AOH Helps Charity Groups Stay Afloat During Pandemic

The AOH Paul “Hook” O’Malley Division Four has been donating to numerous charitable organizations during the pandemic. 

The organization understands that our community needs more help now than ever and we are there to help meet those needs. 

Whether it is a food pantry or a shelter, our division will make every effort possible to meet the needs of Lackawanna County’s residents.

Shown from left: Treasurer Joe Holland, President Patrick O’Malley presenting a $500 check to Amy Everetts, the Director of Development for the Women’s Resource Center; Father Richard Fox of St. Patrick’s Church and AOH Chaplain, and member Mark McDade.

Ancient Order of Hibernians Observe John Mitchell Day

The Ancient Order of Hibernians Paul “Hook” O’Malley Division 4 recently conducted a memorial service and Man of the Year presentation in celebration of John Mitchell Day at Cathedral Cemetery.  Mr. Mitchell’s grave is to the left when entering the cemetery.  The memorial service included a prayer, speeches, Man of the Year presentation, and a wreath laying.  The service was performed under CDC guidelines.

Shown from left are:  James Barrett, Joseph Holland, Rob Sherry, Keith Oleski, Father Richard Fox of St. Patrick’s Parish of West Scranton, and A.O.H. President Patrick O’Malley.

Rev. Richard Fox Named “Man of the Year

man of the yearThe Paul “Hook” O’Malley Ancient Order of Hibernians Division #4 held its “Man of the Year” dinner recently at Fiorelli’s.

This year’s recipient is Rev. Richard Fox, who grew up in South Wilkes-Barre and was a parishioner at St. Aloysius Church, where his decision to become a priest originated.  He is currently the priest at St. Patrick’s Parish in Scranton.

Shown from left: John Connor, Joseph Holland, Jim Barrett, AOH President Patrick O’Malley, Man of the Year Father Richard Fox, Bernie McGurl, Jim Connor, John Maher, and Magistrate Terrence Gallagher.