JERRY CAPORASO ‘39 – GRAND MARSHALL OF THE 2000  FOURTH OF JULY PARADE

Gerard “Jerry” Caporaso ’39 was honored as Grand Marshall of Chatham’s traditional Fourth of July parade. A resident of Summit, Jerry has spent more than 50 years in the Chatham Fire Department, becoming a member in 1947.
 
Jerry served as a crew member on a B-17 bomber during World War II and was a POW in Austria from 1943-1945.
 
He was a Chatham post office employee for 38 years until his retirement in 1986.
 
Jerry still keeps active with the Fire Department although he no longer actively fights fires.
 
Congratulations to Jerry for this honor. 
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Chatham's Fourth Of July Parade
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Jerry Caporaso ’39 Honored as Grand Marshall Other CHS alumni in the parade were Eugene Sacco ’40 and former Fire Chief Bill Kelley ’35.
 

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