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St. Anthony of Padua School
School: 3rd & Parker St.
Former Teachers | School History | Classes | Recollections
Be sure to stop by and sign in on the St. Anthony's Class Reunions page!St. Anthony's Roman Catholic Church
|Some teachers 1969: - 1
Sister Camillus (8th Grade &
More teachers c. 1971: - 2
Sister Mary Priscilla
|School History:||St. Anthony's School was opened
in September 1921 by Rev. Antonio Garritano. It operated for 50 years, closing after the
graduation of the class of 1971.
Class of 1971
|Recollections:||"St. Anthony's school
was on Third and Parker Sts. in Chester. The school was run by The Fransican Sisters.
I graduated in 1969. Sister Camillus was the eighth grade teacher and also
the principle at the time. St. Anthony's Church on Third and Franklin Sts. was the parish.
It was sandwhiched between William Penn Projects. Our play area was right in front of the
school . It was blocked off during lunch period with barriers to keep the cars out. Other
teachers were Sister Casmeir, Sister Ceicly, Sister Gerard, Sister Philomina Anne. Their
convent was attached to the school. It was a small school and everyone knew everyone. I
guess I forgot to tell you the most important thing was the majority of the students were
of Italian descent. I hope you get more information from others about the history of the
Many thanks to the following for contributing information for this page:
1 - Laura Morgan
2 - Loretta Boden Rodgers
3 - Richard C. Collachi
If you have any information and or pictures that you would like to contribute about the history of this school, please forward it to firstname.lastname@example.org
© 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003 John A. Bullock III.
This page last updated 08/25/10