Heritage Photo: St. Joseph’s School in Barry’s Bay Grade 7-8

This Grade 7 & 8 school picture was taken in 1952-53 at St. Joseph’s Elementary School in Barry’s Bay.  If you see a mistake and you can make a correction, please let us know.

Front row: Clarence Chapeski, Percy Coulas, Lawrence Chapeski, Jerome Cybulski, Bronis Glisinski, John Landon, Ron Gutoski, Jackie Ritza, Robert O’Malley, Jimmy Yantha, Conrad Etmanski, Sylvester Bleskie, Gerald Cowan, Nelson Cybulski

Second row: Robert Cybulski, Mark Yantha, Norbert Kovalski, Anthony Coulas, Diane Shermack, Viola Serran, Celestine Mintha, Margaret Kluke, Catherine Pecarsksi, Rita Shulist, Greg Conway, Orville Prince, Angus Recoskie, Jackie Conway

Third row: Rose Marie Chapeskie, Marie Norlock, Tillie Shulist, Florence Bloskie, Agnes Recoskie, Catherine Conway, Irene Luckasavitch, Shirley Palubiskie, Joan Maika, Bernadette Conway, Madeline Zelney, Catherine Dombroskie, Joan Gutoskie, Georgina Fox

NOTE: If you are interested in having a picture and story featured in The Madawaska Valley Current, please submit the information to Bob Corrigan at madvalleycurrent@gmail.com (subject Heritage Photos) or mail your photo to Bob c/o The Current at PO Box 1097, Barry’s Bay K0J 1B0 (originals will be returned)


About the author: After attending the University of Ottawa, Bob Corrigan taught in Whitby and Ottawa before returning home to Barry’s Bay 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. Bob has volunteered for SFMH, the Train Station and Zurakowski Park.

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