Christopher and Barbara are Engaged Christopher Kalisak and Barbara Jasiel, of Rockaway, got engaged on Christmas Day. Christopher is the son of Edward and Nancy Kalisak, of Rockaway and Barbara is the daughter of the late Anna and Edward Jasiel. Degen Family Newest Edition Jack William Degen made his debut on Thursday, November 15, 2007. Jack William weighed 8 pounds and 2 ounces and was 21 inches long. He is the child of Bryann and Erich Degen of Port Jefferson, New York, the grandson of Jane and Frank Degen and great-grandson of Anne Degen of Dayton Park West.