St. Vitus Alumni. Hall of Fame induction and Mass. Oct. 27, 2019. Sunday.

The annual St. Vitus Alumni Homecoming Mass and dinner will be held on OCT. 27, 2019 (Sunday). The day will begin with an All Parish Mass at 10:00AM in St. Vitus Church, 6019 Lausche Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44103. Principal celebrant will be Reverend Joseph Boznar, pastor, St. Vitus Parish. Immediately after the Mass attendees will gather in St. Vitus Parish Auditorium, 6111 Lausche Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44103. Tours of St. Vitus School Building will also be offered immediately after the Mass. A delicious dinner will be prepared under the direction of Joe Tavcar and staff.

Following the dinner will be induction of honorees to St. Vitus Hall of Fame. For 2019 the inductees are Lillian Krzywicki (Class of 1939) and Mike and Maggie Milakovich (Class of 1967). Lillian was active in the annual parish three day summer festivals, fall festivals, and involved for 30+ years with the parish food pantry as its primary coordinator. She was also a seamstress who helped design a number of church banners used inside St. Vitus Church. Mike and Maggie Milakovich were involved in the annual three day summer festivals as well as fall festivals. Mike and Maggie have served for a number of years on the parish summer picnic committee held each year for the past 26 years on Slovenska Pristava. Maggie has served on the parish pastoral council. Both Mike and Maggie have been volunteers for 20+ years at various parish benefit dinners as well as the annual social and fellowship in the parish auditorium after the Concert of Sacred Songs each December.

Alumni, parishioners, friends and family are all welcome. Dinner cost is $30 per person. Tables of 8 to 10 may be reserved. Contact Frank Zitko (440) 488-8284 or Muia Graf at (440) 442-1635 for any information on this event or about St. Vitus Alumni. Deadline for reservations is OCTOBER 18, 2019. Checks for the dinner should be made out to “St. Vitus Alumni” and sent to: St. Vitus Alumni, attn: Andrea Plassard, treasurer, 6625 Great Oaks Parkway, Independence, Ohio 44131. 

Scholarships were awarded on an annual basis to deserving and qualifying grade eight students entering a Catholic high school. Donations to the St Vitus Alumni Scholarship Fund are greatly appreciated and may be sent to the above treasurer address.

Officers of St. Vitus Alumni are: Frank Zitko, president, (Class of 1968), Andrea Zaper Plassard, treasurer (Class of 1975), Mary Kocian Petelin (Class of 1967), and Mia Zaper Graf (Class of 1974).