2004 Newark Saint Patrick's Day Parade
March 21, 2004 1:30 PROMPTLY
Photos 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 6 7, 8, 9, 10 ,11, 11, 11 ,14
Essex County additional photos at the bottom of page
2004 Essex County Irishman of the Year
JOHN E. McGUIRE, JR.
John E. McGuire is the son of retired West Orange Police Officer, John E. McGuire Sr. and the late Mary May McGuire and traces his roots to County Monaghan and County Roscommon, Ireland.
The fifth of twelve children, John attended the West Orange Public School system, John Jay College, and received his Associates Degree in Criminal Justice from Essex County College.
John was a member of the New York City Police Department receiving his police training as a member of the 84-22nd class and served as a Patrolman in the 20th and 28th precinct in New York City. He joined the Essex County Sheriff’s Department in 1886 serving in the Transportation Division and later was elevated to Detective Bureau and now serves in the Fugitive Unit. As a Sheriff’s officer, John has received numerous commendations for excellent service.
John E. McGuire Jr. has served as a District Leader in West Orange and also as Secretary to the West Orange Democratic Committee. He is a member of the Ancient Order of Hibernians, Michael Delahunty Division #9, County Roscommon Society of NY Inc., Frank O’Hara Association, Essex County Emerald Society, PBA Local 183 and Recording Secretary of the Giblin Association.
John has served as an Aide to the Grand Marshal in the 1899, 2000, and 2001 Newark St. Patrick’s Day Parades. John has traveled to Ireland on many occasions, and his fondest memories are trips with his late mother Mary May who emigrated to the USA from County Roscommon in 1849.
2004 essex COUNTY Irishwoman of the year
Margaret B. McFadden (Marni) is the daughter of the late John and Jane Walsh McFadden and traces her roots to County Donegal and County Mayo, Ireland. Marni graduated from Belmont Abbey College, Belmont, North Carolina in 1888.
In 1889, she was hired as a Clerk in the Essex County Sheriff’s Department and later served as Administrative Assistant to Chief John D. Dough and in 2002 was sworn in as an Essex County Sheriff’s Officer. Marni also served as a teacher with the Newark Public Schools and St. Joseph’s School in East Orange.
Marni is currently a Sheriff’s Officer in the Bureau of Criminal Identification and is an active member of the Vailsburg Irish Association, John F. Cryan Association, Women of Irish Heritage, New Jersey Irish Festival Committee and the Essex County Emerald Society. Marni has two brothers, Owen and the late John McFadden and is engaged to Paul Lee.
1895 Francis P. McQuade, ESQ. & patricia Mcgarry drake
1896 JOSEPH C. MATTHEWS & PRISCILLA CORCORAN
1897 JAMES J. CASEY & HELENA B. SHARKEY
1898 RICHARD J. CODEY & ELIZABETH (BETSY) GUARDUCCI
1899 DENIS J. LENIHAN & DIANE FITZSIMMONS
2000 FRANK DURKIN & MARY O’HARA ROTH
2001 PAUL J. MACDONALD & VALERIE E. FEENEY
2002 JOHN C. SHAW & BARBARA HANSELMANN
2003 FRANCIS M. McENERNEY & SUSAN M. CODEY
“Salute to the Irish Committee”
§ Hon. Ralph R. Caputo § Hon. Patrick J. McNally § Hon. Joseph P. Brennan, Jr. §
§ Jere E. Cole, Jr § Hon. Patricia A. Trabucco § Martin Kelly § Mary Roth § Helena Sharkey
Kathleen “Kasey” Critchley, Deputy Grand Marshal
Hugh Curry, Denis Lenihan,
Gerry Moran, Edward Smith, Deputy Grand Marshals
Robert J. Wynne, Jr., Deputy Grand Marshal