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HONOREES

Bob resides in Ventura with his wife Patty. They are long-time members of Our Lady of the Assumption Parish.
Professionally, Bob’s career includes several important positions with Lockheed, being the Chief Operating Office for Lockheed Federal Credit Union, Vice-President of Finance and Contracts to note a few. Bob graduated Magna Cum Laude from Boston College and he holds a B.S. degree in economics, an M.B.A. in Finance from USC. Bob is a member of Legatus, the Order of Malta and is a Knight of Magistral Grace.

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Teresa and her husband Anthony reside in Pasadena and are long-time members of St. Felicitas and Perpetua Parish in San Marino. They have four children and fourteen grandchildren. Terry’s parent volunteer years were spent at both Mayfield Junior and Senior Schools and Loyola High School – she has held many leadership positions and continues to be involved. Christ Child Society of Pasadena and the National Christ Child Board have been beneficiaries of her leadership skills and enthusiasm as she has done a myriad of jobs within this important organization.

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Charlie and his wife, Nicole, reside on the Westside and are members of St. Paul the Apostle Parish. They have five sons, two at Loyola High School and three at St. Paul the Apostle school. Their first born son, Aidan, passed away prior to his sixth birthday, and in memory of their son, Charlie and Nicole were the driving force in building Aidan’s Place, a handicap-accessible playground located in West LA. The park opened on December 5, 2001, and continues to be one of the most visited parks in Los Angeles County for children of all abilities.

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Lydia resides in Pico Rivera with her husband Mike and they are members of St. Hilary Parish……Those who know Lydia wonder when she sleeps! She does that much work for the Church, specifically as Director of the Mission Office and Adopt-A-Family! Her organizational skills transcend most and her ability to reach out to those in need is a huge priority in her day. This kind and loving woman came to the Archdiocese of Los Angeles several decades ago and has been a vital part in the Mission Office. After a long day of regular work, Lydia moves to her second “volunteer job”

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Sister had the vision for Meals on Wheels! “In the beginning, it was just us and a few pots of stew. But the response was tremendous, and it became impossible to ignore the great need in the community. Over the years it became so much more than plates of food; it became friendship, family and nourishment for the soul.” – Sister Alice Marie

Prior to founding St. Vincent Meals on Wheels, Sister worked with the St. Vincent Medical Center as assistant director of its dietary department.

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PAST HONOREES

2015 Honorees

2014 Honorees

2013 Honorees

2012 Honorees

2011 Honorees

2010 Honorees

2009 Honorees

Kathleen Hannon Aikenhead
Christopher Alders
Leo Lagasse, M.D.
Virginia Schneider
Vin Scully

2008 Honorees

H. Richard Closson
Antoinette Hodgkiss
Dorothy King
Gary Krauss
Reverend Robert B. Lawton, S.J.

2007 Honorees

Fe Israel Benito
Richard C. Dunn †
Anita Finie
Philip M. Hawley
Dr. Steven B. Sample

2006 Honorees

Deacon Hosea Alexander
Mary Pat Cooper
Fran Curry
Dr. Clyde V. Von der Ahe †
William M. Wardlaw

2005 Honorees

David Frelinger, M.D. †
June Gleason
Stanley Hayden †
Joan Payden
Reverend Monsignor John Sheridan †

2004 Honorees

Robert H. Ahmanson †
Kathleen Leavey McCarthy
Sister Cecilia Louise Moore, C. S. J. †
John O’Keefe
Edward Rose

2003 Honorees

William M. Close
Richard A. Grant, Jr.
Barbara Hudson
Mary Ann McEveety
Reynaldo Rojo
John F. Watkins

2002 Honorees

Vivian Burgess
Edward Illig
Thomas Laubacher, Sr. †
Sister Mary Jean Meier, R.S.M. †
Hilmar Rosenast

2001 Honorees

Joseph Campanella
Iva May Carrico
Brother Patrick Corr, O.H.
Robert F. Erburu †
Margaret Jagels

2000 Honorees

Deacon Frank Dieter †
Mary Dohn †
Stafford Grady †
Edith Piczek
Isabel Piczek †

1999 Honorees

Stan Chambers †
William H. Edwards †
Irene R. Elshoff
Norma L. Gonzales
William S. Mortensen

1998 Honorees

Albert J. Centofante †
Veronica H. Dysart
Marie C. Poyer †
Robert A. Smith, III
Lew R. Wasserman †

1997 Honorees

Sister Eileen Doherty, I.H.M. †
Sister Edna Doherty, I.H.M. †
Sister Michael Doherty, I.H.M. †
Helen M. Guho
William C. Rivera
Paul F. Salamunovich †
Most Reverend John J. Ward, D.D. †

1996 Honorees

Robert T. Campion †
Frances S. Morehart
Josephine Wayne Nigg †
John F. Shea
Roger M. Sullivan

1995 Honorees

Stephen D. Gavin †
Gloria N. Griffin
Ivan Houston
William T. Huston †
Gertrude M. Roberts †

1994 Honorees

William H. Hannon †
Justice Mildred L. Lillie †
Kenneth O. Olsen
Grace M. Rinaldi

1993 Honorees

Alphonse J. Antczak*
Charles F. Bannan*
Rev. Newman C. Eberhardt, C. M. †
Peggy J. Ferry †
Anne D. Kenney †

1992 Honorees

Dolores D. Hope †
Gerald J. Lynch †
Margaret E. Rendler †
Wilfred L. Von der Ahe †

1991 Honorees

Thomas P. Pike †
Robert A. Smith, Jr. †
Helen H. Walsh †

1990 Honorees

Sir Daniel J. Donohue †
Marian Hancock †
William R. Hayden †
Dorothy Leavey †
Cyril C. Nigg †

† Deceased