March 31, 2011

1953 Northside School: Mr. Hugh Marassa's fifth grade class

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Foreground: Sharon Dumas

1st full row: Joan Allibone, Jean Hurley, x, Beth Cummings

2nd row: Cathie Pantano, Lorraine Troiano, Theda Minkin, Chris Wilkens

3rd row: x, Noel Heinisch, Pat Lucio, Sherry Kruger

4th (last) row: x, x, x, Marjorie Fisher

Standing: Gerald Benima, Cliff Fromm, Ken Porter, Jerry Cohen, Rich
Ostrowski, x, Bob Castro, Steve Mohr, Louie Lopez, Ken Hollwedel, x

Teacher: Mr. Hugh Marassa

According to Beth Cummings, " Ken Hollwedel lived on Kingfisher Lane, diagonally across from the late Neal Manley (172 Kingfisher). Ken's dad was in the Air Force stationed at Thule AFB in Greenland. When he finished his tour in Greenland he had 18 years in and was allowed to choose his last duty station for his remaining two years. He chose Hawaii and Ken never got to the seventh grade in Levittown and didn't attend Division Avenue High School with us."

Seven years later, at least 11 members of this group were in Division Avenue High School's first graduating class. Help is needed to identify the six students marked with an x.

Photo courtesy of Steve Mohr


Barbara Creedon said...

That's my brother, Steve Mohr. I also had Mr. Marassa as my teacher, he was one of my favorites. Barbara Mohr Creedon (class of 1959 LMHS)

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Rick Rolston said...

I went to kindergarden in 1952-1953. If I recall I had Miss Barbie for a teacher.