CLASS OF 1947 VETERANS
Stafford J. Keer
The 1947 Class had at least 10
Veterans who returned from WWII military service to graduate from West.
They are listed at the end of my 1947 Yearbook.
Tony Skivo's son confirmed his dad is alive and well.
Here are the names, classes and parishes
Edward Joseph Boyer SSG Transfiguration Deceased
Francis Edward Curran STC Saint Cyril - Deceased
Basil Richard Kershner STB Saint Raphael
James Charles Long SSF Most Blessed Sacrament Deceased
Nelson Joseph McCorkle SSG Saint Laurence
James Michael McGrane SSE Our Lady of Victory
James Francis Seitz STB Saint Clement
Anthony Manus Skivo SSG Saint James
Charles Joseph Wells STC Holy Child
Donald Damian Wickersham SSC Transfiguration
I think they were honorable young men who served
their country and returned to West to graduate. Perhaps they are
still alive and/or someone knows them. There were two other but not