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Robert F. Lima ’57 CLAS, ’61 MA was named knight commander in the Imperial Orden Hispanica de Carlos V in Segovia, Spain. He also was honored to record his poetry in Spanish and English for the Library of Congress Hispanic division.


Joseph R. Miele, OD, ’59 CLAS wrote an editorial in Optometry & Visual Performance (vol. 4,no. 5), urging his colleagues to help athletes increase their speeds and stamina by prescribing certain types of lenses. The athletes learn to run faster while running less frequently, thereby decreasing their risk of injuries. Dr. Miele also had an article published in the same journal (vol. 5, no. 4) titled Prevention, Correction, and Compensation Using the Range of Clarity, which details the stages of optical development of myopia and hyperopia.



Reginald Powe ’60 CLAS, a Villanova Medallion winner, is the leader of Team CCI, a finalist in the XPRIZE Competition. The competition challenged teams from around the world to develop scalable software that will empower children in developing countries to teach themselves basic reading, writing and arithmetic in their native languages.


Peter Nolan ’62 CLAS published his second nonfiction book, News Stories, which chronicles his many years as a broadcast newsman.


J. Edmund Mullin ’63 CLAS, ’66 CWSL received the 2018 Best Lawyers in America Award in the area of land use and zoning law.


Martin G. McGuinn ’64 CLAS, ’67 CWSL received the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who’s Who, publisher of biographical profiles.


Thomas Di Sessa, MD, ’66 CLAS recently completed his 50th humanitarian mission as a pediatric cardiologist.


Robert Pomante, CPA, ’69 VSB partner at Robert J. Pomante & Associates, was elected for a second term as the president of Llanerch Country Club.



Edward Donahue, MD, ’70 CLAS retired after a 34-year career as a surgeon and chief medical officer at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix.

Dennis F. Glackin ’70 CLAS retired as founder and past president of Glackin Thomas Panzak Inc. and is now chairman of the St. Michaels, Md., Planning Commission.


A. Roy DeCaro ’71 CLAS was named Philadelphia’s 2018 Plaintiffs’ Personal Injury Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers of America, a repeat of his 2014 designation.

William M. Savino ’71 CLAS , partner with Rivkin Radler, became a recipient of Long Island Business News’ New York Icon Award. The award recognizes business leaders, performers, entertainers and artists in New York for their years of experience, lists of achievements, and abilities to lead, motivate and teach others.


Richard Cohen, MD, ’72 CLAS won three national father and daughter tennis championships on clay, hard and indoor courts in 2017 with his daughter, Julia. He and Julia were ranked No. 1 in the United States in the father and daughter category by the United States Tennis Association for 2017.

America will turn 250 years old in July 2026, but it’s not too early to start getting ready for the celebration, and a Villanova alumnus has been tapped to lead the planning. Daniel M. DiLella ’73 VSB, president and CEO of Equus Capital Partners Ltd. and a Villanova trustee, has been appointed chairperson of The Semiquincentennial Commission for the United States of America, formed by Congress to prepare an overall program for commemorating the 250th anniversary of the nation’s founding.

Villanova Alumnus Daniel M. DiLella standing with Joyce E. A. Russell, dean of the Villanova School of Business.


Gary R. Olsen ’74 CLAS, ’80 MS joined eAdvancement as a principal. eAdvancement is a consortium of independent consultants providing strategic guidance in alumni relations, communications, marketing and development.

Thomas Swick ’74 CLAS is happy to announce that his third book, The Joys of Travel: And Stories That Illuminate Them, is now available in paperback.


Mark R. Cuker ’75 CWSL joined Philadelphia business law firm Jacobs Law Group. With more than 40 years of experience, Cuker has been highly successful at achieving results in small business advocacy, environmental litigation, pharmacy mass action and consumer class action cases.

Al Daloisio ’75 VSB the president and owner of Railroad Construction Co., was inducted into the National Academy of Construction.

Daniel McDermott ’75 CLAS was appointed by the attorney general as the US Trustee in Region 21, which oversees the administration of bankruptcy cases filed in Georgia, Florida, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.

DMatthew Sorrentino ’75 CWSL spoke at the 13th annual International Street Medicine Conference about volunteer considerations regarding street medicine.


Ronald Steger ’76 VSB was appointed to the Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corp. board of directors.


Gaetan J. Alfano ’77 CLAS, ’80 CWSL received the 2018 Best Lawyers in America Award in the area of commercial litigation for the fifth year. In December, he spoke on the gender wage gap employment law at the Business Insurance National Conference in New York City.

For her work as an advocate for the black Catholic community in Philadelphia, Dawn Chism Simms, Esq.,’77 CLAS was the recipient of the 2018 St. Martin de Porres Medal from the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s Office for Black Catholics. It was her second award for service to the Archdiocese this year — in January, she received the Benemerenti Medal, a papal honor, for her exceptional, sustained service to the church. Chism Simms is the assistant general counsel for the School District of Philadelphia and is a longtime officer of the Philadelphia Serra Club, which promotes vocations to the priesthood and religious life.

Villanova alumna Dawn Chism Simms.


Brian Kelly, MD, ’78 CLAS, ’84 MS was elected to the title of fellow of the American Academy of Neurology. This recognizes physicians’ contributions to teaching, leadership, community service, academic achievement and patient care.

Anthony Rollo ’78 VSB, of McGlinchey Stafford attorneys, has been named to the 2018 Louisiana Super Lawyers.

Brian Steller ’78 CLAS was appointed president of the Brennan-Vanderbilt American Inn of Court.


Lisa S. Hunter ’79 CWSL was named to the 2017 NY Metro Super Lawyers list.

Anthony Mitchell ’79 VSB was named to the Taylor Community Foundation board.

Marc S. Raspanti ’79 CLAS received the 2018 Best Lawyers in America Award in the area of health care law for the 10th year and has also been selected as the 2018 Health Care Lawyer of the Year.



