2018 Distinguished Warrior
The Stoma Family
Mrs. Liz, Angela, & Phil
The Stoma Family has a long standing tradition at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic School. Liz Stoma started Fatima in 1951. She was in the 3rd grade. She was in the third graduating class from Fatima when she graduated in 1961. Mrs. Liz's daughter, son, and grandchildren attended Fatima.
Angela Stoma Cortez graduated from Fatima in 1982. She was in the last high school graduating class from Fatima.
Phil Jr. attended Fatima till the eighth grade and then went to St. Thomas More and was in the first graduating class from St. Thomas More in 1983.
Angela’s children, Matthew and Maria, both attended Our Lady of Fatima and went on to St. Thomas More. Matthew graduated from the eighth grade at Fatima in 2003. Maria graduated from the eighth grade at Fatima in 2004.
Phil Jr.’s children, Andrew, Christopher, and Annie all attended Our Lady of Fatima and went on to St. Thomas More. All of their children graduated from the eighth grade at Fatima. Andrew graduated in 2010, Christopher in 2012, and Annie in 2014.
Liz’s late husband, Phil Stoma, Sr. was the first coach hired at Fatima. In May, 2001, the football field in the back of school was dedicated in his honor and is called Stoma Field.
Besides having a long standing tradition at Fatima, The Stoma Family has always been very willing to give support to Fatima when asked. They have helped the Alumni council by supporting the Fatima Fun Run for many years.