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Past Honorees


 


*denotes deceased

2016

Grand Marshal
Captain Lynde M. Johnston

Community Leader
Chief James VanBrederode

Citizen of the Year
Sean Delehanty

Business Leader
Peggy Naughton (Johnson House)

Community Organization
Heritage Christian Services

Honorary Grand Marshal
Chief Delmar Leach

Sportsman of the Year
The Rochester Americans Hockey Club

In Memorium
Marty O’Keefe*
Rick Dowdell* 
John Casey*
Father Richard C. O'Connell*

 

2015

Grand Marshal
The Rochester Police Emerald Society

Community Leader
Fran Morse

Citizen of the Year
Joe McQueen

Business Leader
Bridget (Bridie) McGinnity

Community Organization
Camp Good Days and Special Times

Honorary Grand Marshal
Father Thomas Wheeland

Sportsman of the Year
Bill Jacoutot

In Memorium
Brian O'Reilly*

 

2014

Grand Marshal
The Irish Children's Program

Community Leader
Darryl W. Porter

Co-Citizen of the Year
MaryJo Lightholder
Karen Rabish

Business Leader
Mike O'Leary

Community Organization
WROC TV

Honorary Grand Marshal
John P. Casey*

Sportsman of the Year
Coach Don Quinn

In Memorium
Joesph O'Heaney*
Patrick J. Murphy*

 

2013

Grand Marsha
Johnny Savino

Honorary Grand Marshal
Thomas P. Mulhearn

Business Leader
Kevin Walsh

Community Leaders
Tom and Donna Ecker

Citizen of the Year
Shannonside Dancers

Sportsperson of the Year
Ryan Callahan

In Memorium
Owen Hynes*

 

2012

Grand Marshal
Bishop Mathhew H. Clark

Business Leader
Sean Donohoe

Community Leader
Vince Hope

Citizen of the Year
Brian Sexstone

Sportsperson of the Year
Abby Wambach

 

2011

Grand Marshal
The Lloyd Family

Business Leader
Kathleen Graim

Community Leader
John Grattan

Citizen of the Year
John Finucane

Honorary Marshals
Mary Williams* & Marty O'Keefe*

Sportsperson of the Year
Jody Gage

 

2010

Grand Marshal
Dr. Donald Bain

Business Leader
Mike Davis

Community Leader
Carolee Conklin

Citizen of the Year
Matt Flanagan

Honorary Marshal
Georgina Lynch*

 

2009

Grand Marshal
Thomas O’Connell

Business Leader
Daniel Hogan

Community Leader
James Smith

Citizen of the Year
Christopher Raymond Shalvoy

 

2008

Co-Grand Marshals
County Executive Maggie Brooks
Mayor Bob Duffy

Co-Business Leaders
Tom Dougherty
Anne Dougherty

Co-Community Leaders
Joe Dady
John Dady

Citizen of the Year
Brian O’Connor

 

2007

Co-Grand Marshal
Regis Mooney*
John Sullivan

Business Leader
Shawn M. Griffin

Community Leader
Sister Gaye Moorhead RSM

Citizen of the Year
Dr. Barry Culhane

 

2006

Grand Marshal
Thomas Fitzpatrick

Business Leader
Thomas Flaherty

Community Leader
Daniel Petzing

Citizen of the Year
Richard Faro

 

2005

Co-Grand Marshals
Honor Guard: Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard

Business Leader
James Ryan Jr.

Community Leader
David Paddock

Citizen of the Year
Robert Nolan*

2004

Grand Marshal
Betsy Prince

Business Leader
Gary Grinnell 

Community Leader
County Executive Maggie Brooks

Citizen of the Year
Thomas O’Connell

2003

Grand Marshal
Dr. Katherine Kehoe*

Business Leader
Robert Malley

Community Leader
Sheriff Patrick O’Flynn

Citizen of the Year
Sarah Jane Clifford

2002

Grand Marshal
William Lawler

Business Leader
John Savino

Community Leader
Donald Riley

Citizen of the Year
James Andres

2001

Grand Marshal
Reverend John Cavahaugh CSB*

Business Leader
Thomas Cannon

Community Leader
Hon. Joseph Robach

Citizen of the Year
Daniel Mason

2000

Grand Marshal
Patricia Crowley

Business Leader
Joseph Moran

Community Leader
Senator James Alessi

1999

Co-Grand Marshals
Kevin Murray
Eileen Fee

Business Leader
Edward T. Meagher

Community Leader
Chief Robert Duffy

1998

Co-Grand Marshals
Gary Callahan
Linda Callahan

Business Leader
Jude Rutherford

1997

Grand Marshal
Eileen Culhane

Business Leader
Robert Toomey

1996

Grand Marshal
Sean Curran

Business Leader
Thomas T. Mooney

1995

Grand Marshal
Florence O’Neil

Co-Business Leaders
Jack Rosenberry
Melissa Rosenberry

1994

Grand Marshal
Joseph O’Heaney*

Business Leader
James Crowley*

1993

Grand Marshal
Neil Daly*

Business Leader
Richard Cassidy

1992

Grand Marshal
Ted McGraw

Business Leader
Joseph O'Heaney*

1991

Grand Marshal
James Scahill*

Business Leader
Josephine Carroll

1990

Co-Grand Marshals
Bob Kelly*
Anne Kelly

Business Leader
Clinton Lloyd

1989

Grand Marshal
Desmond Penrose*

1988

Grand Marshal
Andy Caverly

1987

Grand Marshal
James Mulhern*

1986

Grand Marshal
John Nolan

1985

Co-Grand Marshals
Jack O’Keefe*
Marty O’Keefe*

1984

Co-Grand Marshals
Patrick Waters* 
Kathleen Waters*

1983

Grand Marshal
Peter Kenney*

1982

Grand Marshal
Martin Scahill*

1981

Grand Marshal
Vera Calnan*

1980

Grand Marshal
Bill Garvey*

1979

Grand Marshal
Walter Anderson*

1978

Grand Marshal
Dennis O’Connor*