Amy Barone ’80 VSB rublished a new poetry book, We Became Summer, from New York Quarterly Books. Her poetry is featured in a wide range of literary journals and anthologies.

Kevin Curley ’80 VSB received the Anam Cara (Soul Friend) Award from the American/Ireland Fund Gala, where the Rev. Peter M. Donohue, OSA, PhD, ’75 CLAS provided the benediction. Curley also was named to the Fionn MacCumhaill Dallas Gaelic Athletic Association Hall of Fame.

Col. David Greco ’80 CLAS is retiring after working for the US Department of the Navy since 1980, including a 27-year career serving in the US Marine Corps. He plans to sail, travel and spoil his grandkids.

Thomas G. Parisi ’80 CLAS, ’83 CWSL was elected president judge of the Berks County Court of Common Pleas.

Alexander W. Ross Jr., Esq., ’80 CWSL joined Weber Gallagher in the firm’s Mount Laurel, N.J., office. Ross has practiced civil litigation defense law in South Jersey for more than 35 years.


John Farina ’81 CLAS was named to the 2018 Florida Super Lawyers.

Maribeth LeBreton ’81 FCN received the 2017 Advanced Practice Nurse of the Year Award from Lancaster General Health/Penn Medicine.


John L. Buckley ’83 COE was appointed president and chief executive of Wilbur-Ellis.

Gerard A. Malanga, MD, ’83 CLAS published a textbook, Regenerative Treatments in Sports and Orthopedic Medicine.

Joyce A. Welliver ’83 FCN will be featured in the International Nurses Association Worldwide Leaders in Healthcare publication.


Richard Marino ’84 CLAS was elected to the board of supervisors of Towamencin Township, Montgomery County, Pa., for a six-year term.


Thomas Andrew O’Keefe ’85 CWSL authored the book Bush II, Obama, and the Decline of U.S. Hegemony in the Western Hemisphere, published by Routledge (Taylor & Francis).

Gemma Toner ’85 VSB is the founder and CEO of Tone Networks, a video and social network for time-starved women, reinforcing the growing ­women-helping-women movement by providing a supportive online community complete with access to both expert coaching and peer-to-peer advice.


Thomas J. Barbar ’86 CLAS was elected secretary of the Massachusetts Bar Association for its 2017–2018 year.

Wendy Wise Borg ’86 CLAS is a training coordinator in the Office of Professional Development, County Administration of Middlesex County Government in New Jersey.


Joan E. London, Esq., ’87 CLAS, ’90 MA was installed as the 85th president of the Berks County Bar Association.

Margaret “Peggy” McCausland, Esq., ’87 CWSL, partner with McCausland & McCausland LLC, was elected president of the board of directors of the Forum of Executive Women, a membership organi­z­ation of more than 450 influential women representing diverse businesses in the greater Philadelphia region.

Michelle Moll ’87 VSB was named a finalist in the Female Executive of the Year and Most Innovative Woman of the Year categories in the 14th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business. Moll is the executive director of RSVP, a company that addresses critical human needs in communities in the Philadelphia area through volunteerism.

Laura Ripley ’87 COE recently earned her PhD in teacher education and teacher development from Montclair State University. Ripley is the dean of faculty at Cristo Rey High School in Manhattan and an adjunct assistant professor at Montclair.

Michael Stermock, Esq., ’87 CWSL was hired by the Center for Innovative Food Technology as the agribusiness development specialist.

Francis J. Vassallo ’87 VSB was recognized for 30 years of service working for Worthington Industries. He is presently employed as corporate purchasing manager of the Worthington Armstrong Venture.

Susan VonNessen-Scanlin ’87 FCN recently moved from the Chancellor’s Office at Rutgers Biomedical Health and Sciences to the School of Nursing as the associate dean of Clinical Affairs. She is also the interim CEO of Rutgers’ federally qualified health center in Newark, N.J.

While reminiscing about their college days at their 30th Reunion in 2017, Jerry LePore ’87 CLAS and Bert Jacobs ’87 CLAS, founders of Powerflow Yoga and Life is Good Co., respectively, pondered a novel idea: Why not combine their companies’ visions of community, health and service? They joined forces to host Yogathon, a 12-hour yoga and mindfulness event to benefit the Life is Good Kids Foundation, which helps vulnerable children overcome poverty, violence and illness. The second annual event, held in May, raised $18,000.

Woman sitting on a mat performing yoga with others.


Mark Cuthbertson ’88 VSB was re-elected as councilman to his sixth consecutive four-year term of office serving the residents of the town of Huntington, N.Y.


Daniel V. Kearns ’89 CLAS was named the Aerospace Executive of the Year by the Cradle of Aviation Air and Space Gala, and he received the Leroy R. Grumman Award for technical achievement.

Dean A. Walters, Esq., ’89 CLAS is general counsel and chief compliance officer for the Philadelphia Trust Co. He also serves as an adjunct faculty for Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law Master of Laws in Taxation program.



Daniel E. Cummins ’90 CLAS, partner with the Scranton, Pa., civil litigation law firm of Foley, Comerford & Cummins, was recently notified of his selection to appear in the Best Lawyers of America Directory in the practice area of Personal Injury Litigation—Defense. Cummins is the only civil litigation defense attorney in northeastern Pennsylvania to be selected in this category by this national publication. In addition, Cummins also was advised of his selection for inclusion in the 2018 edition of Marquis.

Angelo J. Onofri, Esq., ’90 CWSL, a prosecutor for Mercer County, became president of the Mercer County Bar Association for 2018. An active member of the MCBA for more than two decades, Onofri served as a trustee for many years before becoming an officer in 2014.


Megan Clementi, EdD, ’91 CLAS, ’94 MS successfully defended her dissertation, “Writing in Middle School Mathe­matics Classes,” and earned her doctorate in Educational Leadership from Gwynedd Mercy University.


