Camden Catholic High to Graduate Largest Class In Its History

Camden Catholic Graduates, Joseph G Widua and Joseph A Hooven - 1933

Camden Courier-Post – June 14, 1933

195 to Get Diplomas Sunday in Exercises at Convention Hall; Three Get Scholarships;. Medals for 15

The largest class in the history of Camden Catholic High School – 195 students – will receive diplomas Sunday afternoon at the annual commencement exercises to be held in Convention Hall.

Ninety-nine boys and 96 girls comprise the class. They represent 26 South Jersey municipalities in addition to this city and West Philadelphia.

Three scholarships have been awarded to Joseph A. Hooven and Joseph G. Widua, of Camden and Edward J. Lynch, of Haddon Heights.

Hooven will go to Villanova College; Widua to St. Joseph’s College and Lynch to La Salle College.

3000 Expected

Rt. Rev. Monsignor William I. McKean, pastor of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, Bernardsville, will be principal speaker at the commencement. More than 3000 persons are expected to attend. Diplomas will be presented by Rt. Rev. Monsignor William J. FitzGerald.

Principal students in the commencement exercises will be Widua, valedictorian; Miss Bernice C. Borden, daughter of Edward J. Borden, president of the New Jersey Real Estate Board, as salutatorian, and Rudolph A. Doering, winner of the gold medal in the oratorical contest.

Fifteen members of the class will receive gold medals for perfect attendance over the four-year study period. Others also will be presented similar awards for outstanding scholastic work.

Twenty boys and 37 girls in the class are credited with an average of 85 percent in scholarship. Five girls and six boys registered above 90 percent in their senior year and three girls and four boys are credited with marks in excess of 90 percent for the four years.

The Graduates

The graduates:


Edward Francis Armstrong, Charles Vernon Asay, John Joseph Bach, Frank John Bakota, Thomas Frederick Barlow, John Henry Bauer, William Francis Birch, Joseph John Bresan, Edward Joseph Broske, Charles Henry Cannavo, William Henry Cannon, Charles James Carter, Michael James Carroll, James Ingram Cobbin, James Francis Collier, George Thomas Collins, Joseph Vincent Conlow, Walter Charles Cowan, William Patrick Curran, Lawrence Thomas D’ Aloise, James Vincent De Carlo, Albert Joseph Deegan, John Francis Devereaux, Rudolph Alban Doering.

John Joseph Duffy, William John Dunn, William Joseph Flood, Joseph Aloysius M. Foley, Joseph Aloysius Foley, Henry Thomas Gartland, John William Herman, Robert Hamilton Heimlich, Mathias Clemens Helbach, Joseph Anthony Hooven, Lawrence Joseph Hubert, Charles James Hughes, William Francis Ivins, Francis Joseph Keeney, John David Keeney, James Joseph Kelley, John Joseph Kelly, Paul George Kelly, Stanley Alphonse Kutylowski, Charles Joseph Lenhart, Joseph John Leon, Thomas James Logan, Edward Leon Lubrant. Francis John Lynch, Edward Joseph Lynch.

Francis Joseph Lyons, James Joseph McCaffrey, Thomas James McCaffrey, John Thomas McDermott, John Aloysius McDermott, William Edmund McElliott, Michael Joseph McGuinness, Francis Joseph McSwiggan, David Joseph Miskey, Thomas Joseph Mount, Joseph Thomas Muldoon, William Vincent Murphy, Aldo Francis Nardi, Donald Gregory O’Brien, James Edward O’Brien, James Hugh O’Brien, Richard John O’Neill, Joseph Alfred Owens, Walter George Pawella, Francis Paul Peel, Victor Francis Pfizenmayer, James John Rabbitt, John Robert Reardon, William Hugh Reilly,

Paul Joseph Riegert, Alfred Charles Retkovis, Charles Anthony Rizzi, Henry Remo Rocile, Edward Joseph Schlitz, Henry John Schwiering, John Albert Schramm, Ralph Donges Simpson, Robert Joseph Smeltzer, Chester Edward Stronski, Matther Walsh Sullivan, John Walter Szurlej, Anthony Joseph Talecki, Charles Vincent Uhland, Joseph John Urban, Joseph John Vair, John Bernard vander Straeten, John Nicholas Weiss, John Joseph Welsh, Joseph George Widua, Joseph Ludwig Winter, Lester Francis Winkelspecht, Elmer John Yost, Edmund Joseph Young, William James Young and John Robert Zawitekowski.


Florence Elizabeth Abel, Aida Elizabeth Aspers, Eleanor Alma Bach, Anna Catharine Baird, Genevieve Teresa Beirne, Catherine Anne Blake, Anna Rita Blumenstein, Bernice Catharine Borden, Marie Cecelia Breitenstein, Grace Catherine Briody, Veronica Jane Britton, Evelyn Agnes Butler, Dorothy Rita Byrne, Isabella Shirley Campbell, Margaret Caroline Cannon, Madeline Anna Carey, Helen Teresa Casey, Lillian Teresa Chromiec, Bernadette Irene Cleary, Margaret Helen Colgan, Dorothy Veronica Collier, Helen Kathryn Conway, Mary Anna Conway, Helen Theresa Coursey.

Margaret Frances Cox, Honora Teresa Doherty, Adele Clemence Dufour, Elizabeth Emma Duffy, Marie Teresa Eberhardt, Rita Elizabeth Eichmann, Ruth Lois Ewe, Ida Rita Fanella. Helen Marie Fitzgerald, Mary Cecelia Fitzgerald, Virginia Anna Flaherty, Rita Patricia Flynn, Katherine Theresa Fox, Mary Patricia Ganter, Rose Mary Genovese, Marie Bernadette Goodman, Catherine Marie Grim, Dorothy Henrietta Grisel, Anna Marie Grosko, Elizabeth Rita Hare, Helen Teresa Heimlich, Marie Hoffman, Margaret Mary Hoffman, Emmanuella Marie Hollinger.

Cecelia Catharine Hopkins, Dorothy Mary Jackson, Margaret Mary Jaep, Helen Marie Joseph, Mary Kathryn Keane, Rose Marie Kensler, Marie Elizabeth Kilgariff, Catherine Mary King, Anne Marie Kirch, Carmella Eva Klarich, Julia Teresa Kobylinski, Mary Sophie Krowicka, Sophia Monica Kurillo, Marcella Edna Liebrum, Margaret Alice Logan, Marie Anne Me Calley, Gertrude Teresa McClay, Mary Jane McClernan, Margaret Mary McCourt, Anne Bernadette McHugh, Margaret Mary McKnight, Elizabeth Frances McLarney, Alice Isabel McNamara, Mary Dolores Madden, Rita Marie Marley.

Catharine Cecelia Martin, Mary Teresa Martin, Katherine Cecelia Marcotte, Anne Carmelitea Mooney, Lorena Catharine Nettleton, Helen Rita Nowak, Catherine Teresa Oaks, Dorothy Eleanor Parker, Genevieve Catherine Potter, Ruth Regina Rauscher, Anne Josephine Regnery, Elizabeth Dolores Rodgers, Adelaide Anastasia Roedig, Gertrude Cecelia Roszkowiak, Kathryn Rita Rubino, Catherine Elizabeth Selsor, Clara Anna Spiller, Rita Christine Stewart, Cornelia Berndatte Taulane, Grace Elizabeth Tippin, Wanda Martha Ulak, Emily Anne Wasilewski and Mary Josephine Woods.


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