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​Masonic Birthdays For February-March 2018

Bro. Alex W. Giebel 11 Yrs.
RW Keith A. Herman, PGC 11 Yrs.
Bro. Charles D. Blinn (D) 29 Yrs.
Bro. Charles J. Kocher (D) 43 Yrs.
Bro. David C. Lynn 55 Yrs.
Bro. Charles W. Foulke, Jr. 55 Yrs.
Bro. Paul C. Buohl 61 Yrs.

J. Michael Aaron, PGC 26 Yrs. - Bruce W. Barry 11 Yrs. - William M. Barry, Jr. 24 Yrs.
Edwin E. Beaver, PM 34 Yrs. - Rolf U. Benninghoven 45 Yrs. - Robert M. Biedebach 5 Yrs.
Bernard F. Beri 16 Yrs. - Bryan J. Bradshaw 8 Yrs. - Wayne Bradshaw 47 Yrs.
Esteban Cabrera, Sr. 5 Yrs. - Manuel E. Cabrera 3 Yrs. - Stephen J. Callaghan 13 Yrs.
Jason W. Capozio 5 Yrs. - Enrico T. Caruso 38 Yrs. - James H. Choyinski 4 Yrs.
Gary M. Clemmens 7 Yrs. - William E. Coates 26 Yrs. - Leslie J. Cohen 30 Yrs.
Scott J. Collier 20 Yrs. - Charles W. Connolly 14 Yrs. - Douglas H. Connolly 13 Yrs.
Charles W. Connolly, IV 13 Yrs. - William D. Davis 11 Yrs. - Stephen DeCesare 16 Yrs.
Nicholas A. DePace (D) 13 Yrs. - Robert E. Down 20 Yrs. - Lawrence E. Einhorn 36 Yrs.
George E. Emanuel, PSGD 41 Yrs. - LeRoy R. Emory, Jr. PM 28 Yrs. - Nicholas S. Falgiano 27 Yrs.
Charles V. Farno, Jr. 32 Yrs. - Chester E. Ferren, Jr. 19 Yrs. - William F. Flaherty 41 Yrs.
Thomas E. Ferro 6 Yrs. - Alan S. Fletcher, Sr. 17 Yrs. - Michael E. Goldis 11 Yrs.
Eddie Gonzalez 13 Yrs. - Frederick W. Hall 13 Yrs. - Danny J. Hansen 8 Yrs.
Barry T. Hanson, PM 15 Yrs. -  Earl E. Harris 44 Yrs. - William J. Harrison 22 Yrs.
Robert Harris, Jr. 6 Yrs. - Robert F. Hermanns, Jr. 35 Yrs. - William C. Hertline, Jr. 22 Yrs.
Christopher T. Hope 16 Yrs. - William K. Johns 14 Yrs. - Jeffery M. Johnson, Sr. 11 Yrs.
James P. King 4 Yrs. - Robert M. Kraft 16 Yrs. - James M. Lake, Jr. 32 Yrs.
Frederick J. Lang 5 Yrs. - Jack E. Lechner, Jr. 39 Yrs. - Walter W. Lee 11 Yrs.
William S. Lessig 20 Yrs. - Daniel L. Lloyd, PM 19 Yrs. - Josef J. Loeb 42 Yrs.
John P. Lowe 39 Yrs. - Dale A. Lynch, Jr DDGM (H) 32 Yrs. - Philip H. Lowe, PM 39 Yrs.
Jerry Mac Eachen 13 Yrs. - John S. Marrazzo 9 Yrs. - Rev. Jorge Martinez. PM 12 Yrs.
Norman M. Mazer 43 Yrs. - Juan F. Medrano 5 Yrs. - Wesley W. Melton 7 Yrs.
Steven W. Mitchell 6 Yrs. - Michael A. Molle 22 Yrs. - David C. Moore 10 Yrs.
John J. Moy 13 Yrs. - John E. Murray 27 Yrs. - Paul A. Neafsey 4 Yrs.
Kenneth R. Nicholson 13 Yrs. - Stephen R. Nocitra 34 Yrs. - Harold J. O’Connell 30 Yrs.
Francis X. O’Hara, Jr. 16 Yrs. - Henry D. Olsen, PM 16 Yrs. - Leroy G. Palmer (H) 13 Yrs.
Jeffrey C. Pennell 40 Yrs. - George J. Petruncio 5 Yrs. - Anthony A. Pietrofitta 13 Yrs.
Dominic Pugliese 32 Yrs. - John M. Quering, Jr. 12 Yrs. - Mark Richardson, PGSB 31 Yrs.
Frank R. Ritter 12 Yrs. - Allen Rodesky 13 Yrs. - Nicholas J. Rossi 46 Yrs.
Paul A. Rodesky 8 Yrs. - David N. Rowan 46 Yrs. - Mark E. Segal 5 Yrs.
Dennis G. Sass 39 Yrs. - William E. Saul 41 Yrs. - David R. Saunders 19 Yrs. 
George L. Scott, Jr. 40 Yrs. - Javier Jay Seguinot, PM 17 Yrs. - G. Robert Shepheard, Jr. 39 Yrs.  Nathaniel D. Sliwoski 15 Yrs. - John W. Smith 15 Yrs. - Andrew T. Stewart 5 Yrs. 
 Jerome Szczesniewski, Sr 41 Yrs. - Dennis P. Talty 13 Yrs. - W. Fredrick Taylor, Sr. 21 Yrs. 
 Timothy Tedesco 5 Yrs. - Raymond W. Taylor, Sr. PGC 47 Yrs. - Robert A. Tippin 11 Yrs. 
Lenny M. Torrence 4 Yrs. - Angel Velez 13 Yrs. - Daniel J. Walker, PGC (D) 9 Yrs. 
Keith Wall 16 Yrs. - Stephen M. Warwick 15 Yrs. - Roger T. Wells 6 Yrs.
Jonathan S. White 4 Yrs. - Everett. White 14 Yrs. - Curtis M. Wood 4 Yrs.
Brian L. Zimmerman, PM (D) 12 Yrs.