Michael Baymor ’92 VSB has joined Provident Bank as a vice president, relationship manager, with the bank’s Commercial Lending division. He is responsible for originating commercial loans, lines of credit, equipment loans and real estate mortgages for businesses in the metro Philadelphia market.

John Campbell ’92 VSB was named director of Investor Relations at Wells Fargo Bank.


Jennifer Dempsey Fox, JD, MBA, CFP, ’93 VSB was appointed president of the Bryn Mawr Trust Co.’s Wealth Management division.

Neil Dhar ’93 VSB was appointed by PwC to be the US firm’s leader of Financial Services. Dhar is responsible for overseeing the strategy and leadership of PwC’s US Financial Services practice, which includes the asset and wealth management, banking and capital markets, and insurance sectors.

Carol Luttrell ’93 MA who received a master’s of Environmental and Energy Policy in 2009, retired from working at DuPont after 23 years and now teaches English as an adjunct professor at the University of Delaware.

Tricia Tiehel ’93 CLAS joined Long & Foster’s Art Herling Team in Wayne, Pa., specializing in working with homebuyers and sellers. Prior to her real estate career, she taught English at Devon Preparatory School for 12 years.


Brian Shea ’94 CLAS was hired by Aon Risk Solutions of Aon plc as the resident managing director of the Construction Services group in the New York region. Prior to joining Aon, Shea served as head of the Construction division at Arch Insurance Group for more than 10 years.

Lawrence D. Piergrossi ’94 CLAS has spent more than 20 years as an assistant district attorney in the Bronx, N.Y., investigating and prosecuting challenging cases, including those involving corruption and violence in jails and in the construction industry. For his skill as a prosecutor and dedication to public service and ethics, Piergrossi has received the Thomas E. Dewey Medal from the New York City Bar Association, given annually to an outstanding prosecutor in each of the city’s five district attorney’s offices.

Villanova alumnus Lawrence D. Piergrossi.


Ian P. Burns, PE, ’95 COE, has been appointed president of Applied Control Engineering Inc.

Christopher Hannum ’95 COE was promoted to Entech Engineering Inc.’s principal leadership team.

Ronald Jakominich ’95 COE was promoted to associate vice president at Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm.

Jason T. LaRocco, Esq., ’95 CLAS joined Reger, Rizzo & Darnall as partner in the Philadelphia office.

George Schwartz ’95 MS retired from the Pennsylvania Army National Guard Sept. 30, 2017. During more than 30 years of service, he served both on active and reserve duty in the US, Germany, Kosovo and Afghanistan. He also led several disaster response efforts in Pennsylvania with the National Guard. In his final military roles, he served simultaneously as assistant adjutant general in the Pennsylvania National Guard and as the deputy commandant for Reserve Affairs at the US Army War College in Carlisle, Pa. His awards include the Legion of Merit, the Bronze Star and the French National Defense Medal in Gold.


Frank Burke ’96 VSB joined PPB Capital Partners as chief investment strategist.

James Marshall, PhD, ’96 CLAS was selected as a recipient of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center 2017 Hydrosphere, Bio­sphere, and Geophysics Annual Peer Awards in the scientific/technical support category.

Donna Wray ’96 CLAS, vice president of TGas Advisors and head of the benchmarking and advisory services firm’s Digital and Multichannel Marketing practice, has been named to the 13th annual PharmaVOICE 100 Most Inspiring roster.

Amy Fleischer, PhD, ’91 COE, ’96 MS is the new dean of Cal Poly’s College of Engineering. A Villanova faculty member since 2000 who served as professor and chair of Mechanical Engineering and director of the Center for Energy-Smart Electronic Systems, Dr. Fleischer stood out for her teaching prowess, her mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students, and her extensive research into sustainable energy system design and thermal management of electronic systems. She also led the steering committee of the Anne Welsh McNulty Institute for Women's Leadership and founded Villanova’s “Engineering Is for Girls! Day.”

Villanova alumna Amy Fleischer.


Michael Guzan ’98 VSB and wife, Katie, welcomed a boy, Theodore Francis.

Robert J. Iannozzi, Esq., ’98 CLAS, ’01 CWSL welcomed a girl, Carmella Mary.


Nezam Al-Nsair ’99 FCN was appointed inaugural dean of the School of Nursing and Health Professions at York College.

Mike Kravitz ’99 VSB and Cathy (Clark) Kravitz welcomed a girl, Josephine Agnes Kravitz.



Chris Kane ’00 VSB co-founded The Dog Stop, an all-inclusive dog care facility with 10 current operating locations, and plans to expand nationwide, opening between 10 and 12 new locations in 2018.

Allison O’ Sullivan Trudden ’00 CLAS welcomed twin girls.

Mike Scotto ’00 and Vincent D’Antuono ’01 donated plaques on a bench outside of Good Counsel to honor their friend Christopher Zona, who would have graduated in 2001. All three men grew up together in Staten Island and subsequently became Villanova students and roommates.


Dean E. Merritt, Esq., ’01 CLAS joined The Growth Coach as business development and ­operations strategist, working with business owners, law firms and sales teams to help grow their businesses.

Jennifer J. Riley ’01 CLAS has been recognized as a Rising Star by the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers publication for the sixth consecutive year. She is a co-author of Custody Law and Practice in Pennsylvania, and she has been published and presented nationally on the use of technology in family law. The Law Offices of Jennifer J. Riley has also been recognized by the 2017 Law Firm 500 Award committee as No. 20 on its list of the 200 fastest growing firms in the country.


James Fessenden ’02 VSB has been named a Rising Star in the San Diego Super Lawyers 2018 Edition.

Heather Garboden ’02 VSB was named vice president, Financial Planning and Analysis, at American Airlines.

