Ken Greig

2020 Grand Marshal

Ken Greig has been named Grand Marshal of the Somerville St. Patrick’s Day Parade.  The parade is an annual tradition presented by the Somerville St. Patrick’s Day Parade committee and is scheduled for Sunday March 15, 2020.

Ken is a Somerville native, son of the late William and Joan Greig who were both born in Brooklyn, New York.  He is the youngest of seven children, proud uncle to fifteen nieces and nephews and three great nieces and one great nephew.

He attended Immaculate Conception School and continued High School at Immaculata.   School activities included band and the golf team.  After graduation, Ken continued his studies at Somerset County College (RVCC) with a focus on Computer Sciences and Finance.

Ken is employed with DocuXcel/J&J Raritan in Site Services but it is his outside hobbies and activities for which he is known as the “Voice of Somerville.”  Since 1989 Ken has served as the PA Voice of Immaculata High School Football and Basketball and is the Somerville High School Football announcer since 2013.  In addition to the sports announcing, Ken also announces for the Somerville High School Marching Bands Festival, Somerville Winter Guard Home Show and Fashion and Award shows for Immaculata.

Other volunteer activities include: active member of the Immaculate Conception Church (Lector, Eucharistic Minister and member of various teams), board member of IHS Alumni Association, Somerset AOH member and board member of the Somerville St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee.

Past Grand Marshals

’92 Pat Shovlin
’93 Barney Sloan
’94 P. Joe Mulrooney
’95 Dennis Smyth
’96 Bill Cooper Sr.
’97 Joe Simmons
’98 Jack O’Connor
’99 Neil Mahoney
’00 Jim Dowden
’01 Bob Canavan
’02 Tom O’Leary
’03 Mike Berry
’04 Pat Kelly
’05 Rev. Dan Herlihy

’06 Brian Gallagher
’07 Jim Butler
’08 Frank Toolan
’09 Larry Doyle
’10 Mary Kelly
’11 Patrick Mannion
’12 Kevin Donovan
’13 Monsignor Seamus Brennan
’14 Tom Burns
’15 Brendan Nally
16 Willie Lynch
17  John McCullagh
’18 Finbarr Kirby
’19 James Walsh

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