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.

Ancient Order o Hibernians Name Bernie McGurl “Man of the Year”


The Paul “Hook” O’Malley Ancient Order of Hibernians Division #4 held its “Man of the Year” dinner recently.

Bernie McGurl, the honoree for 2019, was honored for all of his contributions to the clean-up of the Lackawanna River and Lackawanna County.

Shown from left are: AOH President Patrick M. O’Malley, Maria Santomauro, Man of the Year Recipient Bernard McGurl, and past Man of the Year recipient Kevin Shaughnessy.

Man of the Year Dinner Set for March 7th

Man of the Year

The Paul “Hook” O’Malley Ancient Order of Hibernians Division #4 will hold its Man of the Year dinner on Thursday, March 7, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Fiorelli’s.  This year’s recipient is Bernard McGurl.  Tickets are $35 per person; tables of 10 are $350.  Program ads are $100 per page and $50 for a half page.

For more information on the dinner, contact Joe at 570-342-7596 or Kevin at 570-351-1478.

Shown in the front row, from left: James Barrett, Patrick M. O’Malley president;, Man of the Year recipient Bernard McGurl, Rev. Richard Fox, Keith Oleski and Kevin Donovan.

Back row, same order: John Fletcher, James Foley, Mark McDade, Bob McAndrew, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania AOH President Joe Hosie, current Man of the Year Kevin Shaughnessy, Joe Holland and Mark Dougher.

For questions, call 570-575-1184.