RFA Class of 1953 holds 60 year reunion


REUNITED — The RFA Class of 1953 held its 60th reunion on Saturday at The Beeches, 7900 Turin St. Attending the event are, seated, from left, Jerome Grieco; Joe Occhipinti. Standing are: Richard Eades, Earlville; Carmen Proia; Betty Thomas; and Joe Stagliano, Enfield, N.H. (Sentinel photos by Makenzi Enos)

CLASS OF 1953 — Attendees of the RFA class of 1953 reunion included: seated, from left, Helen Tytul Howlett, Westmoreland; Maryann Simon Anderson, Verona; Alicia Swierczewski Hiffa, New Hartford; and Aletha Dougall Weatherford, La Grange, Ga. Standing, from left, are Frank Perez; Otto J. Panara; Richard Mumpton; Maureen Kelly Pekarski; Jerry Knudsen Bates Hayes, Tavares, Fla.; and Tom Coluccio. (Sentinel photos by Makenzi Enos)

1953 ALUMS — Sharing old school memories are, seated, from left: Beth Waller Smith; Beverly Douglas Marolf, Clinton; and Kathering Spaulding Rung, San Antonio, Texas. Standing, from left, are Kay Baulig Balog; Shelby Prossner Reid Murtha, Barefoot Bay, Fla.; Dolores Zawaly Odrzykowski; and Doris Baldigo Goetz. (Sentinel photos by Makenzi Enos)

1953 REUNION — The RFA class of 1953 held its 60 year reunion at the Beeches Saturday. Seated, from left, are: Mike Mizgala; Al "Scotty" Pereto; Joan Barber Massoud, Utica; and Rita Rosati Vullo, Burnt Hills. Standing, from left, are: Frank Viviani; Dan Dutcher, Bristol, Tenn.; Fred Normand; and Conrad Dutcher, Pittsburgh, Pa. (Sentinel photos by Makenzi Enos)

SHARING MEMORIES — Attending their 60th reunion from RFA are, seated, from left: David Gierer, New Hartford; Josephine Vaccaro Castro; Marcia Yerger Robinson, Mechanicsville, Va.; and Patricia Gigliotti Balcavage. Standing, from left, are: George Coote; John Castro; Herb Geller; and Paul Gigliotti, Sylvan Beach.

RFA CLASS OF 1953 — RFA’s class of 1953 held its 60 year reunion Saturday, July 20 at the Beeches. Seated, from left, are: Rose Martinez Ortolano, Norwich; Patty Caponera Froio; Joan Mistretta Campanaro, Peoroa, Ariz.; and Elise Meyer Recor, Lakeland, Fla. Standing, from left, are:
Freida Hert Campanaro; Lenore D’Aiuto DeBuvitz, Lighthouse Point, Fla.; Palma Natale Perfido, Westfield Mass.; and Margaret Festa Garbarino, Camden. Additional photos,
page 4. (Sentinel photos by Makenzi Enos)