Web site: www.bmicadets.org
Tersina DiPietro, Editor Spring 2014
twenty-nine years ago, a few
haven't had the opportunity to attend a
forward to seeing
Jack Harkins ‘67
P.S. ED FINKLE '61 invites all former cadets to join him for a fun morning of golf on FRIDAY, October 17, for the annual “Old Guys Golf Outing.” Spouses are welcome to play too. If you want to be included, send him an e-mail at email@example.com.
We have the following yearbooks available: 1948, 1952, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959.
If you are interested, please
send a check for $6.00 to cover costs to
We recently learned of the
passing of Sabrina Hewett Matteson, daughter of John and Lisa Hewett and sister
of John Jr., former
MIRON GONTOWICZ SUFFERS FALL
From JOHN GONTOWICZ
'72 we learned that his father, Miron, fell in the kitchen of his home just
before Christmas. He was hospitalized for a time and then was in
rehab. John said his Dad asked about the next
If you have not paid dues for
2014, now is the time. Please make check for $20 payable to
Be sure to visit our Web site
- bmicadets.org. BOB FRISBIE '61 continues to update that site
with pictures, etc. Also,
If you have moved or are planning to do so in the immediate future, please send us your new home address and phone number. If you have two addresses (i.e., winter and summer), please give us only one address for our use. Also, update your e-mail address if it has changed. We do not want to "lose" you.
PLEASE NOTE: From time to time we receive comments from
alumni stating that so-and-so was not in their class although we have him
listed that way in our Class Notes. Alumni who left
AUSTIN MITSCHER wrote,
"Like JONATHAN GLASBY '40, I still remember two of my rifle numbers
DICK ROCKWELL wrote, “Keep up the good work!”
'46 CHARLIE GOUGH
wrote to say that he still looks forward to
'47 BERNARD FEATHERMAN was reelected to a second three-year term as Mayor of
the Town of Highland Beach, FL. He wrote, “It is a 24/7 position but it
is rewarding to help OTHERS. I am still an OP-ED page columnist for the
Journal Tribune newspapers in Maine. In July 2014, I will take office as
President Elect of the Rotary Sunset Club of Boca Raton, FL. At 84 years
of age, it is great to still be active and doing things. I feel like a
thirty-nine-year-old guy. My brothers, FRANK and DANIEL,
send best regards to their former
RUSS LORD sent a note with his dues. He wrote, “Sorry to miss reunions. Turned 86 last May but still okay. Would like to make one more reunion but cannot say for sure. Warmest regards to all.”
'49 PAUL EDMAN sent a note stating, "Planning to attend reunion – 65 years!"
'51 If you are in need of financial assistance, you might
be interested to know that
'54 CLAYTON HARVEY wrote to say he will not be able to make the reunion “but will be there in spirit.” He said his uncle, DICK ENEGREN '50, passed away in December 2013.
'56 We received a note from LEONARD KOHN. He wrote, “Visited the old campus and saw the cadet statue and plaques.” Leonard resides in Valley Village, California.
LOU PIETOSO wrote to tell us of the passing of RICHARD DeMASI. Lou said he and his wife, Jane, hope to attend Reunion 2014.
'60 We received an e-mail from BOB CONSTANTINO. He wrote, “I am now 71 years old. I am a teacher and live in Japan. I have been here more than twenty-five years. I am writing a book and if any alumnus is in the publishing business, please contact me. Also, I would like to communicate with old friends. My e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org.”
BERNARD SANSARICQ sent an e-mail stating, “
Summer is coming and a reminder that if you need concrete patio experts, get in touch with CHARLES “WOODY” WOODSIDE. His company is endorsed by MONARCH Pools. You can reach him at email@example.com.
In an e-mail from Archbishop ROBERT DUNCAN,
we learned that he cannot make our reunions because they take place on Saturday
night and he makes Confirmation visits on Sundays. He wrote, “I would
like to communicate with a number of the cadets from my era: WINOWICZ,
'68 JAMES R. (RUSS) DERSCH is a Sales Associate with the Pino Agency, a real estate agency in Elmer, NJ. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
'73 Bordentown City Deputy Mayor JAMES LYNCH, JR. was recently named Citizen of the Year by the Bordentown Elks Lodge No. 2085. Jim's father, James E. Lynch Sr., received a similar recognition 50 years ago. Because Jim has worked diligently to protect and promote the historic nature of Bordentown, the Lodge members agreed that he deserved this honor. (Ed. Note: We are proud of you, Jim.)
HENRY VACCARO sent an e-mail stating he recently learned about our Facebook page. He wrote, "I was a cadet from 1952 to 1954 in the Junior School. I was a Master Sergeant and Platoon Leader of D Company.” Henry lives in Ocean, NJ.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 17
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 18
The Friday night get-together will take place at the Bordentown Yacht Club. Hot appetizers will be available. The Saturday night dinner/dance will be held at the Scottish Rite building in Bordentown Township. The dinner will be buffet style and will be catered by Toscano's Ristorante, one of the best fine dining establishments in the area. Appetizers will be available during the cocktail hour. The buffet will include Salad, Pasta, Salmon, Filet of Sirloin, Chicken Francaise, Vegetable, and Potato, plus Assorted Mini Pastries for dessert. Cash Bar. Coffee, Tea, and Soda are included with the meal.
If you want to contact some of your classmates to make it a really special occasion this year, let us know and if we have their information, we will be glad to help you locate them. In the meantime, save the dates of October 17 and 18. We look forward to seeing you.
remember that our reunions are open to
The officers and members of the Executive Board join
with the entire membership of the
RICHARD L. ARCHER '58
FRANK P. ARGESE '54
JACOB “JAKE” BATTAGLIA '59
MICHAEL BRADLEY '48
LUTHER CAMPBELL '42
RICHARD A. DeMASI, JR. '57
RICHARD W. ENEGREN '50
GERALD “JERRY” KRAWITZ '61
DONALD R. MARTIN '66
EMIL MICKLUS - FACULTY
STEPHEN J. SABO '45
HIRAM SHLIMBAUM '47
Note: Several of the above alumni died many years ago but we just learned of their passing and believe they deserve a place in this column. For a complete list of deceased alumni, please refer to our Web site: bmicadets.org. Click on the Subject Page and then click “In Memoriam.”