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March 28, 1971

Our Memorial Day

We of The St. Stanislaus Memorial Post 1771, American Legion, gather this day a Long with all the Post of Kings County, Auxiliary, Sons of The American Legion and Guest on this our Twenty First Annual Memorial Mass, March 28th to pray for our departed members, auxiliary members and for all men an Our community who had given their lives for our great country.

We ask you of .our community to participate with us and display your flag; we also ask far Your prayers this day for Our boys now serving in Vietnam.

As in the past we march in a body, starting from our Post Headquarters, 100 McGuinness Blvd., at 10:30 A.M. We then will have at St. Stanislaus Kostka Church, at 11:00 A.M. high Mass said. After church we will continue with a parade throughout the community placing wreaths at memorial shrines, concluding with services at our Post Headquarters.

Arrangements for The Parade and Memorial Mass Services are being conducted by Past Commander Rudolph J. Fafalak, Co-Chairmans: George Weinmann, PC. and Alfred Mizgalski.

I wish to’ thank the Membership for their participation and aUr Auxiliary headed by President Helen KlewiokL

Meetings are held am the first Wednesday of each month at Post Headquarters’, 100 McGuinness Blvd., Brooklyn, N. Y.

Officers: 1970-71
Commander: Philip Spizuoco
Vice Commanders: Henry Nowak, Joseph Podlaski, John Montagano and John Lutz
Adjutant: Stanley Lowicki, PC
Finance Officer: Walter Zarzycki, PC Histol”ian: Peter Kowpak
Service Officer: Peter Rago, PC
Sgt. at Arms: Edmund Wrablewski

Executive Committee: Edward Blazak, Walter Blazak, Stephen Thomas, Thurlow Grady, Teddy SepanskiPast Commanders: Stanley Kugaczewski (Decd), John Kazak, Nicholas Stefaniz.zi, Joseph Nawinski, Edwin Brady, Walter Golembiewski, Paul Wozniak, Michael Justynowicz, Henry Waloski, John Brady, Stanley Lowicki, Peter Raga, Rudalf J. Fafalak, Gearge Weinmann, Walter Zarzycki.


President: Helen Klewicki
1st Vice President: Betty Gallo, PP
2nd Vice President: Saphie Potrzeba
Secretary: Lee Sadowski
Treas.: Frances Waloski, PP
Acting Chaplain: Jean Mane, PP
Sgt. At-Arms: Frances Jasikewicz
Executive Committee: Dorathy Montagana, Jean Wadzinski, Patricia Fafalak
County Committee: President, Helen Klewicki, Betty Galla, PP, Sophie Potrzeba, Lee Sadawski, Patricia Fafalak, Tina Mizgalski.


As we gather here today again we direct our thoughts to’ our departed comrades. Lets remember the good deeds they accomplished to keep our democratic way of life. At this special time of the year, our Twenty-First Annual Memorial Mass let each of us in our own way and in our own hearts pay homage to them.

This year in our prayers let us remember our Post Members who had departed since our last memorial mass: Edward Wlicelinski, Dominick Imperato, Stanley Jankowski, John Lataille, Karol NurkeWlitz, Edward Eckstein, Stanley Kraszewski, Pasquale Passarelli, Thomas Thompson, Adam Zaparowicz, Edward Zienlwwicz.

Our Auxiliary since our last memorial mass had seen the passing of Czeslawa Ross Auxiliary Member.

May we remember our boys in Vietnam and send a plea to Our Lord for a speedy end to all wars; also remember our lave ones who have died.

May the souls of our Comrades of Our Post, of our Unit, of our Community and of all the faithful departed, through the Mercy of Gad rest in peace.


Rudolf J. Fafalak, PC, Chairman

Legion Plans Mass, Parade

On Sunday, March 28, 1971, the St. Stanislaus American Legion will hold their twenty-first annual Memorial Mass, honoring all departed members of the post, auxiliary unit and veterans of our Community.

As in the past, they will march to St. Stanislaus Kostka R.C. Church for 11 :00 High Mass.

After church they will continue with a parade throughout the community placing wreaths at memorial shrines and concluding with services at their headquarters, 100 McGuinness Boulevard.

Commander Philip Spizuoco asked once again that our community participate with us by displaying the American flag.

The arrangements are being conducted by chairman Rudolph J. Fafalak, Past Commander, assisting him as co-chairmen, George C. Weinmaim, PC, and Alfred T. Mizgalski.

Meetings are held on the first Wednesday of each month at the Post headquarters 100 McGuinness Boulevard.