Special to The Vindicator | published: October 11, 2010
Class of ’50: Pretty nifty! The Rayen School Class of 1950 celebrated its 60th class reunion on Sept. 19 at the Holiday Inn in Boardman. Forty-two classmates attended, some coming from as far away as Florida and Texas, as well as various Ohio cities. In the first row, from left to right, are Ida Adams, Gwendolyn Sitgraves, Louise Hayes, Ralph D’Onofrio, Jean Williams, Florene Rouse, Elaine Raiger, Doris Giancola, Theresa Menosky, Betty Slovasky, Jean Dutko, Betty Johnson, Sarah Tabachino, Florence Bevilacqua, Gertrude Jackson, and Bill Rice. In the second row are Phyllis Koker, Jane Francykowski, Robert Washington, George Adams, Carlotta Fercana, Eugene Tareshawty, Olga Drahuschak, Rita Guglielm, Dorothy Filaccio, Louise Miller, Betty Grischow, Mary Lou Schmidt, Paul Schmidt, John Giannini and Fred Johnson. In the back row are Roger Morris, Ralph Sinistro, Gerald McBride, Bob Graves, Kathryn Shook, Bill Turner, Louise Alibrando, Bill Gries, Ken Lundquist, Ed Kosiba, and Leo Daff. Serving as the planning committee were Fercana, Filaccio and Guglielm.