Honoring Our Heroes
This area is dedicated to our alumni that have served or are serving in our armed forces!
Lost Class Rings
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In Memory Of
Class of 1959
(Passed date unknown)
Class of 1957
Passed Aug 15, 2007
DARRELL "DAR" LEE HARVEY, 67, of Honolulu, died Aug. 15, 2007. Born in New Castle, Pa. Retired window designer for Liberty House. Survived by daughter, Desiree Resetar; three grandchildren. Service 1 p.m. Sunday at Kahikuonalani Church, Pearl City. Casual attire. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.
Class of 1960
Passed Nov 24, 2014
Class of 1957
Passed Dec 05, 1991
Class of 1953
Passed Feb 12, 2018
Lester was born on September 27, 1935 in Union Township, New Castle, Pennsylvania to Albert Jacob and Pauline Amelia Wolthers(Lowery). Lester graduated from New Castle High School in 1953 where he studied in a machining program.
Lester entered the United States Air Force in 1955 where he retired after 23 years as a machinist. During his military service in 1966-67 he was deployed to combat communism in the country of South Vietnam. Lester followed his honorable military services by continuing to serve the United States for 12 Years as a civil servant for the United States Navy where he retired in 1993.
TSgt Wolthers passion was bowling and achieved a perfect 300 game in 1972 in Homestead, Florida. Lester was also a life time member of the VFW.
TSgt Lester R. Wolthers Sr. is survived by his wife Annie D. Wolthers(Petrich), daughter Debra A. Wolthers-Corvo and her husband Chuck ,son Lester R. Wolthers Jr. and his wife Margaret, daughter Amelia D. Wolthers, his twin brother Chester H. Wolthers of New Castle,PA , four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren .
In lieu if flowers, the family has requested donations to The Choctawhatchee High School Stylemarchers Band Program, White Sands Bowling Center Youth League, the Boy Scouts and The Fort Walton Beach Boys and Girls Club.
The services will be held at Davis-Watkins on Racetrack Road, Fort Walton Beach,FL on February 20th, 2018 at 10am.Burial will follow the services at Barrancas National Cemetery in Pensacola.
Class of 1966
Passed Mar 30, 2020
Class of 1965
Passed Apr 21, 2020
Born on April 15, 1947, in New Castle he was the son of the late George and Lois Renick Gilghrist.
Robert had worked in sales for a Home Improvement Company.
He had served his country as a member of the United States Navy during the Vietnam Era.
Leslie E. Jackson
Class of '65
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Class of 1963
I left New Castle when I was 13 and just curious about a few friends that should have graduated from NeCa High in 63.