Thomas M. Gribbin Jr. ’02 CLAS has been sworn in as ­deputy mayor and councilman for Hammonton, N.J.

Edward LaPine ’02 COE, director of Jensen Hughes’ Manhattan office, received Consulting-Specifying Engineer’s 2017 40 Under 40 Award.

Joel McNaughton ’02 CLAShas been selected as a winner of the Central Penn Business Journal’s 2017 40 Under 40 Award.

Philip Parise ’02 COE, ­director of operations at Kupper Engineering Inc., received Consulting-Specifying Engineer’s 2017 40 Under 40 Award.

Christopher Winters ’02 VSB welcomed a girl.

Davis Lee Wright ’02 VSB, ­was recently elevated to partner at the law firm Montgomery McCracken. Wright focuses his practice on corporate restructurings and maritime bankruptcies.


Allison Dziubinsky Prior ’03 CLAS and John Prior ’04 VSB welcomed a girl, Molly.

Steve Hills ’03 VSB has been named managing director at Riveron Consulting.

Jared Maples ’03 CLAS has been named as director of the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness. He has served as acting director since June 2017.

Errica Trezza Diaz ’03 CLAS welcomed a girl, Natalia Ellise.

Mark Tribbitt, PhD, ’03 VSB has been appointed as academic director for the full-time MBA program at Pepperdine Graziadio School of Business and Management.


Ian Bush ’04 CLAS, ’06 MA received the Edward R. Murrow Award for Sports Reporting and the Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters Award for Outstanding Sports Journalism for his coverage of the Villanova Men’s Basketball team’s 2016 National Championship on KYW Newsradio in Philadelphia and CBS News.

John Durnin ’04 CLAS received his doctorate in the History of Science from the University of Oxford in November 2017.

Megan A. Iannozzi, LPC, ’04 CLAS, ’06 MS celebrated the first birthday of her son and future Wildcat, Andrew Peter Grau, Oct. 20, 2017.

Laura Quilty Vultaggio ’04 CLAS and husband Eric Vultaggio welcomed their second son, Patrick Dennis Vultaggio.


Quinn M. Schmiege ’05 CLAS joined the law firm of Gallagher Sharp LLP as an associate.

Ryan Wolfe ’05 COE was appointed associate at Kitchen & Associates in Collingswood, N.J.


Nick Ferraioli ’06 CLAS and Molly Grace Ferraioli ’07 CLAS welcomed their son, Henry Christopher Ferraioli, born Aug. 12, 2017.

Jessica Fumanti Heffernan ’06 CLAS and Luke Heffernan ’06 VSB welcomed a boy.


S. Deepthi Kalyanam ’07 COE recently passed Maryland’s state professional engineering exam and now holds the title licensed professional engineer. In addition, Kalyanam received the Pennsylvania Water Environment Association Golden Manhole Society Award in honor of her extraordinary personal service to the association, while working to promote waste­water collection system understanding; operation and maintenance; and training and continuing education.

Danielle Ko ’07 VSB and Brian Gaspar ’07 COE welcomed a boy, Christian Matthew.


Ashley Newman ’08 CLAS was named to the 2018 NY Metro Super Lawyers Rising Stars.


Ralph Gigliotti ’09 CLAS recently co-authored a book, Leadership: Communication and Social Influence in Personal and Professional Contexts, which was published by Kendall Hunt Publishing.

Lauren Ohotzke Adams ’09 COE was awarded the Young Professional of the Year Award by the American Council of Engineering Companies of New Jersey.



Kaitlin Caldwell ’10 COE ­welcomed a boy.

Tim Farrell ’10 VSB married Anna Maria Barbuti ’11 CLAS Jan. 7, 2017, in New York City.

Jonathan Limberakis, DMD, ’10 CLAS ­opened a dentistry private practice in Abington, Pa.

JStephanie Mostone ’10 FCN ­accepted the role of director of Advanced Practice Practitioners with Crozer-Keystone Health System.


Christopher Catarino ’11 VSB, ’17 CWSL ­was promoted to principal at Drucker & Scaccetti in Philadelphia.

Meghan Price ’11 CLAS, ’15 CWSL ­married Michael Travaline.

Kristen Rossetti, Esq., ’11 CLAS, ’14 CWSL ­joined Verrill Dana LLP in the Westport, Conn., office.

JC Lamb ’11 CLAS, ’14 MA served as a delegate from KPMG at the One Young World Global Summit in Bogota, Colombia. The summit brought leaders together to discuss global issues, brainstorm solutions, and ignite change in the delegate’s home countries and around the world.

Villanova alumnus JC Lamb.


Nichell “Nikki” Sumpter ’12 CLAS ­has been honored by Fortune magazine with a Great Place to Work for All Leadership Award.


Brandi Craft ’13 MS ­welcomed a girl, Madison Christine.

Josh Goldenberg ’13 CWSL ­joined Cozen O’Connor as a corporate attorney in Philadelphia.

Seth W. Stern ’13 JD/MBA ­married Brandie L. Rollins ’14 JD/MBA.


Colleen Connor ’14 FCN ­was promoted to clinical coordinator at Morristown Medical Center in New Jersey.

Quent Dickmann ’14 COE and Mike McGetrick ’13 CLAS, both graduates of Villanova’s NROTC program, served together during a Western Pacific deployment aboard the USS Tucson (SSN 770) as the damage control assistant/antiterrorism officer and the assistant engineer/­operational safety officer, respectively.

1st Lt. Patrick Loughnane ’14 COE graduated from the US Army Jumpmaster School conducted in Del Din, Italy. Loughnane leads paratroopers assigned to the 173rd Airborne Brigade headquartered in Vicenza, Italy. He is responsible for the performance and safety of US Army paratroopers during airborne mass parachute jumps from US aircraft.


Jessica Flynn ’15 CLAS ­married Matthew Williams.

Randi Walsh ’15 FCN welcomed a girl, Eleanor Suzanne Eaton.


