Holy Trinity Stars



The Following Holy Trinity Graduates met  for lunch on Friday January 30th, 2004  in Wheaton IL.

Ron Sowizrol (57), Larry Kochan (57), Joe Socko (Szalkiewicz) (57), Greg Lopatka(58), Joe Latocha (59), Joe Garb (59),   and Stan Sowizrol (59)

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Greg brought his grandson this time to join in the fun.

On November 3rd, 2006 we had a nice turn out at Prairie Rock Brewery.

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 Larry Kochan, Joe (Socko) Sczalkiewicz, and Ron Sowizrol class of 57 Chester Galiga and Greg Lopatka class of 58  Bob Bulinski, Joe Garb,Joe Latocha, Stan Sowizrol and Bill Totzke class of 59.

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On January 12th, 2007 we had a nice turn out at Asaigo Restaurant.

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Czarnik, Kochan and Sowizrol 57

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Galiga and Lopatka 58

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Bulinski, Garb, Gawlik, Latocha, Leber, Totzke and Sowizrol 59

W had a great time at our luncheon on Friday January 12, 2007. at  Asiago Restaurant 
 
We had 12 people at the lunch. Czarnik, Kochan and Sowizrol 57 Galiga and Lopatka 58.  Bulinski, Garb, Gawlik, Latocha, Leber, Totzke and Sowizrol 59

On May 4th, 2007 we had 14 guys at Portillos.

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Attending were members of the class of 57 Frank Czarnik, Larry Kochan, Ron Sowizrol, Joe(Socko) Szalkiewicz and Newcomer Frank Viscarrello.Class of 58 Chester Galiga and Greg Lopatka. Class of 59 Bob Bulinski, Joe Garb, Newcomer Dennis Clegg, Joe Latocha, Stan Sowizrol and Bill Totzke. Class of 60 Newcomer Wally Kowalski.

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June 22, 2007

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(Seated Left to right)  Frank Viscarello 57, Chet Galiga 58, Don Gawlik 59, 
(Standing Left to Right) Chet Lis 58, Joe Latocha 59, Frank Czarnik 57, Ron Sowizrol 57, Larry Kochan 57, Stan Sowizrol 59, Greg Lopatka 58, Bill Totzke 59

 

 

On Friday June 22  at Noon, we had a nice lunch at Boston Blackies in Arlington Heights. 222 E.Algonquin Road (847) 952-4700 www.bostonblackies.com

August 17, 2007 we had 13 guys at Portillos.

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We had a great time.There were 13 H.T.H.S. grads plus Greg Lopatka's son ,Dan.  Chester Lis brought  his wife Arlene. His Daughter and granddaughter were in the area because his grandson was playing at the hockey rink nearby.

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September 6, 2007  We had a little last minute get together for lunch at the Ram restaurant in Wheeling with Larry ( Radar ) Mallek class of 59. He was in from his home in Arizona. We just had a few of the 59 guys.
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Joe Latocha, Larry Mallek, Joe Garb, Stan Sowizrol and Bill Totzke

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Larry with our gorgeous waitress Christina

January 18, 2008 we had 12 guys at Durty Nellies  in Palatine.

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Trocola, Garb & Latocha 59

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Trocola Garb & Passeri 59

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Greg Lopatka (58), Chester Galiga (58) & Ron  Sowizrol (57)

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Greg Lopatka (58), Chester Galiga (58)

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 Totzke, Leber, Gawlik, Sowizrol, Passeri, Latocha, Domin, Trocola & Garb.  Class  of 1959 Group

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Same Guys after they had time to comb their "Hair" and brush their teeth.

On June 5th, 2008, we followed up the Holy Trinity Hall of Fame dinner with a get together at the Ram in Wheeling.

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On August 15th, 2008, we got together at the Shannon's  Irish Pub in  Glen Ellyn

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Chester Lis. Chester Galiga and Ron Sowizrel (57).

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Lary Kocharan (57) and Greg Lopatka (58).

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Class of 1959 members. (Left to Right) Al Wilkans, Joe Trocola, Bob Bulinski, Stan Sowizrel, Joe Latocha.  Seated, Dennis Clegg. 

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Class of 1958 members.  Chester Lis, Greg and Chester Galiga check out the Reunion program that Greg is working on

On October 23, 2009, just one month after the class of 1959 had their 50th reunion, Stan sent out the call for a lunch at Boston Bkackies.  Classes of 1957, 58 and 59 were represented.  Stan Adamczyk 59, Bob Bulinski, Don Gawlik, Chester Lis 58, Greg Lopatka 58, Rich Markuszewski 59, Bob Passeri, Ron Sowizrol 57, Stan Sowizrol 59, Ed Surowiak 59, Bill Totzke 59, Joe Trocola 59 and Al Wilkans 59.

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January 22, 2010, Stan sent out the call for a lunch at Tail Gaters in Bolingbrook.  Classes of 1957, 58, 59 and 60 were represented.  Stan Adamczyk 59, Bob Bulinski59,  Ed Baczek 60, Joe Garb 59, Don Gawlik, Bill Hoskins 59, Joe Latocha 59, Chester Lis 58, Greg Lopatka 58, Rich Markuszewski 59,  Ron Sowizrol 57, Stan Sowizrol 59, John Squillo 59,  Joe Trocola 59 and Al Wilkans 59. 

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November 5, 2010, Stan sent out the call for a lunch at Portillos in Glendale.  Classes of 1957, 58, 59 and 60 were represented.  Bob Bulinski 59,  Don Gawlik, Wally Kowalski 60, Joe Latocha 59, Chester Lis 58, Greg Lopatka 58, Chester Galiga, 58, Rich Markuszewski 59,  Jim Schmidt, 58, Ron Sowizrol 57, Stan Sowizrol 59, John Squillo 59, Ted Staniec 60,   Bill Totzke 59 and Al Wilkans 59.

