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April 24, 2014

Welcome to the Wayne Central Alumni Web Site, which was started in November 1997. The purpose of this Web Site is to provide an on-line gathering point for alumni to read alumni news, get reunion information, contact each other, post a bio, photo, or link to a personal website. There are also quite a few photos that have been scanned from yearbooks posted in various pages here. Hopefully you'll find it enjoyable and useful for keeping in touch with your former classmates.

If anyone would like to submit any information to be included on this site, or would like to add class specific information, contact: Brian Donovan.

Alumni News and Info

Wayne Central Alumni News and Info

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Permalink 11:46:00 pm By B. Donovan , Categories: Reunion Info

Class of 64 Reunion

Wayne Central High School, Class of 1964 will celebrate their 50th Reunion August 15 - 17, 2014 in Walworth/Ontario, NY. We need your help to locate MISSING classmates: Robert Baker, Larry Copenhagen, Christine Lenon-Cerami, Carol Parker, Glenn Spencer, and Greg Smith. Contact: Sandy Leary,, 585-872-0975, if you can help us locate these classmates.



Permalink 03:42:00 pm By B. Donovan , Categories: What's New

1975 Yearbook Online


I have scanned the 1975 Yearbook and made a PDF. It is available at this link:

1975 Eagle

I was able to open and with little wait, but if you have a slow connection, it may take some time to load. I might make it available in another format in the near future.

Thanks to Jackie Monahan for the use of her yearbook.


Permalink 10:43:00 pm By B. Donovan , Categories: Announcements [B], What's New, Reunion Info

Update: Class of 1974 40 Year Reunion Cruise

Update: It's getting near the time to sign up for the cruise. You have until 2 weeks before the cruise to sign up (April 19) Some additional info, there will be an onboard Class of 74 party and also as well as a party in the Bahamas while in port. See the link to the flyer for more info - but the most important name and number is that of Debbie Cobb @ 866-776-5959. She is handling all the arrangements.

Class of 74 Cruise InfoSave the Date - May 3 through May 10th, 2014.

Save the Date! May 3rd - May 10th, 2014. 7 day cruise on the Royal Caribbean Oasis of the Seas. Leaving from Ft. Lauderdale, FL, with stops at Nassau Bahamas, St. Thomas, St. Maarten. Payment schedule available. $250 deposit required. Friends from other classes welcome! Email if interested for more info.

Class of 1974 Reunion Committee




Permalink 11:38:00 am By B. Donovan , Categories: Alumni News

Al Gentile


Ontario: Born in Brooklyn, NY on May 20, 1923, Al passed away peacefully on October 23, 2013 in Pultneyville, NY at the age of 90. Al is predeceased by his lovely wife of sixty six years, Mary; brother, Michael Gentile and sister Regina Cronin. Al is survived by his daughters, Deborah Wilson of Sterling, VA, Pamela (John) Pierri of Fairport, NY, Renee Erb of Evergreen, CO; son, Thomas (Shelley) Gentile of Pultneyville, NY; 8 grandchildren, Stefany Glessner, Lindsey Ortega, Nicholas and Chris Pierri, Renee Bryce, Korey and Kaitlyn Erb, Emily and Jared Gentile; 5 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.

Al was raised by his father Carmen in Albany, NY & attended Christian Brothers Academy. He obtained his BS degree in physical education from Ithaca College. Al was in the United States Navy for 3 years, 3 months and 3days during WW II. Al spent 35 years teaching, coaching, and administering in physical education at Wayne Central Schools, Ontario Center, NY. Among the many accolades Al received over his career was his recognition in the Section 5 High School Athletic Hall of Fame for both soccer and wrestling.

Friends are invited to gather on Monday, October 28, 2013 from 4-8PM at the Murphy Funeral & Cremation Chapel, 1961 Ridge Road, Ontario. Al's Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 10AM in St. Mary's Catholic Church, Walworth Road, Ontario. Inurnment with military honors is scheduled for 1PM on Tuesday at Lakeview Cemetery, Pultneyville, NY. Memorials in memory of Al may be directed to Lifetime Care Hospice of Rochester, NY. - See more at:


Permalink 11:16:00 pm By B. Donovan , Categories: Reunion Info

Class of 1964 50th Reunion Date Set

The Class of '64 has just picked a weekend for our 50th Reunion. Patti Moore Johnstone is chairing the committee ( The dates are August 15-17, 2014. The weekend will consist of informal gatherings on 8/15 & 17 and a Class Banquet on 8/16. Further details will be posted as they become available.


Permalink 10:40:00 pm By B. Donovan , Categories: Announcements [B], Alumni News

Wayne Soccer Hall of Fame Inductees

Congratulations to the first inductees to the Wayne Central Soccer Hall of Fame:

  • Al Gentile
  • Bernie Porray
  • Chuck Imhoff
  • Tom Gentile - '70
  • Kevin Hill - '71
  • Chris Collins - '74

Thanks to the Wayne Central Soccer Alumni - especially Jay Marino, Kyle Hegedorn, Rick Lang, Roger Hansen.


Permalink 09:50:00 am By B. Donovan , Categories: Alumni News

Jay Taber

Jay Taber

Walworth: Thursday, August 22, 2013, age 86. He leaves his wife of 60 years, Arline; daughters, Mary Ellen Taber & Joan Taber; granddaughters, Sara & Maggie; brother, Nelson (Betty) Taber; several nieces & nephews. Jay was a US Army veteran and a retired teacher from the Wayne Central School District.

Friends may call 2-4 & 6-8 PM Monday at Willard H. Scott Funeral Home, 12 South Ave., Webster. A Memorial Service will be held 10:00 AM Tuesday at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 131 W. Main St. Webster. Interment Walworth Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to Mended Hearts, Rochester Chapter ( or Immanuel Lutheran Church. - See more at:


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