Our Deacon, Peter J. Foradori, was born in Cleveland and raised in North Royalton where he was a member of St. Albert the Great parish. Deacon Pete was born to Louis and Mary Foradori and is the fourth of five siblings. After high school he joined the Marine Corps. At his last duty station, Rome, Italy; he met his wife to be, Patricia Jean Dollowitch. By the time his enlistment ended he was considering a vocation as a deacon but learned that he must be at least 35 to enter the program. Pete and his wife Pat settled down in West Salem and have one child. After the graduation of their son Pete Jr. from high school Deacon Pete began four years of formation at the Center for Pastoral Leadership in Wickliffe culminating in his ordination on May 11, 2002. Deacon Pete was assigned to his home parish of St. Stephen, West Salem. In September 2015 he was reassigned to St. Mary’s.