Veterans Day 2021

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St Joseph High School is proud to honor the Veterans in our community.
 
This year, St Joseph High School would like to create a "Wall of Honor" in our school's lobby dedicated to the Veterans in our community. 
 
If you would like to participate, please fill out the form below so that your loved one may be included. If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to Lauren Marino at lmarino@sjcadets.org. 
 
Thank You, Veterans. 

 

 

 


Thank you for your submissions! At this time, we are no longer accepting submissions. We thank our Veterans for their service and look forward to highlighting them on our Wall of Honor in our school's lobby!

 


 

Check Out Some Of Our Amazing Veterans!

(In no particular order)
 

James Cook, National Guard

Veterans Day 2021 - 61
 
  • Specialist E-4
  • SJ Physical Education Teacher

Gerald Molochko, Navy Seal

Veterans Day 2021 - 61
 
  • Uncle of Fr. Joseph Marcello '94, Lisa Marcello Palmieri '97
  • Great Uncle of Future Cadets, Madisen Palmieri '26) and Olivia Palmieri '29


 

Stephen Kopchick, Air Force

Veterans Day 2021 - 58
 
  • Grandfather of Meghan Kopchick '23

Randy Tokar, Navy

Veterans Day 2021 - 59
 
  • Lieutenent Commander
  • Father of Kathleen Tokar ‘21 and Monica Tokar ‘25

Brian Gregory, Army

Veterans Day 2021 - 60
 
  • First Lieutenant, 1st Infantry Division
  • Active Duty
  • Nephew of Mrs. Miller, SJ Nurse


 

Ed Vanicky, Army

Veterans Day 2021 - 55
 
  • Sergeant First Class
  • Uncle of Aleksey Vanicky '23

John Marino, Army

Veterans Day 2021 - 56
 
  • Uncle of Mrs. Lauren Tabak Marino ‘01 (SJ Teacher)

Bonita Leffler, Marines

Veterans Day 2021 - 57
 
  • Aunt of Mrs. Lauren Tabak Marino '01 (SJ Teacher) 


 

Luigi D'Amico, Army & National Guard

Veterans Day 2021 - 52
 
  • Sergeant First Class
  • Grandfather of Mrs. Cavazzini, Theology Teacher

Frank Cavazzini, Army

Veterans Day 2021 - 53
 
  • Private First Class
  • Grandfather of Mrs. Cavazzini, Theology Teacher

Julian Romero, Army, Airborne

Veterans Day 2021 - 54
 
  • Paratrooper Korean War
  • Great Grandfather of Logan ‘24 and Kinsey ‘25 Spoelstra


 

James Hicks, Marines

Veterans Day 2021 - 49
 
  • Staff Sergeant
  • Father of Caeleb Hicks '25

Pat Buzzeo, Army

Veterans Day 2021 - 50
 
  • Fought in Vietnam, Airborne unit
  • Grandfather of Brooke Buzzeo '22

James Neary, Army

Veterans Day 2021 - 51
 
  • Sergeant
  • Grandfather of Kate Neary '24


 

Edgar Giovanni Rivera, Army

Veterans Day 2021 -46
 
  • Private
  • Son of Mrs. Rivera (SJ Faculty)

Edwin Rivera, Sr., Army

Veterans Day 2021 -47
 
  • Sergeant
  • Grandfather of Sydney Grosner ‘23

Theodore Trojnacki, Marines

Veterans Day 2021 - 48
 
  • Sergeant
  • Grandfather of Alex Horvath '23 and Chris Horvath '23


 

Joseph Lucy, Army

Veterans Day 2021 - 44
 
  • Fought in WWII
  • Father of Joseph Lucy '78, grandfather of Scott Krusinski '04, Phil Lucy '06, Joe Krusinski '08, Blake Lucy '09, Chris Lucy '13, Joe Lucy '16

Richard Grosner, Army

Veterans Day 2021 - 44
 
  • Sergeant
  • Grandfather of Sydney Grosner ‘23

Marisel Hayden, Army

Veterans Day 2021 -45
 
  • E6
  • Daughter of Mrs. Rivera (SJ Faculty)


 

John Welch, Army

Veterans Day 2021 - 42
 
  • First Lieutenent
  • 10th Mountain Calvary Division Ski Troops: 86th Mountain Infantry Regiment
  • Grandfather of Mr. Daley, SJ Technology Teacher

Daniel Cajigas, Air Force

Veterans Day 2021 - 42
 
  • Sergeant
  • Uncle of Jonathan Garcia '22

Brian Merwin, Army

Veterans Day 2021 - 43
 
  • Staff Sargent, Human Intelligence Collector.
  • 525 Military Intelligence Brigade, Ft. Bragg, NC, Combat Veteran- Iraq
  • Father of William Merwin ‘25


 

Michael Fiondella, Air Force

Verterans Day 2021 - 40
 
  • Fought during WWII
  • Father of Mrs. Lucy, Assistant Director of Admissions, and Grandfather of Christopher Lucy '13 and Joseph Lucy '16

Iaian Blamey, Marines

Iaian Blamey
 
  • Captain
  • Mr. Blamey is an SJ Social Studies Teacher

Don Palmer, Army

Veterans Day 2021 - 41
 
  • PFC
  • Relative of Riley McDermott '23


 

