Retirees
Journal: Issue 4 - 2016


Local 1 Pennsylvania/Delaware Recognizes Retirees

On October 27th, Local 1 Pennsylvania/Delaware hosted its semi-annual Retirees’ Luncheon where BAC President James Boland joined Local 1 PA/DE leadership and over 200 proud retirees in recognition of members’ dedicated service and lifetime achievement.

Seated from left, Donald Jeffers, Mathias Haberbusch, Robert Reifsneider, Louis DiPonziano, Emidio Bucci, Oscar Elijah, Freddie Davis, Giuseppe DiBattista, William R. Hamilton Jr., Ernest E. Loessy, Francis Doyle; standing from left, Local 1 PA/DE President and Business Manager Dennis J. Pagliotti, Joseph Palombit, Alfred Zambon, Morris Venezia, Frederick Tracy, Paul Sobolewski, Lonce Scott Jr. who accepted recognition on behalf of his father, Lonce Scott Sr., Robert Cannon, Harry D. Cannon, Dennis H. Cannon, John Cannon who accepted recognition on behalf of his father Francis G. Cannon, Local 1 PA/DE Field Representative Matthew Stafford, and BAC President James Boland.

 


From left, retired BAC Local 1 PA/DE President and Business Manager John Phillips, BAC President James Boland, retired BAC Local 1 PA/DE President and Business Manager Domenic DiStefano, BAC Local 1 PA/DE President and Business Manager Dennis Pagliotti, and retired BAC Local 1 PA/DE President and Business Manager Wes Lawrence.

 

Local 5 Pennsylvania

Local 5 PA hosted a breakfast for retirees of Harrisburg Chapter. Front row from left, William Hoch, John Fetterhoff, Lamar Reitz, Donald McCrone, Merlin Hoch, James Kramer, and Clarence Keener. Second row from left, Istvan Palotai, Dean Jones, Joseph Wida, Bruce McCrone, Gene Lyter, Robert Trostle, and Harold Herman. Third row from left, Donald Pickle Jr., David Linville, John Stover, Clair Koppenhaver, John Loye, Clyde "Sonny" Shultz, and Local 5 PA President Lester Kauffman.

Retirees of Scranton Chapter from left, Art Fratamico, Local 5 PA Field Representative Tom Smith, Mario Savinelli, Ray Sabatini, Tom Benitez, Joe Mancuso, Local 5 PA President Lester Kauffman.

 

Ohio-Kentucky Administrative District Council

BAC Local 40 Ohio hosted their annual Retirees’ Fish Fry in memory of Business Agent Harold Walker. Retirees seated from left, Talmadge Davis, Bill Beer, Howard Tobias, Dave Wertman, Bob Dove, and Jim Brown; standing from left, Joe Tobias, Lynn Schoonmaker, Gary Cyrus, Jim Wierbiki, Dave Thompson, Don Dreher, and Russel Mathys.

From left, BAC Director of OH-KY ADC Ken Kudela, North Central Regional Director Steve Bailey, and retirees Steve Shively of Local 46 OH, Mac Mellert of Local 7 KY, Fred Hubbard Sr. of Local 18 OH, Vince Isaac of Local 5 OH, Dan Zavagno of Local 36 OH, Flory Fernandez of Local 6 OH and Ted Linscott of Local 52 OH.

 

Local 3 New York

William Wright Jr., a 65-year member and retired administrator of BAC Local 3 New York, served with the 1st Marine Division in Korea in 1951. Brother Wright had the privilege to join Honor Flight Rochester on a flight last October to Washington, D.C. where he visited many of the nation’s war memorials.


Brother Wright, a 65-year member and retired administrator of BAC Local 3 NY, visits the Korean War Veterans Memorial, above, and the World War II Memorial, right, in Washington, D.C.


Brother Wright is honored during his visit in Washington, D.C.

 

Local 21 Illinois Retiree Jesse Ruiz

Local 21 Illinois retiree Jesse Ruiz joined BAC as a bricklayer in 1966. After retiring in 1999, Brother Ruiz took up a new hobby: wood carving and sculpting. Below are just a few pieces of his collection.


 

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