Honorees of the 1980s

1980

Grand Marshal Desmond Boomer

1981

Grand Marshal The Honorable Frank  E. Rodgers, NJ State Senator and Mayor of the Town of Harrison

1982

Grand Marshal Eileen M. Henry

1983

Grand Marshals: 12 Founders of the Kearny Irish American Associaton- William Creelman, George Creelman, Andrew Jamison, James Strain, William Coyle, James Convery, Michael Glancey, J. Higgins, John Degnan, Robert Allison, Patrick McAteer, and Frank Jenkison.

Representing the twelve at the parade were surviving founding fathers: Micahel Glancey, William Coyle, and Patrick McAteer.

1984

Grand Marshal Edward J. Callaghan

1985

Grand Marshal Raymond Graham

1986

Grand Marshal James Whelan

1987

Grand Marshal John R. Wagner

1988

Grand Marshal – The Honorable Charles Tighe, Council Member for the Borough of East Newark

1989

Grand Marshal Thomas McLaughlin

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