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Past Honorees of the Rochester St. Patrick's Day Parade


 

2023

Grand Marshal  

Community Organization 

Citizen of the Year 

Business Leader 

Community Leader 

Honorary Grand Marshal 

In Memorium 

2021

Grand Marshal  No Parade

Community Organization 

Citizen of the Year 

Business Leader 

Community Leader 

Honorary Grand Marshal 

In Memorium 

2020 (2022)

Grand Marshal David Bellavia

Community Organization Compeer

Community Leaders Ancient Order of Hibernians

Citizen of the Year Marianne Tucker

Business Leader Mike McKeon

Honorary Grand Marshal Monroe County Sheriffs

Honorary Grand Marshal Pete DuPre*

Sportsman of the Year Don Stevens

In Memorium Father Thomas Wheeland* John Jude Rutherford* Clinton Lloyd* Joe Dady* Jo Carroll* Helen Doherty* Bill Kehoe*   

 

2019

Grand Marshal  The Rochester Police Department

Community Organization  Daystar Kids

Citizen of the Year  Mark Dowdell

Business Leader  Salvatore "Soccer Sam" Fantauzzo

Community Leader  Dermot Loughran

Honorary Grand Marshal  Eamon O Cuiv

In Memorium  Jack Nolan* "Mert" Davenport*

2018

Grand Marshal Michael McCarthy

Community Leaders The Wild Geese

Citizen of the Year Dan Caverly

Business Leader Jimmy Crowley (Crowley Plumbing)

Community Organization IAC Kida

Honorary Grand Marshal John Patrick Sullivan

Sportsman of the Year

In Memorium Eileen Culhane* Heather Gerber*   

 

2017

Grand Marshal Dr. Barry Culhane*

Community Leader Todd Baxter

Citizen of the Year Gayle Shalvoy

Business Leader Connors & Ferris

Community Organization Catholic Charities Community Services

Honorary Grand Marshal Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann

Sportsman of the Year Jenn Suhr

In Memorium Dennis O’Keefe* Pat Fee*   

 

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*