Fred Deason, a longtime St, Patrick parishioner and member of Council 10567, has been elected to serve as Faithful Navigator for Bishop Joseph A. Durick 4th Degree Assembly.
Other officers elected include:
Mike Champ, Faithful Pilot
Dale Blanchard, Faithful Comptroller
Gaeton Conte, Faithful Scribe
Phillip Whatley, Faithful Purser
John Duchock, Faithful Inner Sentinel
Joseph Conte, Faithful Outer Sentinel
Wayne Wellborn, Faithful Admiral
Tom Richardson, Faithful Trustee 3rd Year
Phil Slovensky, Faithful Trustee 2nd Year
Mike Montabana, Faithful Trustee 1st Year
Father Gray Bean, Faithful Friar.
Fred Deason has been a Knights of Columbus leader since making his First Degree in August 2001. He and his wife Irene live in Pleasant Grove.
The primary purpose of the Fourth Degree is to foster the spirit of patriotism and to uphold the Catholic faith. Through active membership in Fourth Degree Assemblies, Knights promote responsible citizenship and a love of and loyalty to the United States of America. Third Degree members who have been a Knight for at least one year are eligible to join the Fourth Degree.