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Gerald V. DePrisco Music Scholarship Fund

This is a Benefactor Sponsored event, therefore NO COST  to any attendees in honor and dedicated to the memory
of MR. GERALD V. DEPRISCO, Chairman of the Music Department from 1955-1975 Band, Orchestra and Glee Club.
Saturday, July 26, 2014.
The Pinnacle in Maumee, Ohio
Reunion /Food Stations
4:00pm – 7:00pm
Induction Program 7:00pm
Robert A. Gable
William Gray ‘77
Jerry (Gerald) Holden ‘77
Robert F. (posthumous) & Sharon Minor
Joseph A. Myers ‘58
Debra Ross Calabrese ‘71
James J. Spurrier ‘64
Amy Seeman  Sujkowski ‘74
Sharon Sitek Dendinger ‘67
Mary Helen Zunkiewicz Galuzny ‘69
At the event there will be a display of items available for purchase from the “The Gerald V. DePrisco Collection
CD/DVD Collection.” All proceeds go to the Gerald V. DePrisco Music Scholarship Fund and are listed below
as you scroll down.
If you would like an invitation to attend and/or would like more information, please email Diane DePrisco Jennings at depriscomusic@gmail.com or call 419.318.4441.

Should you have any CCHS Band, Orchestra, Glee Club or Lynro Productions memorabilia in your archives, attics etc. (this includes any reel to reel tapes, cassettes, photos, or original operetta or music programs), that you would like to donate to the Gerald V. DePrisco Collection, please contact Diane at the above email or phone.                                                 



“So sorry to hear about the death of a wonderful mentor.  He started a life long love of choral music for me.”

Jane Conyers Fitzpatrick

“My love for music and the performing arts started in third grade and continues today.  It is people like Mr. D we have to thank for developing our love for music.  I have passed it to my children and hope it continues forever.”

George Barry

“Diane, I am so sorry to hear of your dad’s passing.  We have your and your family in our prayers.”

Gene Anthony

“In memory of Gerald DePrisco, who introduced the world of music and theater to me, which I continue to enjoy until this very day.”

Nancy (Dennis) Frumen

“Thank you Mr. D for all your hard work, discipline and honor of the greatest school on earth. You will always be fondly remembered!
Sympathies to all your family.”

Tim Kolhoff



Mr.D is with Jesus, his Savior as of April 16, 2013. The funeral arrangements are as follows : Walter Funeral Home, 4613 Glendale Ave., Toledo, Ohio 43614. Visitation 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm Thursday, April 18, 2013 and 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm Friday April 19, 2013. Prayer at Walter Funeral Home at 10:00 am Saturday, April 20, 2013 followed by service at 10:30 am at St. Patrick of Heatherdowns Church, 4201 Heatherdowns Blvd., Toledo, Ohio 43614. Love to all of you who supported him all of these years. Love from the DePrisco family.


Mr.D still directing after all these years at age 85! Click on the link below or click on any of the above photos above for a short video of Mr.D directing the Alma Mater at the 1962 50th REUNION in October 2012.. You can send any well wishes to : Gerald V. DePrisco, 2327 Green Valley Drive, Toledo, Ohio 43614 or email him depriscomusic@gmail.com


                                                                           The Gerald V. DePrisco Memory Collection

A collection of several recordings are available that document an exciting era in CCHS music history.
All proceeds from the sale of these CD’s and DVD’s go directly to
Please contact Diane DePrisco Jennings at (419) 318-4441 or

DVD – CCHS Marching Band – 1962                       Price $25
Film of the Marching Band performance of halftime show in 1962 at the Detroit Lions football game. This two-hour DVD also includes archival band footage from additional halftime shows and parades in Toledo and Detroit 1960-1965.

DVD – CCHS Marching Band – 1958                       Price $20
Halftime show – featuring dancers from “Oklahoma” 1958. Joyce Nadolny ’60, Pat Baron ’59, Melanie Conti ’59, Nancy Dennis ’60, Gene Antoszewski ’60, Michael B. Kelly ’60, Phillip Shamy ’60, and Joe Giovannucci ’60.

DVD – Musicals – 1955-75                                           Price $25
Photo Story – Highlights from all of the Central Catholic musicals from 1955 – 1975 during Mr. DePrisco’s tenure as music director. The two-hour DVD features photos and music from each musical of 20 years.

DVD – NEW Music Man – 1964                                  Price $25
Photo Story – Original color photos never seen before.

CD WTOL – TV Christmas Concert – Dec. 1964
CCHS – Glee Club – live performance taped              Price $20 from WTOL-TV.

DVD – Diary of Ann Frank – 1964                             Price $20
Photo Story – 1964 Senior Play includes photos never seen before. Directed by Eve Weiher.

