William Rudge

Profile Updated: September 29, 2016
William Rudge
Residing In: Carlisle, PA
Spouse/Partner: Janet Palangio
Occupation: Real Estate, Associate Broker
Children: Brian (34) 3 grand sons : Weston 8 and Bennett 6 and Jackson 4
Mechanical Engineer/ Manager Compaction More…w/ Volvo Construction Equipment

Dana (29) 2 grand daughters Natalie age 8 and Arielle 18 months
Elementary Ed Teacher
Military Service: U.S. Army  
Class Year: 1970
Yes! Attending Reunion

Graduated 1970. Duquesne U 70-71, CCAC 72 & 75, Canal Zone Jr Col & FL STATE 1973-1974, & HACC 2008 with degrees in Business Mgmnt (1975) & Marketing Real Estate(2008). Drafted into U.S Army (final 1972 lottery, no 58) reported to Ft Dix NJ (Jan 73) - Ft Jackson SC (April 73) and 193rd Infantry Brigade 4/20th Mechanized Infantry Ft Clayton, Panama CZ (June 1973-1975) PENNA Natl Gd 1975-1976 artillery battery. Married Janet Palangio 1977. Left Swissvale in 1980 moved to Havertown (sub of Philly) then from Havertown to Carlisle in 1982. Still here. American Greetings Corp 1980-2003, Howard Hanna R/E 2004-present, Associate Broker. Lots of trips still back home to Swissvale to visit Janet's family & to care for our investment properties in Regent Sq, Wilkins Twp, & Swissvale & of course our annual Steelers , Panthers, & Pirates games! Enjoy trips to our 75 acre summer/hunting camp in Crawford County & to the Palangio cottage @ Conneaut Lake with family. Consider myself to now be semi-retired.

School Story:

I remember 1970 varsity baseball season 18-2 SO CLOSE!! The infamous "Aspadome", Charlie Chan theatre on Sat nights with the guys & Chilly Billy Cardilli on channel 11, cutting class to cruise with Ralph V & Jack P spring of '70, my '62 Chevy Biscayne w/ 3-speed on the column, '67 'Cuda, homeroom b.ball & v.ball tourneys, Shotguns and cheap quarts of beer & one of our guys who liked sippin' it thru a straw, varsity basketball in the Dickson JR Hi gym & the WALLS, walking to school from Lloyd Ave on crutches in winter of '68 (basketball foot injury), walking to HS from up on the hill with D. & P. Spynda, R. & D. Murello, K. Armstrong, J. Portuesi and G. Rudge, our strike over the dress code, sit-ins, and gym classes with Arnold K., snowballing the crossing guard at Monongahela & Church Strs, late night drag racing in the Squirrel Tunnel, Ardmore Blvd & Westinghouse Bridge, OUR VERY QUICK, Hi-SPEED, LATE NIGHT CARAVANS in 'Cudas, Camaros, Javelins, & Darts up I-79 to Lake Latonka w/ the guys for some great "socializing" and "rowdiness", ( NEVER ANY TICKETS -AMAZING), cruisin the Swissvale loop & hanging out with the guys in Kroger Pkng Lot., hanging T. Esposito out a 2nd floor HS window - what were we thinking (well not 100% out), hastling and disrupting of Mrs Politos' class - R. Hudale was the ring-leader, buckety-buck & Terry Boyd's (MHRIP)dislocated finger, running the halls for Piggy Hudale, sled riding in Crazy Park, UDU-PORT-MIZER-MAX-RAGS-HOOT-CHIEF-POOKY (MHRIP)-JIMBO-BEE-RIDGERUNNER-ASP-BUZZY-LIQUID LOU & on & on

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Posted: Dec 17, 2013 at 1:13 AM
The Cumberland Valley, this is where I now live. Quite a change from Pittsburgh & Philadelphia.
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