Above: photos from East Orange High School yearbook courtesy of Cary Keogh
*since renamed the Dionne Warwick Institute of Economics and Entrepreneurship.
** My great, great grandmother Mary Ann Reilly Smith, great grandfather Charles Henry Smith, and grandfather William Henry Smith are buried at Holy Sepulchre along with other assorted Irish-Catholic relatives. They all lived in the Chambers Street neighborhood of the "Down Neck" section of Newark.
Biographical info and quote are from Dionne Warwick's autobiography, My Life As I See It, and from NJ Monthly, November 15, 2010.