Rachel Kieser ’16 CWSL ­as promoted to principal at Drucker & Scaccetti in Philadelphia.

Ashley Owen ’16 MPA married Henry Cadwalader.


Bowen Edward Brown ’17 COE ­married Erin Alise Strait ’17 CLAS.

Iziah Carthens ’17 CLAS ­had his retirement paperwork from the military approved.

Catherine Connelly ’17 CLAS ­joined The Marketing Directors, a leading national development advisory and master property marketing and sales force that works exclusively on behalf of owners and builders, as marketing coordinator.

Daniel Marques ’17 CWSL was promoted to principal at Drucker & Scaccetti in Philadelphia.

CSteven Shparber ’17 VSB ­was promoted to of counsel at Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP.

In Memoriam


Edgar T. Gibson ’38 CLAS, July 16, 2017.

Cyril E. Daly ’39 COE, Dec. 13, 2017.

Edward A. Ritti ’39 COE, March 16, 2016.


Edward E. Steinhardt, MD, ’41 CLAS, Sept. 10, 2017.

Roger L. Logan ’42 CLAS, Aug. 21, 2017.

George A. Baird ’43 COE, Oct. 13, 2017.

Vincent D. Bradley ’43 VSB, Nov. 6, 2017.

John J. Callahan ’43 CLAS, Jan. 19.

Robert J. Casey Sr. ’44 COE, Oct. 16, 2017.

William Butler ’47 VSB, Jan. 4, 2017.

Herbert J. Sentner ’47 VSB, Jan. 19.

William E. Space ’47 COE, Aug. 16, 2017.

Thomas E. Boyle ’48 COE, Dec. 31, 2017.

Joseph J. Cahill Jr., PhD, ’48 CLAS, July 25, 2017.

George E. McElwee ’48 VSB, Oct. 29, 2017.

Alfred Petralia ’48 CLAS, Jan. 10.

Joseph V. Topper Sr. ’48 VSB, Feb. 4.

Clark O. Stockdale Jr. ’49 COE, March 6, 2017.


Philip B. Dellisante ’50 VSB, Feb. 7.

Harold R. Diot ’50 COE, Aug. 18, 2017.

Daniel J. Doris ’50 VSB, Aug. 28, 2017.

Donald Griffin '50 VSB, May 22, 2017.

Charles F. Hartnett ’50 VSB, May 3, 2017.

Richard H. Lauman ’50 VSB, March 21, 2014.

James J. McConlogue ’50 COE, March 11.

Philip J. McKay Sr. ’50 VSB, Dec. 3, 2017.

Anthony J. Pastore ’50 COE, Dec. 11, 2017.

Perry J. Del Purgatorio ’50 VSB, Feb. 4.

William F. Rath, MD, ’50 CLAS, Jan. 11.

Edmund M. Schaub ’50 CLAS, Oct. 3, 2017.

Herman J. Schoos ’50 VSB, June 22, 2017.

Dominic J. DiSanto ’51 VSB, March 26.

Michael J. Halloran ’51 COE, Sept. 21, 2017.

Thomas W. Link ’51 COE, Feb. 3.

Edward F. McGehrin ’51 CLAS, Feb. 2.

Richard J. Mott ’51 COE, Feb. 2.

Bernard J. Rafferty ’51 VSB, Nov. 19, 2017.

Edward A. Ziegler ’51 VSB, Jan. 23.

William P. Bobsein ’52 COE, Sept. 20, 2017.

Robert P. Greenspan ’52 CLAS, April 9, 2017.

Walter E. Hauck ’52 VSB, Dec. 27, 2017.

Richard J. Kenney ’52 VSB, March 12.

Arthur D. Klepper ’52 VSB, March 5, 2017.

Joseph J. McBryan ’52 VSB, Dec. 22, 2016.

John P. Tyska ’52 COE, Oct. 6, 2017.

Herbert S. Walter ’52 VSB, Dec. 13, 2017.

John A. Young ’52 VSB, Sept. 3, 2017.

William J. Brannau ’53 CLAS, Nov. 17, 2017.

Francis Gerard Dwyer, PhD, ’53 COE, Dec. 24, 2017.

John J. Forebaugh ’53 VSB, Nov. 20, 2017.

James J. Himsworth, Esq., ’53 CLAS, ’56 CWSL, Dec. 10, 2017.

William P. Irish ’53 VSB, Jan. 11.

Robert D. Lynch '53 COE, COE Dean 1975–2000, Aug. 2, 2017.

J. David Maynes ’53 CLAS, Dec. 9, 2017.

Edward J. Ozorowski ’53 CLAS, Aug. 20, 2017.

William J. Reynolds ’53 VSB, April 5.

John R. Shepherd, DDS, ’53 CLAS, Sept. 23, 2017.

Anthony J. Brady ’54 VSB, Oct. 24, 2017.

John V. Dalton ’54 VSB, March 6.

Joseph M. Delfino ’54 VSB, Jan. 9.

Dominic L. Gatti ’54 CLAS, July 12, 2017.

The Rev. John J. Hagen, OSA, PhD, ’54 CLAS, Dec. 18, 2017.

Monsignor Richard J. Loeper ’54 MA, Aug. 26, 2017.

Edward F. Moran Jr., PhD, ’54 COE, Dec. 20, 2017.

Roger H. Moriarty ’54 VSB, Aug. 11, 2017.

Nicholas S. Ruggeri, MD, ’54 CLAS, Sept. 2017.

John A. Vanstone ’54 COE, Jan. 14.

Frederick W. Anton III, Esq., ’55 VSB, ’58 CWSL, Nov. 2, 2017.

William S. Hare ’55 COE, Feb. 20.

James R. Michener ’55 VSB, Nov. 26, 2017.

Richard M. Cross ’56 VSB, March 4.

