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Death of Arlene Skata Parker, 1953 graduate

July 3, 2016 by Carol Skata Bentsen (Register to contact)

Arlene Skata Parker passed away on June 26, 2016. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, July 16 at the First Baptist Church of Keyport, 45 Main Street, Keyport NY 07735 at 1:00PM.

Death of Evy Larsen Nilsen

May 5, 2015 by Joe Nilsen (Register to contact)

With sadness I report the loss of my high school sweetheart and partner of 49 years, Evelyn (Larsen) Nilsen, graduate of P.R.H.S., class of '62. She died on February 24, 2015.

Port Richmond High School News From Around The Web

HS Sports Notebook: Joe Ryan Dinner honorees, Farrell cross country cruises

September 14, 2017 by SILive.com

SILive.comWhenever the Joe Ryan Memorial Awards Dinner committee announces its annual class of honorees, it's usually a who's who in Staten Island sports and the community. This year is no different as Tim Gannon, Dennis McKeon, Jim ... 854 Rathbun Avenue ...

Staten Island obituaries for Sept. 7, 2017

September 7, 2017 by SILive.com

Former Staten Islander Russell Harvey, a mainstay in Staten Island community theater, avid sportsman and hockey coach, died Aug. 16. David L. Wilkerson, 63, a graduate of Port Richmond High School who enjoyed spending time with his family, died Aug.

Staten Island obituaries for Sept. 6, 2017

September 6, 2017 by SILive.com

Native Staten Islander John C. DeMeo, 86 of Oakwood, a graduate of McKee High School, Korean War veteran and retired high school teacher who enjoyed traveling, gardening and spending time with his family, died Sunday. Native Staten Islander John J.

Staten Island obituaries for Sept. 5, 2017

September 5, 2017 by SILive.com

Joseph Darrigo Sr., a graduate of Port Richmond High School, Navy veteran and retired train conductor who enjoyed traveling and spending time with his family, died Friday. Native Staten Islander Joseph Ippolito, 63, a graduate of New Dorp High School ...

Staten Island obituaries for Aug. 22, 2017

August 22, 2017 by SILive.com

Native Staten Islander Mary Helen Vierno, 80, a graduate of Port Richmond High School, school bus matron and active parishioner of Our Lady Star of the Sea R.C. Church who enjoyed playing cards, cooking, the New York Yankees and doting on her family, ...

Pupils 'spotted brain in a jar'

August 20, 2017 by Independent Online

Independent OnlineAndre and Korisha Shipley, of the New York City borough of Staten Island, say they had no idea his brain was removed during an autopsy until some of the teen's classmates at Port Richmond High School spotted it floating in a jar on a field trip. After ...

121st Precinct spreads message of unity at summer camp graduation

August 17, 2017 by SILive.com

SILive.comSTATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The 121st Precinct held its graduation ceremony from its annual summer camp at Port Richmond High School on Thursday. The ceremony, which graduated nearly 100 attendees, closed out the camp's six-week session as students ...

Staten Island obituaries for Aug. 17, 2017

August 17, 2017 by SILive.com

Native Staten Islander Ernest L. DeFazio, 87, of Port Richmond, a graduate of Curtis High School and an Air Force veteran who enjoyed bowling, trips to Atlantic City and the New York Yankees, died Tuesday. Native Staten Islander Robert E. Dicks, 55, ...

Staten Island obituaries for Aug. 10, 2017

August 10, 2017 by SILive.com

Margaret Helen DiGiorgio, 71, the owner of the Silver Dollar restaurant who enjoyed crocheting and playing cards, died Sunday. Native Staten Islander John (Jack) G. Laureno, 84, a graduate of Port Richmond High School, Korean War veteran and 21-year ...

Staten Island obituaries for Aug. 9, 2017

August 9, 2017 by SILive.com

Native Staten Islander Maria E. Filippini (nee Scaramuzzi), 84, a graduate of Port Richmond High School and retired Susan Wagner High School secretary who enjoyed volunteer work, reading, traveling, playing cards and spending time with her family, died ...

Staten Island teen to set sail on Arctic expedition

August 7, 2017 by SILive.com

SILive.comStaten Island teen to set sail on Arctic expedition. Comment. Posted on August 7, 2017 ... STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Preparing to travel on an Arctic expedition, 16-year-old Kiara Caesar will set sail on the road to self-discovery this week with 120 other ...

Memorial service set for financier Donald Spiro, 91, Wagner College trustee

August 2, 2017 by SILive.com

SILive.comSTATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- A memorial service will take place Thursday for Wagner College alumnus Dr. Donald W. Spiro, who rose from a humble background to become a major financial powerbroker, while never forgetting his roots. Spiro, who was chairman ...

Staten Island obituaries for Aug. 2, 2017

August 2, 2017 by SILive.com

Joseph Patrick Cogan, 79, a history teacher at Tottenville High School, member of the Richmond County Pipes and Drums and an avid Broolyn Dodgers turned New York Mets fan, died Tuesday. Melissa Lee Cunha (nee Honig), 48, of Grantieville, a client ...

Staten Island students show unity through art

August 1, 2017 by SILive.com

SILive.comSTATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Unveiled in large, bright letters, the word "unity" stretched across the back of one of the bleachers at Port Richmond High School. Ten Port Richmond High School students, Staten Island Arts and the Wagner College Port Richmond ...

Curtis, Port Richmond high schools added to city's 'College Access for All' program

July 27, 2017 by SILive.com

SILive.comSTATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Students at both Curtis and Port Richmond high school will get extra help to attend college when a city program is expanded in the upcoming school year. The two schools were among an additional 175 high schools to join the city's ...

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