CRANFORD - Cranford Mayor Patrick Giblin will serve as one of four Deputy Grand Marshals for the 2020 West Orange St. Patrick's Day Parade on Sunday, March 15. He will proudly march with his wife, three children, and eleven nieces and nephews serving as Aides by his side.
Giblin was named “Young Irishman of the Year” by the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick of the Oranges in 2009, and has served as a Trustee of the organization since. He served as Chairman of the 38th Annual NJ Irish Festival in 2009 and currently serves as Treasurer of the Festival. He is a Trustee of the St. Patrick’s Guard of Honor, and currently serves as Secretary of the organization.
Giblin was sponsored for Deputy Grand Marshal by the Ancient Order of Hibernians (AOH) Division 9. He has been a member for over 25 years where he served as Treasurer, Vice President and President (2003-2004). He has proudly marched behind the AOH banner in many West Orange St. Patrick’s Day Parades. In 2018, he was one of the Honorees at their Annual Dinner Dance.