St. Patrick Knights of Columbus Council 10567 welcomed six new members who went through the First Degree Exemplification at the church on Sunday, July 10. They are Robert Brochu, Eugenio Chanchavac Vicente, Martin Fadlevich, Jr., Jacob C. Milko, Mark McPherson II and Mike Smith.
Members of the First Degree Team performing the ceremony were Larry Cannon, Don Cannon, Joseph Conte, Dale Blanchard, Joe Lomoro and Charles Blanchard.
Robert Brochu and his wife Nancy live in Adamsville and have one daughter (Jennifer) and two grandchildren. Robert enjoys competitive shooting as a hobby. Nancy is the current president of the Ladies Auxiliary.
Eugenio Vicente and his wife Egudia have three children: Abel, 13; Maria, 11; and Lucero, 7.
Martin Fadlevich and his wife Gena celebrated their 20th wedding anniversary on June 28. Their children are Haylee, 18 and Kaytee, 14. Martin has worked at Graysville Cable Repair for 28 years.
Jacob Milko and his wife Mary Frances have been married for 47 years. They have two children, Chris and Gena, and three grandchildren.
Mark McPherson and Mike Smith are recent high school graduates who were members of the Columbian Squires, the youth group of the Knights of Columbus.
Shown (seated l-r) are new Knights Robert Brochu, Martin Fadlevich, Jr., Jacob C. Milko, Eugenio Chanchavac Vicente, Mark McPherson II, Mike Smith and (back row l-r) are First Degree team members Charles Blanchard, Joseph Conte, Dale Blanchard, District Deputy David Hester, Larry Cannon, Don Cannon and Joe Lomoro.