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Thomas E. Mazzola, Jr

Posted by on Jul 20, 2014 in Community, Recent News | 5 comments

dadsgrad8x10Thomas E. Mazzola, Jr, M.Ed was born on July 28, 1935 in Buena N.J. to Thomas and Elenor Mazzola. He was raised in Vineland NJ. Tom graduated from Glassboro State College in 1956 with a BS in Elementary Education. There he met and married the love of his life, Constance Moncrief. Tom and Connie moved to Pitman and raised three sons. He graduated from Rutgers in 1964 with a Masters in Counseling/Psychology. A lifelong teacher and counselor, Tom spent 37 years in public education at West Deptford High School, Clearview Regional High School, Gateway Regional High School and Washington Township High School. He also taught Psychology at Camden County College. Tom also conducted numerous workshops and seminars for school districts throughout the State of New Jersey. Tom Mazzola was an original founder of SODAT, headquartered in Woodbury NJ. He was the President of Gloucester County Student Professional Association. He was the Co-Chairman of the South Jersey Council. He provided support for the REBEL organization and was a member of the John F. Kennedy Blue Ribbon Study committee on New Jersey. He also served as the Middle States Evaluator of Guidance Programs in NJ Schools. Tom’s last years in public service were as a Counselor and then as the Director of Washington Township Family Community Services from 1991 to 2005. He was a facilitator who helped numerous parents cope with addiction in their families, helped residents cope with separation/divorce and helped young widow and widowers cope with the grief from the death of a spouse and/or child. Tom was an active member of the Our Lady Queen of Peace parish in Pitman NJ. He was a certified Grief Minister and helped parishioners cope with the loss of a loved one. He conducted numerous bereavement workshops as well as individual counseling. Tom Mazzola is survived by his wife, Constance M. Mazzola, his brother, Louis and Patricia Mazzola; his sister Margaret Farside; Edna Mazzola wife of Charles Mazzola (deceased); his children, Jeff and Dawn Mazzola, Christopher and Kathryn Mazzola, Adam and Jenny Mazzola; and his grandchildren, Eric and Alex Mazzola, Logan and Aidan Mazzola, Grace, Connor, Megan and Rebecca Mazzola. Friends may call on Thursday from 6 to 8PM in the KELLEY FUNERAL HOME, 125 Pitman Avenue, Pitman, NJ. Memorial mass at 11AM on Friday in Mary Mother of Mercy Parish, Our Lady Queen of Peace Church, 161 Pitman Avenue, Pitman, NJ. Intement Hillcrest Memorial Park. Those desiring may make contributions to St. Vincent DePaul Society, 500 Greentree Rd, Glassboro, NJ 08028. Memories may be shared at

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Come clean this Saturday with PHS music department car wash fundraiser

Posted by on Jul 17, 2014 in Community, Recent News | 0 comments

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PHS Tennis fundraiser Saturday July 19th

Posted by on Jul 14, 2014 in Recent News, Sports | 0 comments


The Pitman High School Tennis team will hold its annual fundraiser yard sale with hundreds of items and bake sale on Saturday, July 19 from 8:00 a.m. to Noon at 521 Elm Avenue. Lots of good stuff. All proceeds benefit the team and help defray costs for tennis balls, racket maintenance, uniforms, indoor court fees, and many more necessities. Please help support this championship winning team.

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PHS Principal’s List and Honor Roll for Quarter 4

Posted by on Jul 9, 2014 in Recent News, Schools | 1 comment

Dr. Cherie Lombardo, Principal of Pitman High School, is proud to present the Quarter 4 Principal’s List:

Grade 12:  Jacob Amwake, Brittney Bouchard, Primitivo Candelaria, Emilyanne Gear, Claire Hutchinson, Leah Jayne, Tara McWilliams, Samuel Murphy-Jimenez, Beth Patrick, Marissa Sanders, Eric Stafford, Julia Viola

Grade 11:  Timothy Delaney, Gabrielle LaMastro, Veronica LaMastro, Yamna Mir, Devon Nealer, Giavanni Rizzo, Thomas Sullivan, Ashton Wentzel

Grade 10:  Olivia Amwake, Kerri Anderson, Domenica Castro, Deanna Davenport, Elaine Miller, Vanessa Pierce, Rachel Smythe, Tyler Strobl

Grade 9:  Nicholas Franchi, David Gerace, James Gregory, Frank Jackson, Leah Morris, Nicholas Tenerelli


Dr. Cherie Lombardo, Principal of Pitman High School, is proud to present the Quarter 4 Honor Roll list:

Grade 12:  Alexander Bea, Taylor Beechler, Annie Boyd, Brian DeGori, Janine Forte, Sam Franchi, Marian Genther, Linda Gipe, Mackenzie Gray, Gabrielle Iannucci, Kalla Jovanovic, Taylor Kankowski, Amy Kincaid, Drew Kraemer, Bailey Lacke, Kiersten Lapp, Kelsie Leonard, Abigail Leypoldt, Nicole Lindner, Hannah Magnes, Carly Mitcho, Haley Reif, Kailey Swint, Jessica Tipton, Christopher Versak

Grade 11:  Rebecca Adams, Heather Baer, Marissa Bender, Katherine Block, Zachary Castagna, Brielle Coller, Justine Collier, Brennen Covely, Jolie Delia, Tad Derenberger, Casey Edwards, Megan Gipe, Donovan Gura, Zachary Herndon, Jessica Knight, Ronald Koller, III, Thomas Kuhn, Samuel Langlois, Denimax Ramos, Kirsten Retzlaff, Julia Roberts, Julia Sanders, Emily Sayer, David Shirley, Dylan Simons, Zachary Spencer, Morgan Stanwood, Paulina Valdeavellano, Anbrie White, Scott Wood

Grade 10:  Ann Beato, William Becker, Phillip Bevilacqua, Piper Brett, Emily Caccia, Jaret Cary, Brian Foley, Cali Folker, Danika Hasher, Chelsea Hatton, Caleigh Hughes, Brianna Jones, Kara Kincaid, Kyle Leach, Angela Memmo, Corinne Merlino, Cara Montanero, Amanda Neagle, Amber Nimer, Alyssa Pensabene, Julia Perkowski, Luke Petersen, Zachary Shalaway, Nicolas Spencer, Kevin Weller

Grade 9:  Owen Anderson, Andrew Bohl, Melissa Brown, Kyle Burger, Andrew Caccia, Christopher Cancglin, Emily Cattafi, Michael D’Orazio, Cecily DiPatri, Dana DiPatri, Angela Faustino, William Gougon, Jr., Alexander Grossman, Sarah Horner, Jack Kelly, Meaghan Knowles, Trevor Kraemer, Brenna Lindner, Lawrence Meyers, Makayla Montanero, Elliana Paglione, Stephen Payne, Matthew Pensabene, Nicholas Ramos, Samuel Ramos, Alyssa Sanders, Nicholas Seran, Grace Shainline, Taylor Shelanskey, Sarah Smythe, Hailey Sule, Morgan Underwood, Skylar van Oyen, Maclean Versak-Kennedy, Faith Villari, Kyle Wright, James Zubert

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