Viewing posts from: November 2016

Christmas Cocktail Reception

Social Events

Hear Ye! Hear Ye!

It's time for us all to come together and

Celebrate Christmas!


Sunday, December 11, 2016

2:00pm till 5:00pm

Koch Hall


Please bring a nibble to share (appetizer or dessert). We will supply wine, beer, soda and just maybe, Peter's famous eggnog.  We are looking forward to seeing you all, even for just a quick hello.

Please RSVP and let us know what you are bringing so we may have a delicious variety:

Peter Green at or Triscia Hennessy at

Read more

Passing of Brother Thomas Gallagher

Council News


It is with heavy heart that I announce the passing of Charter Member Tom Gallagher. Tom passed away Thursday night. 

The wake is Sunday afternoon from 2:00pm to 5:00pm at Richards Funeral Home. Funeral mass is Monday, 10:30am at St. Joseph Church.

Chuck Carbone, GK

Published in The Record on Nov. 26, 2016

Thomas Charles, born July 22nd, 1936, passed away on November 25th of natural causes. Born in Nutley, NJ, he moved to West Milford in 1963. He served in The United States Army, retired from Local Carpenter's Union 1342, was a charter Knights of Columbus member and former West Milford Girls Softball coach. He is survived by his wife, the love of his life of 56 years, Joanne DeLuca Gallagher, his daughters, Tami Amico and her husband Glenn, Susan Owens and her husband Scott and Melissa Liebau and her husband Glenn. He is also survived by his brothers, Michael, Raymond and Joseph. He leaves behind his beloved grand-daughters, Amber, Ava, Mikayla and Amelia. Tommy loved fishing, cooking, crossword puzzles and being with his family. Visitation Sunday 2-5 PM at Richards Funeral Home, Inc., 1440 Union Valley Rd., West Milford, NJ 07480. Friends meet for Funeral Mass Monday 10:30 AM at St. Joseph's Church, 454 Germantown Rd., West Milford. Interment St. Joseph's Cemetery, West Milford, NJ.

Read more

Fall Food Drive Success

Council News

Thank you to all who volunteered this past Saturday for our Fall Food Drive at Stop & Shop in Kinnelon.  A special thank you to Monty Dellapi, DGK for organizing the event.  We were also proud to have Brother Ed Lane's son Allen and his grandchildren, Connor and Alex, helping us out.  The event was a great success, but the numbers speak for themselves:

2,700 lbs of food collected

$589 in cash donations

Both amounts set new records for food and cash collected.  All proceeds are given to the St. Joseph Cares Food Pantry which serves needy families in West Milford Township and is committed to the mission that no one in our community should go hungry.  

Once again, thank you to everyone who participated either through volunteering or donating to this worthy cause.


Chuck Carbone
Grand Knight



Read more

Veterans Day 2016

National News

On this Veterans Day, the Fr. Francis Koch Council thanks our revered veterans and all active duty military personnel for their service to our country.  You are the true American heroes.  Your sacrifices will never be forgotten.

CLICK HERE for a message from the Knights of Columbus in honor of all those who served and serve in the U.S. Armed Forces.

God Bless!

Read more


Your Cart