Here is the Grade Two class from St. Joseph’s school in Barry’s Bay in 1952/53. Please advise us of any corrections in the names that appear below.
FRONT ROW: Terry Lehovich; Sylvester Yantha; Alfie Yantha; Jerome Coulas; Michael Murray; Bronas Chapeskie; Andrew Kulas; Robert Lehovitch; Clifford Dombroskie; Neil Conway; Bronas Matuscheskie; Jerome Zelney; Donald Palubiski.
SECOND ROW: Clifford Trebinskie; Gerard Reynolds; Mackey Nicholson; Victor Stoppa; Dominic Maika; Susan Matuscheskie; Caroline Bourne; Elaine Shulist; Margaret Mintha; Kenneth Trebinskie; Basil Plebon; Keith Conway; Bronas Stamplecoski; Sylvester Cybulski.
THIRD ROW: Gail Zelney; Helen Cybulski; Christina Coulas; Victoria Hildebrandt; Angela Shushack; Kathryn Daly; Othelia Shushack; Ina Selemeyer; Doreen Golka; Caroline Zelney; Gladys Strack; Dorothy Norlock; Janet Hildebrandt; Judy Etmanskie.
Teacher: Sr. Anicetus
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About the author: After leaving Barry’s Bay to attend the University of Ottawa, Bob Corrigan taught in Whitby and Ottawa before returning home in 1971 with his wife, Cathie, to spend the rest of his teaching career at MVDHS. Bob’s winter sports are hockey and skiing (he began the annual Renfrew County Teachers Hockey Tournament), his summer cottage activities include canoeing, but year-round he enjoys genealogy.