class of 1954

Class of 1957 60th Anniversary Celebration

The 60th anniversary of the Lincoln High Class of 1957 was celebrated by 45 members accompanied by their spouses, friends and guests at two informal gatherings last month. Balloons decorated tables at Nico’s Cafe on Wampum Ave., where appetizers were enjoyed and friendships were renewed the first night. The next evening, 70 people gathered at the Saxon Club for a buffet-style dinner, catered by Nico’s, followed by an entertaining program emceed by James Meehan, class president from Ellwood City. Richard Charles of Kent, OH., won the 50/50 which raised money for the class-sponsored scholarship which is given annually to members…


Lincoln Class of 1954 Monthly Meeting

Pudue LaCava hosted the Lincoln Class of 1954 “Nite at the Movies” committee wrap-up meeting on Thursday Auagust 18 at 1p.m. at her Mt. Vernon Drive home. The session began with lunch provided by the committee members and served by Ilene Gardner and LaCava. Dessert featured Gardner’s homemade pies in honor of the successful class event. Paul Abraham and James Spielvogel opened the business session. James Gillespie gave the fund raising report and distributed tickets for the August fund raiser.  He will continue the monthly fund raising to June of 2018. Interested participants may contact committee members for information. LaCava…


Lincoln Class of 1954 “Nite at the Movies”

Pudue LaCava hosted the Lincoln Class of 1954, “Nite at the Movies” committee at her Mt. Vernon Drive home at 1p.m. on Wednesday, June 7. The session began with lunch provided by committee members and served by Ilene Gardner and LaCava. Dessert featured Gardner’s homemade apple pie in recognition of the upcoming Flag Day observance. Co-Chairmen, Paul Abraham and James Spielvogel conducted the business session that followed. They have completed arrangements for the Ellwood City Saxon Club site to be used Friday, July 14 for setup and July 15 for the class party. James Gillespie reported on fund raising and…


Class of 1954 “Life is a Beach” Reunion

The sign welcomed the 1954 Lincoln classmates to “Life is a Beach” as presented by the umbrella picnic table, set with a champagne bottle and service, framed by two Adirondack chairs draped with beach towels on the lawn of the Ellwood City Saxon Club, on Saturday, July 16 at 3 p.m. The attendees entered the hall entrance directed by the arrow sign held by a perched sea bird on the left and on the right, beach “sand” with two sand chairs holding beach towels set around an umbrella table. Entering the hall, they were registered by committee members Ann (DeLoia)…


Lincoln Class of 1954 July Meeting

Pudue La Cava hosted the final planning session of the Lincoln High Class of 1954 “Life is a Beach” committee at her Mt. Vernon Drive home on Thursday, July 7 at 4 p.m. Co-chairman Paul Abraham presided with the full committee in attendance. The session began with a luncheon provided by LaCava, Ilene Gardner, Ann Amadio, Patty Tino, Arlene “Pinky” Maielli, and Clemmy Sirimarco and was served by LaCava and Gardner. The business session followed with a fundraising report by James Gillespie and financial report by Sirimarco. LaCava presented the reservation report with responses from classmates, noting they exceed the…


Lincoln Class of 1954 June Meeting

Pudue La Cava hosted the Lincoln Class of 1954, “Life is a Beach” committee at her Mt Vernon Drive home on Thursday, June 16 at 4 p.m. The session began with lunch provided by Ann Amadio, Ilene Gardner, Jan Keenan, Arlene Maielli, Clemmy Sirmarco and LaCava. Gardner and LaCava served and presented Amadio with a birthday cake, made by Gardner, in honor of her Flag Day birthday. Co-chairmen Paul Abraham, James Spielvogel and James Gillespie conducted the business session that followed. Abraham and Spielvogel reported on the site accommodations and necessary times and setup. Gillespie reported on the monthly fund…


Class of 1954 May Meeting

Pudue La Cava hosted the 1954 Lincoln Class “Life is a Beach” committee at her Mt Vernon Drive home on Thursday, May 12 at 4 p.m. Co-chairmen Paul Abraham and James Spielvogel presided over the session that began with lunch provided by Ann Amadio, Arlene “Pinky” Maielli, Jan Keenan, Clemmy Sirimarco, Ilene Gardner and LaCava. Dessert featured a decorated birthday cake, no candles, made by Garnder in honor of Spielvogel’s May birthday. Abraham expressed appreciation for all the work and planning the committee has accomplished. James Gillespie presented the fund-raising report, noting that June 30 will end this event’s ticket…


Class of 1954 November Meeting

Pudue LaCava hosted the 1954 Lincoln Class, “Life is a Beach” committee at her Mt Vernon Drive home at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 11. The session began with observance of a moment of silence in honor of Veteran’s Day. Lunch provided by committee members, Arelene “Pinky” Maielli, Ilene Gardner, Clemmy Sirimarco, James Gillespie and LaCava was served by Gardner and LaCava. Maielli provided a pumpkin dessert in advance of Thanksgiving. Gillespie led the business session with the fund raising report. He distributed tickets for November and they are available by contacting LaCava or Gardner. Sirimarco provided the financial report….