M, ( - 11 January 1978)
|Death*||11 January 1978||Biloxi, Harrison County, MS, USA |
|(Witness) History||11 January 1978||Scafide, John A. Sr. - October 31, 1979|
TULANE STAR SCAFIDE DIES
John A. "Baby Grand" Scafide Sr., a former Tulane University football star who later served 16 years as mayor of Bay St. Louis, MS. died at 4 a.m. Wednesday at Veterans Administration Hospital in Biloxi after a brief illness. He was 68.
Services will be conducted Thursday at 3 p.m. in the chapel of Edmond Fahey Funeral Home in Bay St. Louis. Interment will follow in Garden of Memories Cemetery in Bay St. Louis.
Mr. Scafide was mayor of Bay St. Louis from 1953-1969.
He played guard for the Green Wave during the 1930, 1931, and the 1932 seasons, earning a letter each year. Mr. Scafide was a member of the 1932 Rose Bowl team that lost to Southern Cal 21-12.
In 1931 and 1932 he was named to the All Southern Conference team and in 1932 he played in the North-South All Star game.
As a professional Mr. Scafide played tackle during he 1933 season for the Washington Redskins, of the National Football League. He later played and coached for the Buffalo Bills in the old All American Football Conference.
A native of Bay St. Louis, Mr. Scafide was a 1929 graduate of St. Stanislaus High School in Bay St. Louis, where he gained athletic honors before going on to Tulane where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree.
He was a retired member of the Mississippi Public Service Commission and a former member of the Hancock County Port and Harbor Commission.
Mr. Scafide was past president of the Mississippi Municipal Association and a current member of the Gulf Regional Planning Commission. He was a charter member of the Pass Christian Golf Club and the Bay-Waveland Yacht Club. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus in Bay St. Louis, and a former member of the Bay St. Louis Rotary Club and the Bay St. Louis Chamber of Commerce.
Mr. Scafide, a member of Our Lady of the Gulf Catholic Church, served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.
He is survived by his wife, Alice Blaize Scafide of Bay St. Louis; one son John A. Scafide Jr., also of Bay St Louis; one daughter, Mrs. Alice Scafide Kronenberger of Houston, Texas, six sisters, Miss Amelia Scafide, Mrs. Mary Carter, Mrs. Catherine Matherne, and Mrs. Frances Frankiewicz, all of Bay St. Louis; Mrs. Josie Blaize of Port Allen, La; and Mrs. Margie Laguens of New Orleans and six grandchildren.
Source: Times Picayune, 11/01/19781
- [S106] Interview, Leslie Frank, 7/20/2011.
Maria Augustina Scafidi1
Philip Joseph Scafidi1
M, (22 April 1923 - 23 April 1995)
|Birth*||22 April 1923||Bay Saint Louis, Hancock County, MS, USA1 |
|Marriage*||17 March 1945||Irene Jean Clements; Our Lady of Muswell Church, London, Middlesex, England1 |
|Death*||23 April 1995||Memorial Hospital at Gulfport, Gulfport, Harrison County, MS, USA1 |
|Burial*||23 April 1995||Gardens of Memory Memorial Park, Bay Saint Louis, Hancock County, MS, USA1,2 |
|Family Photo|| |
|Family Photo||circa 1930|| Witness: Samuel "Sam" Scafidi|
|Family Photo||1945||Bay Saint Louis, Hancock County, MS, USA |
Witness: Dominick J Scafidi
Witness: Samuel "Sam" Scafidi
Witness: Andrew Joseph Scafide
|Patent*||21 May 1954|| |
Samuel "Sam" Scafidi
M, ( - 6 September 2011)
|Marriage*||Barbara (?) |
|Death*||6 September 2011|| |
|Burial*||9 September 2011||Gardens of Memory Memorial Park, Bay Saint Louis, Hancock County, MS, USA1 |
|(Witness) Family Photo||circa 1930||Philip Joseph Scafidi |
|(Witness) Family Photo||1945||Philip Joseph Scafidi; Bay Saint Louis, Hancock County, MS, USA |
|(Witness) History||8 September 2011||Obituary of Samuel "Sam" Scafidi |
Samuel "Sam" Scafidi, 86, of Bay St. Louis died Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Bay St. Louis.
He previously served in the U.S. Army and was the owner operator of Evergreen Florist and Garden Center for 31 years.
He was preceded in death by two sisters, Bessie Presley and Mary Kennedy; and five brothers, J.C. Scafidi, August Scafidi, Domonic Scafidi, Philip Scafidi, and Tony Scafidi.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara Scafidi; a daughter, Susan McCurdy; two granddaughters and three grandsons; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, September 9, 2011 at 12 noon at Our Lady of the Gulf in Bay St. Louis where friends may visit from 10:00 a.m. until the service.
Interment will follow at Gardens of Memory in Bay St. Louis.
Bradford-O'Keefe Funeral Home, 15th Street, Gulfport is in charge of arrangements.
The Sun Herald on September 8, 20111
Shirley Mae Scafidi1
- [S106] Interview, Leslie Frank, 7/20/2011.
13 May 2017