Fifteen men will be ordained permanent deacons for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia at a Mass celebrated by Archbishop Charles Chaput on Saturday, June 1 at the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul. CatholicPhilly.com invites you to read the following biographies of the men, and pray for them and the 275 permanent deacons serving the Archdiocese.
R. Lyle Benner is a member of St. Agnes Parish in Sellersville where he resides with his wife Donna. They have three children, Aaron, Elliott and Anna. Lyle holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from Millersville University. Lyle is President of TBW Industries, Inc.
Daniel Bingnear is a member of Holy Savior Parish in Linwood where he resides with his wife Barbara. They have two children, Claire and Adam. Daniel holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Neumann University. He is an environmental engineer at the Boeing Company.
William C. Bradley is a member of St. Raymond of Penafort Parish in Philadelphia where he resides with his wife Cynthia. They have two children, Christopher and Gina Collier. William holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting/OPS Management from LaSalle University. He is director of the Office for Black Catholics with the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.
Anthony J. Cincotta is a member of St. Thomas the Apostle Parish in Glen Mills where he resides with his wife Eileen. They have two daughters, Susan Harper and Jennifer Potter. Anthony holds a Bachelor of Science degree in criminal justice/history from the University of Maryland. He is a retired police officer with the Montgomery County Department of Police in Rockville, Md.
Donald P. DiCarlo Jr. is a member of St. Thomas of Villanova Parish in Rosemont where he resides with his wife Denise and their three children, Justin, Erica, and Tori. Don earned his undergraduate degree from Villanova University and holds advanced degrees in both law and theology. He is a managing director and senior wealth strategist for Wilmington Trust Company (M & T Bank).
James J. Elliott is a member of St. Patrick Parish in Kennett Square where he resides with his wife Marie. They have three sons, James, Michael and Steven. James holds a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering and an MBA from the University of Delaware. He is a security specialist at Anixter, Inc. in Media.
Matthew J. Hrobak is a member of St. Titus Parish in Norristown where he resides with his wife Carol. They have four daughters, Debra, Jennie, Carol and Jacqueline. Matthew graduated from Roxborough High School in Philadelphia. He is an investigator with the Philadelphia Housing Authority at the Office of Audit and Compliance.
Patrick J. Kelly is a member of St. Joseph Parish in Collingdale where he resides with his wife Sandra. They have two children, Kayla and Brianna. Patrick is a graduate of Monsignor Bonner High School in Drexel Hill and is employed as a union laborer by JPC Group.
Ronald F. Kelley is a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish in Morton where he resides with his wife Julie. They have six children, Rebecca, Aaron, Sarah, Michael, Thomas and Matthew. Ronald is a graduate of St. Joseph University with a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration. He is a retired senior management analyst for the Internal Revenue Service.
Louis Libbi is a member of SS. Peter and Paul Parish in West Chester where he resides with his wife Nancy. They have one son, Nicholas. Louis holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Pennsylvania State University. He is employed as an operations manager for U.S. Municipal.
Donald O. Nichols is a member of St. Mary Parish in Schwenksville. He resides with his wife Linda in Harleysville. They have three sons, Andrew (Valarie), Peter and Jacob. Don holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the former Glassboro State College (now Rowan University). He is employed as a controller by M&C Specialties Company.
Louis Quaglia is a member of St. Charles Borromeo Parish in Bensalem where he resides with his wife Marian. They have four children, Michele Donnelly, Danielle, Michael and Christopher. Louis holds a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry from St. Peter’s University, Jersey City, N.J. He is employed as a purchasing supervisor at Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc. in Bordentown, NJ.
John J. Rodgers is a member of St. Colman Parish in Ardmore where he resides with his wife Vicky. They have five sons, Joel, Jeffrey, Stephen, Daniel (Jennie) and Timothy (Erin). John holds Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts (religious education) degrees from Villanova University and is employed as a teacher at Monsignor Bonner-Archbishop Prendergast Catholic High School in Drexel Hill.
Raymond N. Scipioni is a member of St. Charles Borromeo Parish in Bensalem where he resides with his wife Linda. They have three daughters, Lori, Carolyn and Isabelle. Raymond holds an MBA in management information systems from LaSalle University. He is employed as a business development manager at Avalon Integration.
William V. Williams is a member of Sacred Heart Parish in Havertown where he resides with his wife Lorraine. They have three children, Ronald, Christina and Jonathan. William holds Bachelor of Science degrees in chemistry and biotechnology from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Doctor of Medicine degree from Tufts University. He is employed as a research physician at Incyte Corporation.
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