John W. "Jack" Eddinger ’56 CLAS, Sept. 9, 2017.

Richard J. Jablonski ’56 CLAS, Nov. 16, 2017.

Robert A. Spatola ’56 VSB, April 6.

Joseph E. Bove ’57 VSB, Oct. 8, 2017.

Joseph N. Brennan ’57 COE, Aug. 1, 2017.

Vincent G. Cardella ’57 CLAS, April 11.

Michael J. Ford ’57 CLAS, Sept.12, 2017.

Julian I. Groeller ’57 COE, March 27.

Sister Donna M. Hart, IHM, ’57 MA, Oct. 6, 2017.

Arnold W. Parnell ’57 COE, Jan. 10.

Lawrence M. Trout ’57 MA, Jan. 9.

Alexander A. Urban ’57 CLAS, Nov. 2, 2017.

James G. Abernethy ’58 COE, Sept. 29, 2017.

Monsignor Robert Armstrong ’58 CLAS, March 1, 2017.

James F. Clarke ’58 VSB, March 6.

Franklin E. Connolly ’58 CLAS, Nov. 3, 2017.

Walter T. Czaus ’58 COE, Dec. 29, 2017.

Gerald A. Dougherty ’58 VSB, Feb. 2.

Frances C. Kelly ’58 FNC, Feb. 22, 2016.

Michael J. Kelly ’58 COE, Jan. 30.

Joseph J. Koman, Esq., ’58 CLAS, Jan. 27.

David John Kuhn Jr. ’58 CLAS, Dec. 12, 2017.

The Honorable John P. Lavelle ’58 CWSL, Oct. 20, 2017.

Martin T. Lavin ’58 COE, Aug. 19, 2017.

Edward F. McLaughlin ’58 CLAS, Jan. 1.

James F. McNamara ’58 COE, March 20, 2016.

Joseph W. Nagle ’58 VSB, Oct. 13, 2017.

Roy E. Peters Jr. ’58 VSB, Sept. 17, 2017.

William F. Usher ’58 COE, Aug. 10, 2017.

Thomas J. Woods ’58 VSB, Dec. 16, 2017.

Richard E. Blair ’59 VSB, Dec. 24, 2017.

John C. Meagher ’59 COE, Sept. 29, 2016.

John R. Polinsky ’59 VSB, March 16.

Edward A. Utsch ’59 VSB, Jan. 8.

Francis J. Wunderlich ’59 CLAS, Sept. 5, 2017.


John J. Boyle ’60 VSB, Nov. 16, 2017.

George J. Cooper ’60 CLAS, March 12.

Robert J. Foley ’60 VSB, Dec. 5, 2017.

John M. McAluney ’60 COE, March 27.

James R. McGettigan ’60 VSB, Sept. 25, 2016.

Thomas J. McHale ’60 CLAS, March 16.

Virginia L. McQuillan ’60 FNC, Sept. 4, 2017.

John E. Schalk ’60 VSB, Oct. 12, 2017.

John E. Tuohy ’60 CLAS, ’63 CWSL, Aug. 10, 2017.

Charles L. Uebele Jr. ’60 COE, Nov. 24, 2017.

Michael S. Alba ’61 VSB, Jan. 1.

John T. Campbell ’61 COE, Jan. 12.

Frank S. Contey ’61 COE, Sept. 6, 2017

Joseph D. Eckelmeier ’61 COE, Sept. 1, 2017.

John W. Francks ’61 VSB, Dec. 6, 2017.

John M. Hampton ’61 COE, Oct. 22, 2017.

Thomas Loughlin ’61 CLAS, Feb. 7, 2017.

Joseph W. Messner ’61 COE, Aug. 27, 2017.

Richard H. Normile, PhD, ’61 CLAS, March 1.

Harry F. Undercoffler ’61 VSB, April 1.

Robert J. Capone ’62 VSB, ’72 MA, Sept. 23, 2017.

Louis Casciato ’62 CLAS, April 28, 2017.

Albert R. Deckert ’62 COE, Aug. 5, 2017.

Eugene T. Docherty ’62 VSB, Dec. 21, 2017.

Raphael M. Hidalgo ’62 MA, Sept. 8, 2017.

Edward G. Marsh ’62 CLAS, Jan. 31.

Charles Martini ’62 VSB, Jan. 3.

Henry R. Toroni ’62 CLAS, Oct. 12, 2017.

Arnold A. Buben ’63 VSB, Feb. 19.

Anthony M. Davila ’63 COE, Dec. 9, 2017.

Mark E. DeSantis, PhD, ’63 CLAS, Sept. 12, 2017.

Kenneth F. Holman ’63 CLAS, March 14.

Frank P. Maguire ’63 COE, Aug. 14, 2017.

Mary M. Manns ’63 MS, Nov. 29, 2017.

William L. Noto ’63 COE, Jan. 8.

George P. Pickel ’63 CLAS, Aug. 4, 2016.

Daniel J. Taddio ’63 VSB, June 11, 2016.

Robert D. Bachinsky ’64 MEE, March 6, 2017.

John M. Glynn ’64 CLAS, Sept. 20, 2017.

Anthony S. Kidawa, DPM, ’64 CLAS, Aug. 10, 2017.

George P. Nicolaus ’64 COE, Dec. 28, 2017.

Barbara A. Nolan ’64 MA, Oct. 25, 2017.

Robert A. Quinn ’64 COE, Jan. 11.

Joseph S. Tarell ’64 CLAS, Aug. 29, 2017.

Carol Trevisan Lillis ’64 FCN, Nov. 14, 2017.

Bernard F. Blanche ’65 CLAS, Jan. 25.

Frank V. Burke ’65 CLAS, Sept. 2, 2017.

June Dwyer Castano ’65 MA, Feb. 6.

The Honorable Thomas W. Keegan, Esq., ’65 CWSL, Feb. 17.

