Biography Brother Peter Kerron Mannion, F.S.C. aka Brother Benezet Peter, F.S.C.

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Biography Brother Peter Kerron Mannion, F.S.C. aka Brother Benezet Peter, F.S.C.

Submitted: January 14, 2018

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Brother Peter Kerron Mannion, F.S.C. aka Brother Benezet Peter, F.S.C.

Birth 17 Jan 1926 Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA

Death 20 Apr 2013 Lincroft, Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA

Burial Saint Gabriels Cemetery Marlboro, Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA

Brother Peter Kerron Mannion, F.S.C. aka Brother Peter K. Mannion, F.S.C. aka Brother Mannion, F.S.C. (1926-2013).

He grew up in Enumeration District 24-1631, Assembly District 15, Brooklyn, New York City, Kings County, New York. His father was Peter Mannion (1887-?), his mother Delia Mannion (1890-?), and his sister Cathrine Mannion (1924-?).

Entered the De La Salle Christian Brothers Juniorate, Barrytown, New York 12507 (closed 1975) on 1 September 1940.

Declaring a religious disability (4-D), Mannion entered the De La Salle Christian Brothers Novitiate 28 June 1944.

Received the Religious Habit and Name, Brother Benezet Peter, 7 September 1944.

Pronounced Perpetual (Motion) Vows in Troy, New York, in 1951.

LaSallian Deployments:

1948-1952: La Salle Academy, 215 East 6th Street, New York, New York 10003, teacher;

1952-1954: De La Salle Institute, 332 West 43rd Street, New York, New York 10036, teacher;

1954-1957: St. Joseph Normal Institute, Barrytown, New York 12507 (closed 1974), teacher;

1957-1958: Manhattan Prep, 4513 Manhattan College Parkway, Bronx, New York 10471, teacher. Mannion was lucky to escape The LaSallian nightmare of a principal, Brother George Rudolph Berrian, FSC aka Brother George R. Berrian, FSC aka Brother George Berrian, FSC aka Brother George, FSC Ed.D. "The Dome" (1925-2016). Along with Brother Celsus John Brown, FSC aka Brother C. John, FSC aka Brother John, "Bear" (1913-2012) and Sebastian J. Cacaci aka Sebastian Cacaci "Sebbie"/"Sebby" (1920-1968), a trio that formed 'The Bastinado Brotherhood'.

1958-1959: St. Bernard’s, 4 East 98th Street, New York, New York 10029: Pro-Director, Day Juniorate;

1959-1960: Casa Generalizia Istituto Fratelli Scuole Cristiane, Via Aurelia, 476, 00165 Roma, Italia, Second Novitiate;

1960-1961: St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute, 845 Kenmore Avenue, Buffalo, New York 14223, teacher;

1961-1964: St. Joseph of the Palisades High School, West New York, New Jersey 07093, principal;

1964-1966: Christian Brothers Academy, 6245 Randall Road, Syracuse, New York 13214, teacher;

1966-1968: De La Salle College (closed December 1968), 4900 LaSalle Road, Avondale, Maryland, director of seniors;

1969-1969: St. Joseph Normal Institute, Barrytown, New York 12507 (closed 1974), director of novices (January-September);

1969-1972: La Salle Provincialate, 800 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft, New Jersey 07738, director of candidates;

1972-1979: Christian Brothers Academy, 850 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft, New Jersey 07738, principal;

1979-1993: Christian Brothers Academy, 850 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft, New Jersey 07738, guidance;

1993-2008: Christian Brothers Academy, 850 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft, New Jersey 07738, development office;

2008-2012: Christian Brothers Academy, 850 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft, New Jersey 07738, retired;

2012-2013: De La Salle Hall, 810 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft, New Jersey 07738, retired.


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