family's dramatic story and the inspirational story of St. Agatha Home for Children.  (More....)

Letters: 'Home Kids' By Nancy Canfield: The Story of St. Agatha Home for Children: Sent: 01/19/2006
Photos: St. Agatha Home Keepsake Photograph.
“Home Kids: The Story of St. Agatha Home for Children,” By Nancy Canfield:
By Pat Sherman UNION-TRIBUNE COMMUNITY NEWS WRITER, March 10, 2006. "Nancy Canfield knows how a single, immutable event can forever alter a child's life. In her recently published book, “Home Kids: The Story of St. Agatha Home for Children,” Canfield recounts the years she and four siblings spent at a Catholic orphanage in New York."  (More....)

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