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The Spartan Walkway, built in 2011 as part of the ELHS 50th Birthday Party, graces the entrance to our school.
 
 Sep. 10, 2020 - - - Upperclassman Earle Hanks, ELHS 1967, passes away
 
Earle Hanks, ELHS 1967, passed away on Sep. 8, 2020. During our time at ELHS, he was a member of the band and chorus. Please click here for his obituary and click here for our tribute to him and other members of the ELHS Class of 1967 who have passed.
 
 

Earle in the band during our freshman year and later in life.
 

Spartan band during our freshman year. Front row: Karen Martin, Ginger Martin, Judith Martin, Barbara Darby, Laura Powers, Pamela Nelson, Jeanne Symmes, Rosemary Dion, Rebecca Martin, Brenda Misitano. Row 2: John Corliss, Bob Bradley, Bruce Eldridge, Patricia Oswald, Valerie Jamison, Karlene Carlson, Bob Ireland, Kenneth D'Angelo. Row 3: David Gee, Paul Krasnovsky, Charles Brooks, Douglas Best, Koby Borodkin, Andy Malloy, Rick Oliveri, Jim Douglas. Row 4: John Rosati, Earle Hanks, Bob Reis, Frank Miorandi, Gary O'Gorman; Steve Viger, Mike Doe, Kim O'Brien, Donald Burgess. Row 5: Fred Hebert, Chester Hobbs, Dennis Gee, Scott Moore, Mark Hadeler, Ralph Nooney, Bob Lundgren, Mr. Joseph Charron (conductor).
 
 Sep. 3, 2020 - - - Underclassman Edward Fleming, ELHS 1972, passes away
 
Edward "E. J." Fleming, ELHS 1972, passed away on Aug. 31, 2020. During our time at ELHS, he was active in a variety of sports and clubs. Please click here for his obituary and click here for our tribute to him and other members of the class of 1972 who have passed.
 
 
 
E. J. in 1972 (senior portrait) and later in life.
 
 Aug. 21, 2020 - - - English teacher Miss Judith Sessler passes away
 
We've learned English teacher Miss Judith Sessler, 81, passed away on Jul. 4, 2020. She was residing in Brimfield, MA.
 
Miss Sessler began her career at ELHS in 1960 as one of the original faculty members, teaching English and foreign languages. In 1961, she left ELHS to teach third grade at Pleasant View School for one year, then left the East Longmeadow Public School System for a year, possibly to complete her master's degree in education (M.Ed.).

She rejoined the ELHS faculty in 1963, where she taught English until her retirement in 1994.

Please click here for our tribute to her.
 
  
 
 Miss Sessler in 1969 and in 2011.
 
 Aug. 17, 2020 - - - Upperclassman Stephen LaBroad, ELHS 1967, and brother of classmate Paul LaBroad, passes away
 
We've learned that Stephen LaBroad, ELHS 1967, and brother of our late classmate Paul LaBroad, who passed in 2009, passed away on Mar. 11, 2020. In our freshman year, 13 of us were with him on the varsity swim team during his senior year. Please click here for Stephen's obituary and click here for our tribute to him and other members of the class of 1967 who have passed.
 
 
 
Stephen in 1967 (senior photo) and later in life.
 
 Aug. 11, 2020 - - - Former classmate Connie Garvey Marr passes away
 
 

Connie in 1970 (senior portrait in the Cathedral High School yearbook) and later in life.
 
Former classmate Connie Garvey Marr, who we knew as Connie Garvey, passed away on Aug. 10, 2020. She was in our class from first through eighth grades before attending Cathedral High School, from which she graduated in 1970. Please click here for Connie's obituary and click here for our life tribute to her.
 
 Jul. 27, 2020 - - - Former classmate Susan Belden Cirella passes away
 
We've learned that former classmate Susan Belden Cirella, who we knew as Susan Belden, and who was in our class from first through third grades, passed away on Mar. 10, 2020. Please click here for her obituary and click here for our life tribute to her.
 
 
Susan later in life.
 
 Jul. 23, 2020 - - - Mrs. Gloria Barnes, mother of classmate Wayne Soffan, passes away
 
We extend our sympathy to classmate Wayne Soffan on the passing of his mother, Mrs. Gloria Barnes, on Jul. 14, 2020. Please click here for Mrs. Barnes' obituary. Wayne has not joined our class site, but he may see a note of condolence in the obituary's guest book.
 
 
Mrs. Barnes
 
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