Reunion Report: Class of 1969

Central Catholic Class of 1969, celebrated its 50 year class reunion on Saturday, August 17, at the Holiday Inn, East Mountain.  During the reunion, 35 deceased classmates were memorialized. On the day of the reunion, a Mass for the intentions of the living and deceased members of the Class of 1969 was celebrated at the Church of St Ignatius, Kingston.  On June 10th, fifty years to the date of their graduation, classmates toured Good Shepherd Academy, the former Central Catholic/Bishop O’Reilly High School followed by a memorial Mass at St Ignatius.

Class of ’69 planning fiftieth reunion

Central Catholic Class of 1969 will celebrate its 50 year class reunion on Saturday, August 17, 2019 at the Holiday Inn Wilkes-Barre East Mountain, Wildflowers Restaurant and patio.  Cost is $65 per person and includes a cocktail hour with hors d’oeurves, food stations, wine, beer and soda, dessert.  There will be a cash bar for mixed drinks.  Dress is casual, no sports jacket/tie required.  The evening will include a trivia game based on memories of Central Catholic.  During the reunion, thirty-three deceased classmates will be memorialized.  The committee is seeking contact information, either postal or email for the following classmates: Rita Kathleen Chisko, Mary Ann Kale, Rosalyn Ann Renee Kohne, Frank Jerome Polinsky, Margaret Mary Riley, Martha Mary Sakevich, Susan Ann Stash.  Contact information may be emailed to:  Masses for the intentions of the Living and Deceased Members of the Class of 1969 will be celebrated at the Church of St Ignatius, Kingston at 12:10 PM on Monday, June 10th, the 50th anniversary of the class’ graduation, and the day of the reunion at 4 PM on Saturday, August 17, 2019.

Class of 1969 planning 50th Reunion

The Central Catholic Class of 1969, is planning its 50th reunion. Contact information is needed for the following classmates: Kathy A. Fisher (Rally), Dolores M. Gober (Carr), Michael W. Handley, Paul O. Hoffman, Mary Ann Kale, Susan V. Klekota (Haase), Rosalyn A. Kohne (Ostrowski), James C. Matusek, Lorraine A. Mesaros (Kanasky), Peggy M. Riley (Shocklee), Martha M. Sakevich (Taylor), Susan M. Stash (Miller).

Updated contact information should be emailed to  The reunion committee requests updates of names, postal mailing addresses and/or email addresses.  The 50th reunion will be held on Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. in Wildflowers Restaurant & patio, Holiday Inn/Wilkes-Barre (formerly East Mountain Inn).

Class of ’68 reunion this summer!

Kingston Central Catholic High School Class of 1968, will hold their 50th Reunion at Appletree Terrace in Dallas on Saturday, July 21st from 5:30 to 10:30 p.m. All classmates are welcome. If you have not received the invitation and would like to attend please contact: John Gildea at 570-287-0168 or Patty Kondrak Kopec at 570-709-7203.

Class of ’68 Reunion Update

The Kingston Central Catholic High School Class of 1968 is planning a 50th Class Reunion to be held July 21st 2018. The committee needs contact information for several class members. If you or someone you know has not been contacted, please call John Gildea 570-287-0168 or Patty Kondrak Kopec 570-709-7203.

Class of ’69 Planning Reunion

A committee is being formed to plan the 50th anniversary reunion of Central Catholic (Kingston), Class of 1969. The first committee meeting will be held at 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 25, at Grotto Pizza in Edwardsville. All class members are welcome to join, participate, offer input and brainstorm. Those planning to attend should email

Class of 1968 Reunion Update

A note from John Gildea:

Patty Kondrak Kopec, John Menzel and I have begun planning the 50th Reunion of the Central Catholic Class of 1968! We don’t have many details at this time but we are pleased to tell you that the DATE will be JULY 21, 2018. And we are fortunate to get one of the few remaining Saturdays at one of the most popular venues on the West Side:

The AppleTree Terrace
4 Newberry Estate
Dallas, PA 18612

Facebook: The AppleTree Terrace

We Need You
1. We are not asking for a commitment at this time, however, we would like to gauge your level of interest, as we had to guarantee a minimum number of participants to the caterer. So spouses and companions are encouraged to join us. During the next week or so, please email me just to give me a non-binding YES or NO.

2. There are many classmates for whom we have NO contact info. If you know any who have never been contacted about a reunion, please tell them they can leave a message for me at 570-287-0168 or Patty at 570-709-7203. I will send out a list of Addresses Needed well in advance of the Reunion. Encourage those you know to update their address with me.

Central Catholic Class of 1969 Reunion

Central Catholic High School Class of ’69 will gather again this year for its annual reunion. This year’s gathering will commemorate 48 years since graduating in 1969. The reunion will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 26 at Grotto Pizza, (outdoor deck) Harveys Lake. For the past dozen years, the reunion has become a yearly tradition. The evening will feature a trivia game based on memories of Central Catholic. Reservations should be made not later than August 12, 2017. Classmates can send checks in the amount of $15 per person made payable to Kathy Friar Kross, 404 Highland Court, Wexford, PA 15090.