Tribute: Mary Keehan

Tribute: Mary Keehan

Tribute to Mary Keehan Kathleen Casey, Mary Keehan, and Eileen Carey Mary has been attending the St. Patrick’s Day parade since she was a little girl. Her uncle, Patrick Miniter , who was the chair of the Clairmens Association, always sent Mary’s mom tickets to the...
Tribute: Marie Farrell

Tribute: Marie Farrell

Marie has the distinct honor of coming to the St. Patrick’s Day parade since she immigrated from Ireland in 1957 .  Marie Farrell Marie‘s parents both passed away by the time she was six.  On Easter Sunday in 1957 Marie’s uncle flew her and her sister...
Tribute to John Hyland

Tribute to John Hyland

John Hyland has been with the parade for well over 25 years. He is currently the delegate to the parade from A.O.H. Division 7, Bronx County. His dream came true ten years ago in 2010, when he was elected to be an Aide to Grand Marshal Ray Kelly, who was the Chief of...
Tribute: Tom Rice

Tribute: Tom Rice

Tribute to Tom Rice – Volunteer for over 50 years. Tom and Tommy Rice, Father and Son In 1970 Judge Comerford “laid down the law” that no workers were allowed to talk to the press at all, especially in regards to rumors about the parade being moved...