DVD – Oklahoma – 1965                                               Price $25
Photo Story – This DVD has over 60 color photos never seen before. All Glee Club members in the cast are pictured!

2 CD Set – Oklahoma – 1965                             Price $30
CCHS – Entire show Live at State Theater.  

DVD – Oliver – 1966                                                       Price $25
Photo Story – Some photos never seen before!

2 CD Set – Oliver – 1966                                               Price $30
CCHS production at State Theater, live performance, entire show. The cast and orchestra were outstanding!

CD – Sounds of Christmas – Dec. 1966-67           Price $20
Original Album converted to CD .This ’66-67 recording features the Central Catholic Glee Club, directed by Gerald V. DePrisco performing Christmas favorites, including O Holy Night.

DVD – Brigadoon – 1967                                           Price $25
Photo Story – Photos in color never seen!

NEW! CD – Brigadoon – 1967                                   Price $30
Live at State Theater – Entire show with Overture and Exit Music.  

CD – Live Performance – Sounds of Christmas 1967 / Graduation Day 1968                                                     Price $20
Live performance by the Glee Club at the Toledo Sports Arena, also 1968 Graduation Day, featuring the Battle Hymn of the Republic and the Alma Mater.

2 CD Set  – West Side Story – 1968                         Price $30
CCHS production at State Theater, live performance, entire show. Bonus dress rehearsal songs included. The cast and orchestra were OUTSTANDING!

CD – Sounds of Christmas – Dec. 1969-70           Price $20
Original Album converted to CD .This ’69-70 recording features the Central Catholic Glee Club, Band and Orchestra  performing Christmas favorites, including O Holy Night.

CD –Graduation Day 1970                                         Price $20
Live performance at the Toledo Sports Arena. Featuring Pomp and Circumstance, America the Beautiful, Battle Hymn of the Republic and the Alma Mater.

DVD – DePrisco Retirement Party – 1992             Price $25
This two-hour DVD is the surprise retirement party in 1992 – including 20 years of alumni band and glee club members performance of the CCHS Alma Mater & Fight Song and the Glee Club singing The Lord Bless You and Keep You. Also a roast of Mr. DePrisco given by past teachers, coaches and students and a half-hour television program about Mr. DePrisco’s career produced by Chanel 48.

DVD – LYNRO Productions – 1964-68                    Price $55
Photo Story – This 2-DVD set showcases highlights from all eleven shows presented by LYNRO Productions (Eve and Roger Weiher). Many CCHS faces will be recognized in this wonderful collection of pictures and music.

NEW! 2 CD Set  – The Most Happy Fella – LYNRO – 1966                                                                                            Price $30
Live at State Theater – Entire show with Overture and Exit Music.  

Programs from Musicals – 1955 – 1975    Price $10 each
Limited supply of originals. Call or email for details.





______   DVD CCHS Marching Band – 1962                            $25.00

______   DVD CCHS Marching Band – 1958                            $20.00

______   DVD Photo Story – Musicals – 1955-1975                  $25.00

______   DVD Photo Story Music Man – 1964                          $25.00

______   CD WTOL – TV Christmas Concert Live – 1964    $20.00

______   DVD Photo Story – Diary of Anne Frank – 1964   $20.00

______   DVD Photo Story – Oklahoma – 1965                          $25.00

______   2 CD Set – Oklahoma – 1965 – Live Performance   $30.00

______   DVD Photo Story – Oliver – 1966                                     $25.00

______   2 CD Set – Oliver – 1966 – Live Performance           $30.00

______   CD Sounds of Christmas – 1966-67                               $20.00

______   DVD Photo Story – Brigadoon – 1967                             $25.00

______   2 CD Set – Brigadoon – 1967                                               $30.00

______   CD Sounds of Christmas – 1967/ Graduation Day 1968  $20.00

______   2 CD Set – West Side Story – 1968 – Live Performance   $30.00

            ______   CD Sounds of Christmas – 1969–70                                          $20.00           

______  CD Graduation Day – 1970                                                              $20.00

______  DVD Mr. DePrisco’s Retirement Party – 1992                       $25.00

            ______   DVD LYNRO Productions – 1964-1968 (2-DVD Set)           $55.00

            ______   2 CD Set – The Most Happy Fella – LYNRO – 1966              $30.00

______  *DVD Music Hall of Fame/Music Department Reunion – Sept. 8, 2012 $60.00

______  *Programs from Musicals – 1955-1975                                        $10.00 each

            $5.00        Please Add $5.00 Shipping & Handling



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            Make Checks payable to the Gerald V. DePrisco Music Scholarship Fund

                        Mail to:           In Memory of Gerald V. DePrisco

                                                7330 Anchorage

                                                Maumee, OH  43537

                                                (419) 318-4441 / (419) 344-1674 / depriscomusic@gmail.com



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