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Martel, Roger William (Alphonsus George FSC)

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Identifier: LN-400-30


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from the notice to the community written by Br. Daniel Casey "Brother Alphonsus was born on December 13, 1930, in Manchester, NH. He received the habit of the Brothers of the Christian Schools on February 2, 1951 at Barrytown, NY, and made his final profession on July 30, 1957 at Barrytown. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in French in 1956 from the Catholic University and a Master of Arts degree in Business Education in 1963 from New York University. Brother Alphonsus's tour of duty is as follows: 1956-1957: Christian Brothers Academy, Syracuse, NY - Teacher - Religion/French/Algebra 1957-1959: St. Bernard's High School New York, NY - Teacher - Religion/Business/Languages - Assistant Principal 1959-1966: Bishop Bradley High School, Manchester, NH - Teacher - History/Business/Languages - Chair-Business Department/Dean of Students/Band Moderator 1966-1972: La Salle Academy, Providence, RI - Teacher - Business/Languages - CHair-Business Department/Band Moderator - Sub-Director 1967-1972 1972-2004: Cretin-Derham Hall High School, St. Paul, MN - Teacher - French/Business - Chair-Religion Department/Band Moderator - Grounds Keeper/Maintenance (Summer) Brother Alphonsus spent the longest period of his professional life as a teacher at Cretin and Cretin-Derham Hall Schools in St. Paul, MN, where he arrived in 1972. At Cretin he was revered as a teacher, a counselor, and friend of many alums and students. He has been active with the band, was justifiably proud of his work on the school grounds, and was a devoted teacher. Brother Alphonsus was the son of the late Alphonse and Marie Ann (Cote) Martel and brother of the late Gerard and Eugene Martel. He is survived by five sisters, Cecile Hamline, Florence Cote, Yvette Vachon, and Therese Poissant of Manchester, NY and Lucille Chouinard of Maine; a sister-in-law, Simonne Binette and a nephew, Andrew Martel."

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Part of the De La Salle Christian Brothers Archives of the Long Island-New England District Repository

O'Malley Library, Room 200
4513 Manhattan College Parkway
Riverdale New York