Hall of Fame Inductees

Past Inductees

Lou Bergonzi '65, Jim Lafferty '74, Mario Mattei '74, Fr. Aidan Rooney '74, Ken White '88, Joe Saraceno '89

Inductee title and information are as of the time of their induction.

Class of 2005

Eugene Devlin, Class of 1965

Staten Island Borough Commander, NYPD

Vito Fossella, Class of 1983

United States Congressman

Stephen Lanza, Class of 1975

United States Army

Tom Moran, Class of 1970

Chairman of the Board, Mutual of America

Jim Quinn, Class of 1970

President, Tiffany & Co.

John Quinn, Class of 1972


Monsignor Edmund Whalen, Class of 1976

Secretary to Cardinal O'Connor; Rector of Cathedral Seminary


Class of 2007

Bill Britton, Class of 1974

PGA Tour Professional

Michael Cusick, Class of 1987

NYS Assemblyman

Dr. Anthony Mezzacappa, Class of 1976

Head of Theoretical Astrophysics Group in Physics, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Rev. Stephen Ryan, Class of 1981

Provincial Delegate for Youth Ministry and Director of Vocations, Salesians of Don Bosco

Kenneth Schneider, Class of 1965 (Posthumous)

Killed in Action, Vietnam

Donald Tinney, Class of 1967 (Posthumous)

Killed in Action, Vietnam


Class of 2008

Dr. Paul Bollmeyer, Class of 1977 (Posthumous)


Brian Hall, Class of 1977

School Service

Andrew Lanza, Class of 1982

NYS Senator

Kevin O'Connor, Class of 1965

General Manager and Senior Vice President of Basketball Operations of the Utah Jazz

Salvatore Turchio, Class of 1971

Dean of Students, Saint Peter's College


Class of 2009

Lou Baldassano, Class of 1973

School Service

Rev. Dennis Billy, Class of 1971

John Cardinal Krol Chair of Moral Theology, Professor, and Scholar-In-Residence, St. Charles Borromeo Seminary; Author

Gary diSilvestri, Class of 1985

President & CEO, diSilvestri Asset Management

Daniel Donovan, Class of 1974

Richmond County District Attorney

Frank Sinatra, Class of 1966

Managing Director, Prudential Securities

John Wolyniec, Class of 1995

Professional Soccer Player, Major League Soccer


Class of 2010

Marty Celic, Class of 1970 (Posthumous)

Died While in the Performance of Duty 7/2/1977, FDNY

Kevin Coyle, Class of 1974

Professional Football Coach, National Football League

Dr. John Gallucci, Class of 1985

President, JAG Physical Therapy; Medical Director of Major League Soccer

James Oddo, Class of 1984

NYC Councilman

Dr. Thomas Vazzana, Class of 1977

Cardiologist; School Service


Class of 2011

James Agnello, Class of 1980


Frank Artale, Class of 1983

Microsoft Windows 2000 General Manager

Thomas Bosco, Class of 1975

Bronze Star Recipient, Gulf War; General Manager, LaGuardia Airport

Rev. Louis Jerome, Class of 1977

Pastor, Sacred Heart Parish, Staten Island

Anthony Mascolo, Class of 1973

Partner, Bosco & Mascolo Law; School Service

Dr. James Welsh, Class of 1978

Oncologist; Pioneer in Cancer Research


Class of 2012

Timothy Brier, Class of 1965

Co-founder, Priceline.com

Michael Finley, Class of 1969

Rear Admiral, United States Navy

Rev. Charles Buraus, Class of 1970 (Posthumous)

Maryknoll Missionary, Japan

Donald Ciolini, Class of 1966

School Service

Dr. Terrence Golway, Class of 1973

Professor of U.S. History, Kean University; Author

Dr. Christopher Gostout, Class of 1968

Gastroenterologist; Associate Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic


Class of 2013

Judge Joseph Brannigan, Class of 1968

California Superior Court Judge, San Diego County

Neil Mazzella, Class of 1969

President & Co-founder, Hudson Scenic Studio

Bob Pangia, Class of 1969

Partner, Ivy Capital Partners.  General Partner, Ivy Healthcare Capital

Dr. Thomas Marshall, Class of 1971

Captain, United States Navy (ret.). Surgeon, Naval Medical Center GNS, San Diego

Michael McMahon, Class of 1975

Partner; Co-chair, Government Relations Group, Herrick Feinstein, LLP

Dr. William Welsh, Class of 1982

Associate Professor of Astronomy, San Diego State University


Class of 2014

Charles Margiotta, Class of 1975; Posthumous

FDNY Lieutenant, Died in the line of duty 9/11/01

John Oehm, Class of 1976

FDNY Batallion Chief; Stephen Siller Foundation / Hurricane Sandy Relief

Charlie Brown, Class of 1978

Chief General Counsel, Fitch Ratings

Anthony Petosa, Class of 1981

Head Coach, College of Staten Island Men's Basketball

Charles Guddemi, Class of 1984

Major; Commanding Officer ICON Protection Branch, Central District, United States Park Police


Class of 2015

Rich Decker, Class of 1966

School Service

Mike Marino, Class of 1968

Physical Therapist/School Service

Neil Pignatano, Class of 1973

CEO, Cyboarg Enterprises LLC

Larry Unrein, Class of 1974

Managing Director and Head of the Private Equity Group for J.P. Morgan Asset Managemen

Mark Rienzi, Class of 1993

Senior Counsel at The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty & Associate Prof. of Law at The Catholic University of America


Class of 2016 - Wall of Valor

The Farrell alumni community has long been represented in large numbers by members of uniformed service. Alumni have bravely and honorably served in the United States Military, the Fire Department of New York, the New York Fire Patrol, the New York Police Department, Emergency Medical Services and the Port Authority Police Department.

Monsignor Farrell High School and the Office of Institutional Advancement has expanded the Hall of Fame to better reflect the contributions of the significant number of alumni who went on to exemplify what it means to be a faithful man through sacrifice and service to their community.

The 2016 induction class into the Monsignor Farrell High School Hall of Fame is comprised of alumni who dedicated their lives to serving others through uniformed service, and who made the ultimate sacrifice in fulfilling their commitment to serve and protect.

Please click here to view the video tribute to these Faithful Men.

Kenneth Schneider, Class of 1965 (previously inducted in 2007)

United States Army

Donald Tinney, Class of 1967 (previously inducted in 2007)

United States Army

Gerald Murphy, Class of 1967 


Neal Carlock, Class of 1970

United States Navy

Martin Celic, Class of 1970 (previously inducted in 2010)


Raymond Ragucci, Class of 1970


David Restuccio, Class of 1971


Charles Margiotta, Class of 1975 (previously inducted in 2014)


Stephen Huczko, Class of 1975

Port Authority Police Department

James Hicks, Class of 1979

United States Navy

Patrick Murphy, Class of 1981


Martin Egan, Class of 1982


Neil Leavy, Class of 1985


Edward "Ned" Thompson, Class of 1986


Christopher Siedenburg, Class of 1987


Brian Cannizzaro, Class of 1988


Jeffrey Stark, Class of 1989


Michael Clarke, Class of 1992


Christopher Mozzillo, Class of 1992


Keith Roma, Class of 1992

NY Fire Patrol


Class of 2019

Louis Bergonzi, Class of 1965

Educator; School Service


James Lafferty MD, Class of 1974

Director of the Cardiology Fellowship at Staten Island University Hospital - Northwell Health


Judge Mario Mattei, Class of 1974

Judge, NYS Supreme Court


Fr. Aidan Rooney, Class of 1974

VP for Mission Integration at Niagra University


Ken White, Class of 1988

Head Strength & Conditioning Coach, Providence College


Joseph Saraceno, Class of 1989

COO, JAG-One Physical Therapy