Happy Masonic Birthday Brethren”
"2018 Masonic Home Wheelchair Push"

Wheel Chair Push Dates for 2018
Sunday April 8th, July 8th, October 7th, December 30th 

Located at the Masonic Village of Burlington starting at 8:30am.
Wear Collared Shirt (Lodge Shirt OK) and nametag.
All officers and newly raised brethren, are REQUIRED to attend.
Call the WM if you can't make it.
Family Members are invited to participate.

"Scholarship Information"

       Merchantville Lodge Scholarships are available to the son, daughter or grandchildren of a member of the lodge in “good standing” who possesses a 2018 dues card, to the lodge secretary’s office along with the student’s 500 word essay entitled: “Why I want to go to college”, along with a copy of their school transcript, letter of recommendation from school principal or guidance counselor, and 3 X 5 index card with student’s name, address, telephone number, sponsor’s name (member of lodge) and school of higher education student anticipates on attending (does not have to be accepted at this time). Application deadline is May 1st, 2017.

       The Scottish Rite also offers a variety of scholarships. For more information Visit excelsiorsnj@comcast.net, or call Excelsior Consistory, Valley of Southern New Jersey in Collingswood at (856) 854-1991. Deadline is April 1st, 2017.
"Educator & Emergency Response Officer of the Year"

       Applications are now available in the secretary’s office for anyone wishing to submit a name of someone to the lodge, district and Grand Lodge for consideration.


To insure that we as a lodge are able to best serve our members, I am asking that the brethren please send along any possible contact information changes that may have occurred over the past few years. If you have changed addresses, phone numbers or email address please contact the lodge secretary to verify we have the correct information for you. If there is even the slightest chance our information is out of date do not hesitate to send your info along.
You can send your information by;

-Calling the lodge at (856) 663-1719 and leaving a message.
-Sending an email to MerchantvilleLodge@gmail.com
-Or by mail to 6926 Park Ave, Merchantville NJ. 08109
Please include your full name and any contact information you would like to update.

       Some of you may be unaware that the lodge now has (2) email mailing lists that you can join to stay up to date with lodge information.

TRESTLEBOARD EMAIL LIST – Here you will receive Merchantville Lodge’s monthly trestleboard via email. You have the option to receive both the physical copy by mail as well as this electronic copy if you like. You can also join this email list and ask to be removed from the physical mailing list to help save the lodge postage and printing costs. What is most important to Merchantville Lodge is that you the members have access to all of the lodge’s information and events so we can best serve you.

UPCOMING EVENTS EMAIL LIST – Here you will receiving additional information about upcoming events closer to the day of the event as a reminder and most importantly you will receiving notices about sick and distressed brethren as well as any death notices and upcoming funeral services.