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
An interview on NPR with Jack Kelly '67 discussing his new book, "Band of Giants: The Amateur Soldiers Who Won America's Independence".
OK, it's Northeast Public Radio. Interesting just the same.
If you missed the 40th Reunion cruise, join us for dinner!
Wayne Central Class of '74 is having a dinner commemorating our 40th reunion at the Brookwoods Country Club (formerly the Ontario CC)
2101 Country Club Lane, Ontario, NY on Saturday, August 2, 2014.
Cocktails @ 5:30PM
We have 3 menu choices -
- New York Strip Steak served w/roasted garlic butter $34.00
- Stuffed Pork Tenderloin- Apple & Sage stuffing topped w/pork demi glace $24.00
- Stuffed Chicken Breast - stuffed w/honey ham, Swiss Cheese & roasted garlic $25.50
Each dinner includes house or Caesar salad, Chef's potato, seasonal vegetables, fresh rolls & butter, and coffee/tea. All prices include the tax and gratuity.
Please plan to pay for your dinner(s) that evening as you arrive.
Liz Albright, the Ontario Town Historian, is looking for the following yearbooks for the Historian's collection:
If you have any extra Wayne Eagle yearbooks from these years and would like to donate one to the town, please contact Liz Albright at: historian"at"ontariotown.org
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, email@example.com, 585-872-0975, if you can help us locate these classmates.
I have scanned the 1975 Yearbook and made a PDF. It is available at this link:
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.
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
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: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/democratandchronicle/obituary.aspx?n=alphonse-t-gentile-al&pid=167700229&fhid=13392#sthash.2cYKT4kf.dpuf
Use of photos and other images from this site: I don't mind if one uses any of the photos or images I have scanned, but if you use them to post on another internet site, please give credit to waynealumni.org for use of the images.
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