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News: July 2005

Memorial Arrangements for Jay Ippolito Announced

Tony Mariconda wrote:

I am sorry to inform you of the passing of Jay Ippolito, a veteran USA Hockey official from the North Jersey area, after a long illness. Here are the arrangements:

Van Pelt Funeral Home

1331 Saddle River Road

Fairlawn, NJ

The services will be held on Tuesday, July 26 as follows:

2 pm - 4 pm: Viewing

7 pm - 9 pm: Viewing

The funeral service for Jay is scheduled for Wednesday, July 27, 2005 at 9:30am at St. Ann's Church in Fairlawn, NJ.

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Memorial Arrangements for Bob Congalton, Sr. Announced

Tony Mariconda wrote:

I am sorry to inform you of the passing of Bob Congalton, Sr. on Sunday. Bob is the father of USAH / NIHOA official Bob Congalton, Jr. Bob Sr. was a longtime USA Hockey official plus a longtime member and officer of NorthEast Ice Hockey Officials Association.

Here are the details of the funeral arrangements:

Blackley Funeral Home

809 Broad Avenue

Ridgefield, NJ 07657

(201) 945-5032

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