Category: In Memoriam

01
Apr

In Memoriam – April 2020

In Memoriam Sir Knight Andy Goza – 1965-2019 Brothers today marks the one year anniversary of the premature departure from this world of our dear brother Sir Knight Andy Goza. In tribute to a brother knight who worked tirelessly on behalf of our Council we remember him today. It seems hard to believe it was […]

13
Apr
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A Life Well Lived

A Life Well Lived Father Eugene Okoli’s wonderful eulogy during the April 5 funeral Mass for our brother, SK Andy Goza, noted that some people wondered if Andy had a twin brother given that he often seemed to be in two places at once when it came to activities involving the Knights of Columbus, Holy […]

08
Apr
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For Andy

For Andy Before you cry about me, just try to understand, That I am resting safely in the greatness of God’s hand. I know there’s a special place for me and those I’ve come to love, like the spirit on our faithful emblem it hovers high above. I’ll be working hard for you just like […]

03
Apr
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Sir Knight Andy Goza

Rare video of Sir Knight Andy Goza during fish fry raffle in 2016 In memory of Sir Knight Andy Goza, here’s a rare video of Andy conducting the raffle after the last fish fry in April 2016. Rest In Peace, Sir Knight.

01
Apr
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Prayers for the Goza Family

Prayers for the Goza Family It is with a heavy heart that we inform you of the sudden passing of our brother knight SK Andy Goza. Andy passed away this morning peacefully while sleeping at home. Andy was one of the most influential knights in our council, in our community and in the Dallas Diocese Chapter. His leadership, […]

31
Dec
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Remembering My Dad Dr. Salvatore J. Greco

Dr. Salvatore J. Greco 1921-2018 Dad was Dr. Salvatore J. Greco to his business associates, but “Sam” to his family and friends. He was born in Richmond, CA on January 25, 1921, the son of Giuseppe (“Joseph”) and Biagia (“Bessie”) Greco.  This was not long after my Grandma arrived in America from Trabia, Sicily in 1920.  […]

12
Sep
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Rest in Peace – Howard Bohlin

Rest in Peace – Howard Bohlin It is with deep sadness we inform you that our Brother Knight Howard Bohlin died of a heart attack last night, Tuesday, September 11, 2018. May God bless his soul. Let us keep his wife Elaine, their two sons Christopher and Andrew and the entire Bohlin family in our thoughts and […]

28
Aug
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In Memoriam: Ira Stroughter (1947-2018)

Ira Anthony Stroughter, who first joined the Knights of Columbus when he turned 18 years old, died on July 31 at the age of 71. Ira was a Dallas native, first attending St. Anthony Catholic Church near Fair Park, and moved to DeSoto and was a Holy Spirit parishioner beginning in 1999. He graduated from […]

01
Oct
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Remembering Bob Foster (1933-2017)

Remembering Bob Foster (1933-2017) Robert Foster was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather. Robert passed away at the age of 84, on September 23, 2017. He was born in Waterbury, CT, on January 23, 1933, to Donald W. Foster and Sylvia M. Whittaker. Bob grew up in Thomaston, CT. and graduated from Thomaston […]

20
Jan

In memoriam: Deacon Les Alt (1929-2017)

SK Leslie McKean Alt, a longtime deacon at Holy Spirit and a brother Knight since 1987, died on Tuesday, Jan. 17 at age 87. Les was ordained on June 6, 1987 — wife Fran was one of the readers at the ordination ceremony at St. Pius X — and joined our order the following December. […]