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The Holy Trinity Auditorium was a happening place in 1927.

January 28, 2011, Stan sent out the call for a lunch at John Barleycorn in Schaumburg. Holy Trinity High School Classes of 1957, 58, 59 and 60 were represented.   

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1st row
Greg Lopatka 58, Stan Sowizrol 59, Rich Markuszewski 59, Ron Sowizrol 57 and Chester Galiga 58
2nd row
Wayne Domin 59, Don Gawlik 59, Joe Garb 59, Joe Latocha 59 and John Squillo 59
3rd row
Jim Schmidt 58, Al Wilkans 59, Bob Bulinski 59, Bill Hoskins 59 and Stan Adamczyk 59
top row
Ed Surrowiak 59
Not pictured Ted Staniec 60 had to leave before photo taken
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April 25, 2012 Tilted Kilt in Schaumburg

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L to R standing: Bill Hoskins 59, Ed Baczek 60, Larry Wisniewski 59, Rich Markuszewski 59, Stan Adamczyk 59, Mackenzie, Ed Surrowiak 59, Bill Totzke 59, Al Wilkans 59, Denis Zamirowski 63, Stan Sowizrol 59, Greg Lopatka 58, Larry Kochan 57, Seated L to R: Ron Sowizrol 57 Joe Trocola 59, Chester Galiga

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Thanks to Stan for the pictures below, they were the last pictures taken before the waitress dropped his camera.
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August 24, 2012 Tilted Kilt in Schaumburg

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Jim Blaszynski, Jessica, Larry Mallek both 59

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Greg, Jessica, Chester Galiga58

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Joe Trocola 59 and Jessica

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Jessica, Bill HosKins 59

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Jessica, Bill HosKins 59

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Class of 1958 only had 2 guys at the lunch 

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They were better represented at the golf outing, getting 6 guys out for some laughs and semi true stories.  Jim Schmidt, Greg Lopatka, Chester Galiga, Chet Lis, Ron Stuttler and Bob Musolff. 

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Stuttler, Smitty and Shot Head. (2011 golf outing)

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Lopatka's Hockey friends always like to contribute.

 

October 2, 2014 Tilted Kilt in Schaumburg

Stan Sowizrol "59" and Chester Lis "58"

Don Gawlik "59" and Dennis Zamarowski "64"

Everyone had a great time. We had 13 alums attend. Some of the old school stories sure brought back memories and some real good laughs. We had ten grads from 59, two from 58 and one from 64. (left to right)   Tited Kilt Waitress, Greg Lopatka 58, Bob Bulinski 59, Joe Garb 59,Stan Adamczyk 59, Chet Lis 58, A photo bomber, Dennis Zamarowski 64, Bill Totzke 59, Jim Blazynski 59, Don Gawlik 59, Al Dabros 59, Stan Sowizrol 59, Joe Latocha 59, Tilted Kilt Wautress, Kneeling and enjoying every minute of it Pat Moritz 59 and Our Tilted Kilt Waitress. I'll bet a lot of guys wish they could have been there. We will have another one , hopefully before the end of the year.  And as Bob Bulinski said HUBADA HUBADA HUBADA. 

Stan Sowizrol

Click her to see Dennis Clegg at the Kane County Cougar Game

Dennis Clegg passed away on December 6, 2010

Go to Holy Trinity Links Page

2009 Induction Ceremony www.lopatka.net/HTHS-Fame/2009.htm

2013-14 Golf Outing

2012 Golf Outing

2011 Golf Outing

2008 Golf Outing

2007 Golf Outing when Waveland lost 38 trees in the August wind storm.

Holy Trinity 2001 Golf Outing

Holy Trinity 2000 Golf Outing

Holy Trinity 1999 Golf Outing

Lunch Links:

Class of 1957, 58, 59 Lunch Founders Hill Brewery March 7, 2002

Class of 1957, 58 and 59 Lunch Prairie Rock Brewery February 28, 2003

Class of 1957, 58 and 59 Lunch Prairie Rock Brewery July 25, 2003

Class of 1957, 58 and 59 Lunch  January 30, 2004

Class of 1957, 58 and 59 Lunch  November 3, 2006

Class of 1957, 58 and 59 Lunch  January 12, 2007

Class of 1957, 58, 59 and 60 Lunch  May 4th, 2007

Class of 1957, 58, 59 and 60 Lunch  June 22nd, 2007

Class of 1957, 58, 59 and 60 Lunch  August 17th, 2007

Class of 1957, 58, and 59 January 18th, 2008

Class of 1957, 58, and 59 June 5th, 2008

Class of 1957, 58, and 59 August 15th, 2008

Class of 1957, 58, and 59 Boston Blackies October 23, 2009

Class of 1957, 58, 59 and 60 Tail Gaters January 22, 2010 

Class of 1957, 58, 59 and 60 Portillos November 05, 2010

Class of 1957, 58, 59 and 60 John Barleycorn January 28, 2011

Class of 1957, 58, 59 and 60 Schaumburg Tilted Kilt April 25, 2012 

Class of 1957, 58, 59 and 60 Schaumburg Tilted Kilt August 24, 2012 

50 year Reunion of the Class of 1957 

50 year Reunion of the Class of 1958

Class of 1958 40th Reunion

50 year Reunion of the Class of 1959

October 17, 2009 Alumni Basketball game

Click here to see 1955 and 1956 Yearbook pictures

Click here to see 1957 and 1958 Yearbook pictures

 
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