Born in Hartford, Connecticut. Secondary school years in Plainville, Conn. Served four years in the U. S. Navy as a musician, honorably discharged as MU2. University of Connecticut graduate with a B. S. Degree in Industrial Administration. Salem, Ohio resident with careers in sales and management. Plays three low-brass instruments in six area bands. Called into the Ministry of St. Nicholas in 1991. Reads a weekly radio program to the blind through Goodwill's Radio Reading Service. Music director at a weekly church service at Glenellen, an area assisted-living home. Married, father of two adult children.