Knights of Columbus
Father Denisco Council No. 3862
Knight of the Year - 2009

"Honoring John Neetz"

Kelly Neetz  John Neetz  Ron DeCesare  Audrey DeCesare

Hon. Judge Leonard Zito  John Neetz  St.ateRep. Richard Grucela

    The Fr. DeNisco Council #3862 Knights of Columbus held their 55th Annual Dinner Dance on Saturday, May 9, 2009. During the dinner dance, the Knight of the Year award was presented by the immediate past Knight of the Year, Ronald A. DeCesare, to the 2009 Knight of the Year, John Neetz. State Representative Richard Grucela and Honorable Judge Leonard Zito were also in attendance to present the award.

    John has been a Knight since 1993 and served in numerous capacities. Most recently John was the Treasurer for the Home Association for 5 years. He has served on Our Lady of Mount Carmel Usher Society for 15 years, the Big Time committee for 22 years, and as President and Vice President of the OLMC Home Association.

     John has been an active member of the Elks for 16 years serving as Esquire for the past 10 years. Also, he volunteers his time with the Bangor Park train and Halloween Parade.

    John resides in Bangor with his wife Kelly and their children.