John Vossler, Jr., Army

Veterans Days 2021 - 39
 
  • Private First Class
  • Grandfather of Morgan Vossler '22

Kevin Hunter, Marines

Veterans Day 2021 - 37
 
  • Lt. Col
  • SJ Alumni, Class of 1995

Tom Thresher, Army

Veterans Day 2021 - 39
 
  • Captain
  • Spouse of Mrs. Thresher, Health & Wellness Director


 

Ted Persons, Army

 
  • E5 Sergeant
  • Grandfather of Brooke Fitzsimmons '23

Joseph Sabre, Army

 
  • Sergeant
  • Grandfather of Nicholas Palumbo '23

Sam Pivarnik, Navy

 
  • HT3
  • Relative of Taylor Pivarnik '24


 

Steven Lehning, Navy Seabees

 
  • Petty Officer 2nd Class E5
  • Father of Dylan Lehning’24

Scott White, Marines

 
  • Brother-in-Law of Mrs. Lauren Tabak Marino ‘01

Joseph Silvia, Army

 
  • Sergeant
  • Grandfather of Alexa Koletsos '21 and Mia Koletsos '24


 

Robert Franson, Marines

 
  • Lt. Colonel
  • Father of Olivia Franson '25

Richard Leffler, Marines

 
  • Corporal
  • Uncle of Mrs. Lauren Tabak Marino '01

Joseph T. Cusack, Marines

 
  • Lance Corporal. 2-time Purple Heart Recipient
  • Grandfather of Matt Debes ‘23 


 

Stephen W. Mislaszek, Army

 
  • SP4
  • Great Uncle of Joseph Kustra '25

Michael Hoynes, Army - Field Artillery

 
  • Captain
  • Father of Meghan Hoynes '24

Michael Ambrosino, Navy

 
  • OS2
  • SJ Alumni, Class of 1987


 

Mark Petrino, Army

 
  • Grandfather of Adam Petrino '23

Manuel Perez, Air Force

 
  • E4, Senior Airman
  • Uncle of Sebastian Martinez '25
  • Brother of Mrs. Martinez, Assoc. Dir. of Marketing & Communications

Juan Perez, Navy

 
  • E5 Petty Officer, Second Class
  • Uncle of Sebastian Martinez '25
  • Brother of Mrs. Martinez, Assoc. Dir. of Marketing & Communications


 

James Sirbono, Navy Seabees

 
  • Petty Officer 3rd class
  • Grandfather of Matt Savo '24

Hector Roman, Marines

 
  • Staff Sergeant
  • Brother of Jovan Cruz '25

John Derbin, Navy

 
  • Grandfather of Mrs. Lauren Tabak Marino '01 (SJ Faculty)


 

James Pollack, Jr., Army First Cavalry

 
  • Private
  • Grandfather of Gianna Brancato '25

John Murphy, Army

 
  • 2nd Lieutenant, Army Ranger
  • Grandfather of Julie Forno '24

Gregory Larkins, Air Force

 
  • Major Sargent 
  • SJ Alumni, Class of 1977
  • Uncle of Paden Larkins '24


 

Fredrick "Ship" Vincenzo, Navy

 
  • Commander
  • Uncle of Kayleigh Carson '22

Gerald Bertie, Army

 
  • Corporal
  • Grandfather of Kiera Bertie '25 

Jacklyn Gunn, Navy

 
  • E5 (SW)
  • Mother of Tayshaun Gunn '24


 

Danny Jakab, Air Force

 
  • KC10 Formal Training Instructor Boom Operator
  • (T) Sgt Select
  • Cousin of Isabella Jakab '24

David De Jesus, Army

 
  • Sergeant First Class
  • Father of Anais De Jesus '22 

Eric Lucas, Rifle Brigade

 
  • 9th Battalion Rifle Brigade
  • Company Quartermaster Sergeant
  • Grandfather of Thomas Lucas '23


 

Brett Blackhall, Army

 
  • E5
  • Husband of Pam (Attanasio) Blackhall, SJ Alumni, Class of 1980

Edward McGettigan, Navy

 
  • Grandfather of Maddigan ‘22  & Austin Leifer ‘24

Albert Forno, Marines

 
  • LCpl
  • Brother of Julie Forno '24


 

Albert Forno, Army

 
  • Cpl
  • Grandfather of Julie Forno '24

Robert Delaney, Army

Veterans Day 2021 - 33
 
  • SFC
  • Uncle of Anthony Geloso '25

Bryan Belden, Air Force

VeteransDay2021-34
 
  • Airman First Class
  • SJ Alumni, Class of 1997


 

Keith McTigue, Coast Guard

VeteransDay2021-35
 
  • Captain
  • Father of Kellen McTigue '22, Amelia McTigue '24, and Connor McTigue '25

Dr. Matthew Cellini, Air Force

Veterans Day 2021 - 36
 
  • Major
  • Emergency Medical Consultant Pentagon
  • SJ Alumni, Class of 2005
  • Son of Mrs. Cellini, Science Teacher

John Vossler III, Coast Guard

Veterans Day 2021 -36
 
  • Petty Officer Third Class
  • Father of Morgan Vossler '22