William (“Bill”) E. Madden ’65 CLAS, March 28.

Barbara Recupido Masse ’65 MA, Nov. 27, 2017.

Anthony C. Polselli ’65 CLAS, Sept. 8, 2017.

Regina M. Quinn ’65 FCN, Nov. 18, 2017.

James J. Driscoll, Esq., ’66 CLAS, Dec. 30, 2017.

Sister Grace Kerekes, SCC, ’66 MA, March 5.

Michael J. Oslac ’66 COE, ’68 MEE, Sept. 7, 2017.

James J. Shanahan ’66 VSB, Oct. 20, 2017.

Lewis J. Stowe ’66 COE, Oct. 2, 2017.

Edward J. Zamborsky ’66 CWSL, Oct. 16, 2017.

Sister M. Electa Barlok, OSF, ’67 MS, Feb. 17.

John B. Frock ’67 CLAS, ’72 CWSL, Nov. 18, 2017.

Pauline A. McCormick ’67 MS, April 1.

Aiden T. Murphy ’67 COE, March 11, 2016.

Francis J. O’Connell ’67 CLAS, Feb. 16.

Gene M. Venke ’67 VBS, Nov. 22, 2017.

Ronald W. Betz ’68 CLAS, March 24.

Armond N. D’Agostini ’68 COE, Oct. 4, 2016.

Stanley Karcewski ’68 CLAS, Nov. 12, 2017.

Eric B. Rye Langeloh ’68 CLAS, Feb. 16.

Edward J. Lopacki, Esq., ’68 CLAS, May 21, 2016.

Marijo M. Murphy, Esq., ’68 CWSL, Feb. 3.

Raymond Olfky ’68 CLAS, Aug. 12, 2017

Anthony R. Pranses ’68 VSB, Nov. 23, 2017.

Sister Marie C. Bemkey, SSND, ’69 MA, Oct. 11, 2017.

Thomas W. Crouch ’69 COE, Sept. 22, 2017.

Steven A. Glorioso ’69 VSB, Sept. 14, 2017.

John B. Kellenyi ’69 CLAS, July 2, 2017.

Brian M. Kilcullen ’69 CLAS, Dec. 13, 2017.

James J. Koegel, Esq., ’69 VSB, Jan. 6.

Laurence G. McCarthy ’69 VSB, April 4.

Paul F. McHugh ’69 COE, Nov. 18, 2017.

Sister Mary Providence Kriley, CDP, ’69 MS, March 16.

Barbara Murphy Quinn ’69 CLAS, July 9, 2017.

John M. Schmenkel ’69 MA, Aug. 7, 2017.

Philip A. Schumacher ’69 CLAS, Aug. 6, 2017.


Kenneth G. Boback ’70 MA, Nov. 5, 2017.

Roberta K. Danza ’70 FCN, Nov. 4, 2017.

Edward A. Moore ’70 COE, Sept. 24, 2017.

Leonard E. Markford ’70 COE, Jan. 8.

Dennis J. Nellany ’70 VSB, Jan. 11.

Walter G. Scheuerman ’70 CLAS, Jan. 29.

Joseph W. Speicher ’70 CLAS, ’73 CWSL, April 17, 2017.

John E. Dusky ’71 COE, Nov. 11, 2017.

Sanat K. Dutta ’71 MS, Oct. 31, 2016.

John A. Manidis ’71 CLAS, July 30, 2017.

Vincent C. Manzi ’71 CLAS, April 4.

Donald L. North ’71 COE, March 2.

Thomas C. Thompson Jr. ’71 VSB, Nov. 4, 2017.

Margaret A. Baroski ’72 MS, Feb. 17.

Kathryn Little Dwojeski ’72 MS, Feb. 21.

Walter H. Flamm ’72 CWSL, Feb. 16.

Richard H. Floyd ’72 CLAS, Sept. 18, 2017.

Stephen J. Kent ’72 VSB, Jan. 24.

Marie A. Litman ’72 MA, Feb. 6.

Joseph G. Peck ’72 VSB, Sept. 14, 2017.

Kathleen P. Ruane ’72 FCN, Feb. 24.

Lillian Schultz ’72 MS, Sept. 16, 2017.

Robert F. Zogby ’72 CLAS, Sept.17, 2017.

Robert A. Chiappone ’73 VSB, Nov. 13, 2017.

Thomas R. Cunningham, Esq., ’73 CWSL, Dec. 27, 2017.

Joseph J. Curreri Jr. ’73 CLAS, Nov. 1, 2017.

Lois J. Fantini ’73 MS, Oct. 20, 2016.

Lillian Black Walsh ’73 CLAS, Oct. 25, 2017.

Francis C. Barbieri, Jr., Esq., ’74 CWSL, Sept. 17, 2017.

John F. Gannon ’74 CLAS, April 6.

John R. Holland ’74 MA, Dec. 20, 2017.

Gregory R. Kelchner ’74 CLAS, Nov. 22, 2017.

Sheila Murphy McLaughlin ’74 CLAS, July 4, 2017.

Frank J. Williams ’74 CWSL, April 3.

Nina Albert ’75 MS, Dec. 29, 2017.

Teresa A. Bell ’75 VSB, Jan. 7.

Edward R. Dougherty ’75 CLAS, Nov. 28, 2017.

Thomas J. Fedick ’75 VSB, Dec. 1, 2017.

Richard P. Parrish ’75 MA, Feb. 23.

Michael J. Rosci ’75 CLAS, Oct. 28, 2017.

Susan Thayer Wilmerding ’75 CLAS, April 11.

Philomena M. Sciarra ’76 MS, Jan. 20.

The Rev. Daniel W. Whalen ’76 CLAS, Nov. 1, 2017.

Joseph P. Bowen ’77 MA, Aug. 12, 2017.

Thomas B. Breiner ’77 VSB, Dec. 15, 2017.

