MEMORIAL PLAQUE DEDICATION


State Senator for the 5th District; John P. Sabatina Jr. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

State Senator for the 5th District;
John P. Sabatina Jr., Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

THE JOSEPH C. MCCLOSKEY

Lt. Vince Furlong, Ret.

Lt. Vince Furlong, Ret.

MEMORIAL PLAQUE DEDICATION

AUGUST 30, 2015

Video

Unveiling of the Plaque

The Officer Joseph C. McCloskey Memorial Plaque was dedicated at the AOH Div. #39 Hall in Tacony, 25 years after Officer McCloskey’s passing.

On a warm sunshine filled afternoon in Tacony, seventy-five of Officer McCloskey’s family, friends, former players, co-workers and State Senator John P. Sabatina Jr. of the 5th Senatorial District, participated in dedicating Officer McCloskey’s Memorial. Fr. Joseph Farrell, Pastor of Our Lady of Consolation Parish, blessed the plaque and offered a prayer of Thanksgiving. Lt. Vince Furlong Ret., Joe McCloskey’s Commanding Officer spoke of his warm friendship and admiration for Officer McCloskey. It was a truly special day for Officer McCloskey and for the the Joseph C. McCloskey Charitable Fund.

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AOH & Banner

AOH Hall & Banner

Picture History 1

Picture Hi

History #2

History #2

 

 

National Anthem Sung by Sophia Sullivan

National Anthem Sung by Sophia Sullivan

Honoraries

Honoraries

Honoraries: L to R Lt. Vince Furlong (Ret.) Gus Murphy Betsy Duffy Berlin Lt. Kenny Linneman (Ret.)

Honoraries:
L to R
Lt. Vince Furlong (Ret.)
Gus Murphy
Betsy Duffy Berlin
Lt. Kenny Linneman (Ret.)

 

Memorial Plaque 2015

Memorial Plaque 2015

Fr.Joseph Farrell, Pastor Our Lady of Consolation Parish Tacony P

Fr.Joseph Farrell, Pastor
Our Lady of Consolation Parish, Tacony

 

Blessing of the Plaque

Blessing of the Plaque

 

 

Lt. Vince Furlong, Ret. II

Lt. Vince Furlong, Ret. II

Lt. Ken Linneman

Lt. Ken Linneman

Lt. Vince Furlong, Ret.

Lt. Vince Furlong, Ret.

 

Fr. Farrell, Gus Murphy and Jerry Emberger

Fr. Farrell, Gus Murphy and Jerry Emberger

State Senator for the 5th District; John P. Sabatina Jr. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

State Senator for the 5th District; John P. Sabatina Jr. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Senator Sabatina & Tina Sullivan

Senator Sabatina & Tina Sullivan

 

 

Norman and Betsy Duffy Berlin

Norman and Betsy Duffy Berlin

Arlene Roakes

Arlene Roakes

Fran Nasuti & Jim Magee

Fran Nasuti & Jim Magee

 

Frank Stiener & Seamus "Jake" Daly

Frank Stiener & Seamus “Jake” Daly

Dennis McClafferty, Georgiana Kennedy and Michael Roakes

Dennis McClafferty,
Georgiana Kennedy and Michael Roakes

Mike Sullivan and Tony Nahill

Mike Sullivan and
Tony Nahill

 

(Left) Jake Daly (Right) Penny & Ed Keenan and Kathleen Daly

(Left)
Jake Daly
(Right)
Penny & Ed Keenan and Kathleen Daly

Refreshments I

(Left) Maureen & Jack Helverson

Cake

Cake

 

 

 

Banner

Banner

Norman Berlin, Joanne Waninger and Maryanne Emberger

Norman Berlin, Joanne Waninger and Maryanne Emberger

Brian Chambers & Friend

Brian Chambers & Friend

 

 

Shirt Table

Shirt Table

The Curran's & Paul Morris

The Curran’s & Paul Morris

Gus Murphy

Gus Murphy

 

Ken Linneman, Gus Murphy & Dinky Murphy

Ken Linneman,
Gus Murphy &
Dinky Murphy

Michael Roakes and Jerry Emberger

Michael Roakes
and
Jerry Emberger

Posterboard

Posterboard

 

 

 

Patrick & Sophia Sullivan

Patrick & Sophia
Sullivan

Brian, Mike Sr., Tina, Lil Tina and Pat

Brian, Mike Sr., Tina,
Lil Tina and Pat

Janet & Georgiana Kennedy

Janet & Georgiana Kennedy