Family of the Month
Fraternal Year 2020/21
KNIGHTS NAME THEIR FAMILY OF THE MONTH for JULY
Paul King transferred into Star of the Sea Council six years ago, and has served as our Grand Knight and the first chairman of the Donations Committee. He has been involved with all of the Council's activities and recognized at the national level by receipt of the Columbian Award.
KNIGHTS NAME THEIR FAMILY OF THE MONTH for AUGUST
Bill and Fran Drake and family attend Mass on a regular basis; Bill often serves as an usher. The Drake family exemplifies what our faith teaches us about family: caring for each member as well as others in need. Bill and Fran are involved in numerous activities.
FAMILY OF THE MONTH for SEPTEMBER
Kevin and Trish Mumford exhibit the most admirable characteristics of a Catholic family. Kevin has served St. Edmond Parish as Chair of the Lectors and Trish is a member of the Altar Linen ministry. Kevin is a member of the secular Franciscan order and the St. Clare Fraternity. Read more
FAMILY OF THE MONTH for OCTOBER
Joe and Lucille Curcio are two special people, joined together in matrimony and exemplifying the finest in Catholic family values. “Doctor Joe,” a retired chiropractor, and Lucille, a retired early childhood education professional, have been married for 18 years and members of St. Edmond Parish for eight years. A second marriage for both, they have 9 children, 18 grandchildren, and 6 great-grandchildren. Read more
FAMILY OF THE MONTH for NOVEMBER
Our selection for November Family of the Month celebrates rekindled and strengthened faith and bringing family together in faith in the face of a progressing medical disease and financial difficulties. After receiving first Communion, Louis Gloria was no longer brought to church and lacked a full
FAMILY OF THE MONTH for DECEMBER
Tom and Terry Treglia are the December Family of the Month for Star of the Sea Council 7297. They have been married for 58 years, with three children and four grandchildren. Whether Knights of Columbus activities, parish affiliated activities or community out-reach, if you saw Tom, you would see Terry, and if you saw Terry, you would see Tom. Read more
FAMILY OF THE MONTH for JANUARY George and Geraldine (“Geri”) Garvey are the January Family of the Month for Star of the Sea Council 7297. They have been married for fifty-one years, with three children and seven grandchildren.
George joined the Knights many years ago but was not active until he and Geri moved to Delaware and he joined Star of the Sea Council 7297. Since then, he has served as Advocate, Vocation Director and member of our Donations Committee. Read more
FAMILY OF THE MONTH for FEBRUARY
Bob and Joanne Wolhar are the February 2021 Family of the Month for Star of the Sea Council 7297. They met here in Rehoboth Beach at a time when Joanne was interested in finding a welcoming, established church. Bob invited her to attend Mass with him, which she accepted. Some six years ago, Joanne participated in the RCIA program and became a practicing Catholic. They married at St. Edmond Church five years ago. Read more
FAITH IN ACITON - FAMILY OF THE MONTH for MARCH
Thomas (“Tom”) and Linda (“Lin”) Simon have enjoyed impressive careers, all the while being grounded in their Catholic faith. Individually and in combination, they have dealt with and professionally supported others in need of spiritual, emotional and physical assistance..''Read more
FAITH IN ACITON - FAMILY OF THE MONTH for APRIL
Les and Carol Lak set an example of family values, both within and outside of their own. They met at Midnight Mass on Christmas Eve 1976 in Massachusetts, and married in 1978. Their faith has been a constant in their relationship, as their family grew and as employment led to various relocations. During this journey, they raised four children – three girls and one boy. Given accessibility and their strong faith, the children were enrolled in Catholic schools wherever they lived. Read more
Family of the Month for May - Rich and Charlotte Duffy were selected as Family of the Month because they have put their Catholic faith in action by highlighting the value of family.
The couple are seen together at weekend and weekday Masses. Both Rich and Charlotte serve as Extraordinary Ministers of the Holy Eucharist (EEM). Charlotte also serves as a Lector and Rich as an acolyte. When not there, they are most often visiting their grandchildren in Pennsylvania. They
FAMILY OF THE MONTH for JUNE -We recognize Roy and Gabrielle (Gabbie) Peterson for their focus on family and family values, while maintaining demanding careers, raising their family, and participating in numerous outside activities. Read more