19 Mar 2015

CHS Mourns the Loss of CHS Hall of Famer Joe Starring ’48

Catholic High mourns the loss of Hall of Fame member Joseph W. Starring Jr. í´48.  Starring passed away on Friday, March 20, 2015. 

Starring was inducted into the Catholic High School Hall of Fame at the CHS Honors Convocation held at the Catholic Life Center on May 19, 1983.  He was described by friends as íÍthe most spirited player on and off the field.íñ

íÍIf there was ever an all-American team for spirit, Joe would not only be on the team, he would be its captain.   He always epitomized the spirit of CHS,íñ commented The Honorable Dan LeBlanc í´47 at the time of Starringí´s induction. 

During his time at Catholic High at the North Street location, Starring lettered in football for two years, was the varsity basketball manager and played varsity baseball.  He held all offices in the CHS Mení´s Club and was active in the íÍCíñ Club before the Mení´s Club was formed. 

Starring is survived by his wife of five years,  Karol, and his three children í Matt Starring í´72, Julie Starring Chapman (SJA í´73) and Mark Starring í´75.