Antonio R Janairo

Profile Updated: September 3, 2014
Antonio  R Janairo
Class Year: 1959
Residing In: Dover, DE USA
Spouse/Partner: Betsy McDonough Janairo
Occupation: Retired
Children: Bridget Best-November 27, 1976, Kelly Root-April 10,1978
Francesca Root- March 23, 2007, George More…Best-September 10, 2007, Arthur Root-June 21,2009, Helen Best-June 26,2009
Military Service: Army  
Antonio  R Janairo

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Yes! Attending Reunion
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Went to Villanova University for a year (because Don Conrad filled my appointment to West Point.) Finally figured out how to pass the S.A.T., and headed into Beast Barracks with Bernie Ferry '58, Bill Ely, Carl Dye, Tom Pachler, John Lang, and a couple of upstarts from
'60, Barry McCaffrey and Ben Sternberg. After 22 years, I retired where I started my military service. The highlight was meeting and marrying Betsy McDonough of Dundalk, MD, and raising our two daughters. The next twenty years was spent laboring in the vineyards of higher education physical plant departments in Massachusetts, Delaware, Pennsylvania,as well as a local housing authority in Dover. The best part of retirement is watching cute little grandchildren grow under the tutelage of their Granny-Nanny.
Since February of 2009 I have been trying to hunt down classmates, and former class members who passed through the PAHS portals. Sadly, some have left us, but in the quest to locate others is the hope that we can all re-unite in San Antonio in 2014. Odds do not call for many more reunions for our group. It's time to saddle up and see Bill and Sheila ELY on their home grounds, and to see each other once again. Tink Nathan, TOD Winebrenner, LaRue Locke HOGATE are in the vicinity.

School Story:

We left Fort Bragg in late October 1956, and I "kicked and scratched" my way onto the SS United States in protest of going overseas. That tantrum didn't last long. Arrived about the same time as Carl Dye did, and we have continued a friendship through West Point and our adult years. PAHS was a most interesting experience through sports. Soccer with Bill Rountree; football with a great bunch of guys; an unwitting and unwilling basketball player because Coach Jack Rocker kicked five players off the team (and why I was recruited from P.E. class I'll never understand), and finally tennis with Bart Conmy and Bob Turner. I am grateful for the influences of so many teachers: John Hull, Joanne Weinhoff, Bill Emge, Neil Manning, Ruth Thomas, Dorothea Summers, Pierre Chandouwin. But the greatest joy is just now fomenting, in contacting old classmates and just plain catching up after so many years. San Antonio 2010 promises to be the event of a lifetime. I do have a bead on the last male unlocated member from our class: Emile William (Bill) Baker who I learn through his sister and B-I-L that he and wife Denise are in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Email has not been successful, so snail mail is next.

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Jun 19, 2018 at 4:33 AM
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Jan 28, 2018 at 8:19 PM

Happy Birthday, TONI! Talk some folks into coming to Portland at the end of September.Be. Ben DOUGLAS lives out there and I will be joining him.

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Posted on: Aug 11, 2017 at 11:02 AM

Happy Birthday! Will I see you in Portland next Fall?

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Dec 11, 2017 at 6:59 PM

Posted on: Jun 12, 2017 at 10:40 AM

Tony,
Are you 70,yet?! My how everyone but you and me are getting so old. I just skip my birthdays and go the Jack Benny way. Have a good one old friend.
Carl

Apr 22, 2017 at 11:41 AM

Please note that TOD Winebrenner passed away in late 2016. His widow Earline wrote me of the sad news after lengthy illnesses.

Apr 16, 2017 at 10:53 AM

Happy Birthday! Hope you are in good health . Enjoy the year ahead.

Apr 06, 2017 at 10:49 AM

Happy Birthday, Donald

Jun 19, 2016 at 4:33 AM
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Nov 16, 2015 at 7:58 PM
Nov 10, 2015 at 3:07 PM

Happy Birthday, Alex. Hope you are enjoying good health
And enjoying the retired life while ILENE toils away. Best
wishes to you both.

Aug 11, 2015 at 5:56 PM

Happy Birthday, Bonnye. Was great to have seen you in San Antonio last year! Stay in good health. All the best, Tony

Jun 19, 2015 at 4:33 AM
May 19, 2015 at 11:46 AM

Belated birthday greetings! Amazing how 56 years fly by. Was it Mr Hull or Harvey who had the "Tempus Fugit" saying in their classroom. Nice reflection about the fabled Senior Class Trip. Did you know Alex ALLWINE lives in your area? And Carl Dye lives further northeast of you?

Apr 21, 2015 at 11:11 AM

Happy Birthday, Karl. Enjoy the family and friends!

Mar 22, 2015 at 1:20 PM