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The Walworthians: Matt Sass

The Walworthians


A collection of telephone interviews published in the Wayne County STAR Newspaper and Wayne County MAIL Newspaper, 1994-209

by Kate Chamberlin


Wayne Central Class of ‘91


Matthew T. Sass

Webster: Matthew suddenly passed away on June 1, 2019 at age 45.  He is survived by his wife, Malgorzata Sass; children, Mila and Emmett; parents, Ann and Bernard Sass; mother and father-in-law, Halina and Marian Waliszewski; sisters, Amy Sass, Mary Sass and their families; sister-in-law, Aneta Waliszewski and her family.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday (June 5), 10:30 AM at St. Mary’s of the Lake Church, 5823 Walworth Rd., Ontario, NY 14519.  Interment in Webster Union Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, contributions in Matt’s memory may be directed to the Bivona Child Advocacy Center (Bivonacac.org).

Matt was known for his love for his family, friendship, humor and story-telling.  As we celebrate his life, the family welcomes your memories and stories about Matt.  Please visit www.murphyfuneralservices.com to leave the family an online condolence, memory or story, light a digital candle or upload a photo.  This will provide an enduring memory book for the family and all memories and stories, heartfelt to humorous are welcome.


Class of ‘91

January 19, 1995 Wayne County STAR Newspaper     After high school graduation, classmates scatter to pursue many endeavors.  Sometimes the closest of ‘buds’ loose touch with each other as their lives diverge.

Many of the Wayne Central Class of ’91 are about to become the collegiate class of ’95.

I dialed the Mother’s Network”  to find out who is doing what:


Beth Bradley is a Senior at Nazareth College.  Her double major is English Literature and Philosophy.  She’d like to attend graduate school somewhere in New England.   One of her part-time jobs is working in Victoria’s Secret.  It sounds like she’s getting a well-rounded education!


Will Chamberlin is a Senior in the L. C. Smith College of Engineering and Computer Science at Syracuse University.  He is on the Dean’s List and will be graduated in May, 1995 with a B.S. in Computer Science with Co-Op work experience.  He has stayed active in Volley ball, basket ball and surfing cyberspace. He enjoys living off-campus with 7 housemates and a kitten.


Michelle Borkhuis has returned from attending the University of Wollongong, Australia through the University of Massachusetts.  She’ll be graduated in May with a B.S. in Exercise Science.   Michelle found that her experience and work outs with the 8-woman rowing team   at U. Mass. bode her well with all the back-packing, touring and canoeing she did in Australia.  She kept in contact with her parents via E-Mail AFTER returning successfully from her treks.


Stephanie Bradford  is doing field work during January for  Keuka College.  She will be graduated in May  with a degree in Hotel/Resort management.  Her  internship experiences have been located in N. Carolina, and portland, Oregon, as well as the Hyatt Downtown


Joe Dennie is a Senior at the University of Buffalo.  He’ll be graduated in May with a B.S. in Architecture.   This past summer he worked with his brother and a local contractor framing residential buildings.  Joe found out just how powerful a Power nail driver can be.                               Yes, powerful enough to send a nail through his foot!  He’s OK, but it’s a lesson that won’t have to be pounded into him again.


Ian Komorowski   is currently doing a Co-Op block through R.I.T. with the Monroe County Water Treatment Lab.  He lives in Brighten with two other fellows.  He is planning an extended back-packing trip in the spring to tour the U.S.A.  He’s kept in shape by spelunking (cave exploring) on the week-ends.


Noel Pollard was also a member of the Class of ’91.  His tragic death took him from us, but, he is not forgotten.


MaryKay VanVenschoten is currently working at Bill Grey’s.  She is enjoying being out on her own.  Her future plans might include joining her parents in North Carolina to help with their new restaurant, Speedies Pit Stop.


This is just a small sampling.   I’m sure there will be many “official” newspaper notices in the spring.

If you have a Wayne Central or Gananda graduate who you’d like to give a pat on the back, give me a call.  Let’s chat.


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