Brian J. Foley ’77 VSB, Aug. 14, 2017.

Rocco J. Losito ’77 CLAS, Dec. 17, 2017.

Joseph M. McCawley ’77 VSB, Jan. 6.

John J. Eichorn ’78 CLAS, Dec. 16, 2017.

Edith L. McCarthy ’78 MA, Oct. 12, 2017.

James Patrick McFadden ’78 CLAS, Oct. 8, 2014.


Michael P. De Robbio ’80 CLAS, March 18.

Bernard M. Dougherty ’80 VSB, Feb. 19.

Karen M. Hanna ’80 CLAS, March 9.

Sister Rose M. Babula, OSF, ’81 MA, Jan. 1.

Margaret M. Donohoe ’81 MS, Feb. 5, 2016.

Margaret C. McDevitt ’81 FCN, July 24, 2017.

R. Bruce Morrison, Esq., ’81 CWSL, Jan. 8.

Janice Digirolamo Peterson ’82 COE, Jan. 21.

Burgio ’83 FCN, Sept. 17, 2016.

Michael E. Matozzo ’83 COE, Feb. 13.

Jeannette R. Webb ’83 MS, July 28, 2017.

Carl L. Knopf ’84 CLAS, Oct. 25, 2017.

Vincent J. Taormina ’84 COE, Dec. 14, 2017.

John A. Thorndike ’84 MS, Dec. 28, 2017.

James F. den Outer ’85 COE, Aug. 27, 2017.

William T. Harris ’85 CLAS, Jan. 19.

Kevin C. Dillon ’86 COE, Oct. 5, 2017.

Mary Pat Regan Paris ’86 CLAS, Aug. 16, 2017.

William P. Byrne ’87 MA, Oct. 29, 2017.

Luis A. Gomez ’88 MBA, Dec. 16, 2017.

Patricia J. Kelly ’88 CWSL, Feb. 17.

Paul A. Laurenzi ’88 VSB, March 11.

Christopher P. Kelley ’89 CLAS, Sept. 5, 2017.


John F. Tirrell ’90 CLAS, Sept. 18, 2017.

Perry C. Smith ’91 COE, Nov. 1, 2017.

Jonathan C. Raleigh ’92 CLAS, Dec. 7, 2016.

Rebecca Dennis Haggerty ’93 MA, April 13.

Amanda E. Layton ’93 CLAS, June 5, 2017.

Matthew C. Walsh ’94 VSB, April 2, 2016.

Margaret Morrow Ziff ’94 MS, Nov. 1, 2017.

Frank M. Essis Jr., MD, ’95 CLAS, March 7.

Michelle Malaquias ’96 CLAS, Aug. 3, 2017.

Andrew P. Zuber ’96 MBA, Jan. 1.

Lyn Boas ’97 MSN, Dec. 3, 2017

Jonathan E. Rose ’99 VSB, Nov. 30, 2017.


Richard J. Kloss ’00 VSB, March 3, 2017.

Michael J. Brogan ’01 MA, ’08 PhD, March 12.

Amy Hilseberg Clark ’02 CLAS, Sept. 16, 2017.

Amy Hilseberg Clark ’02 CLAS, Sept. 16, 2017.

Amy R. Cantilena, PhD, ’08 CLAS, Dec. 16, 2017.

Edward C. Bermudez., Esq., ’09 CWSL, Nov. 13, 2017.

Lawrence W. Boniface ’09 VSB, March 15.

Stephen L. Heck ’09 VSB, March 31.


Harriet V. Marshburn ’14 MS, Oct. 3, 2016.

Lora J. Shuliga ’14 MA, Nov. 6, 2017.

Adam Swope ’16 MPA, Nov. 11, 2017.

Faculty & Staff

Eileen Berens, retired faculty, Communication, Dec. 25, 2017.

Ty-Van Bui, retired staff, Dining Services, Feb. 11.

Maureen Cardelli, retired staff, Undergraduate Admission, March 8.

Robert J. Casey Sr., retired faculty, Mechanical Engineering, Oct. 11, 2017.

Meredith Sullivan Chapman, staff, University Communication and Marketing, April 23.

Joseph DaCrema, retired faculty, English, Nov. 19, 2017.

Mary DeRosa, staff, Dining Services, April 6.

Leo A. Dolan ’86 VSB, retired staff, Purchasing, Feb. 27.

Gerald A. Dougherty, CPA, ’58 VSB, retired faculty, Accounting, Feb. 2.

Donald W. Dowd, retired faculty, Law, March 7.

Thomas H. Doyne, PhD, retired faculty, Chemistry, Dec. 7, 2017.

James Duffy, retired staff, Student Affairs, Dec. 30, 2017.

Fusako Feger, retired staff, Dining Services, Feb. 1.

The Rev. John J. Hagen, OSA, PhD, ’54 CLAS, retired faculty, English, and past Prior Provincial of Province of St. Thomas of Villanova, Dec. 18.

Robert Kantra, faculty, English, Feb. 27.

Mary Kaye McBride, staff, Custodial Services, April 28.

Marie McEvoy, retired staff, Dining Services, May 13.

Lorraine McGraw, staff, Mathematics and Statistics, Dec. 1, 2017.

William Nangle, retired staff, Facilities Manage­ment, Nov. 2, 2017.

John Naughton, retired staff, Facilities Manage­ment, Dec. 30, 2017.

Thomas Newton, retired staff, Dining Services, Nov. 16, 2017.

Gaile Margaret Benson Pohlhaus, PhD, ’77 MA, retired faculty, Theology and Gender and Women’s Studies, Feb. 27.

Henry Ramsey, retired staff, Custodial Services, April 13.

Gale Robinson-Smith, retired faculty, Nursing, March 5.

Mora Schwenk, retired faculty, Nursing, April 21.

Sirapi Topjian, retired staff, Nursing, May 26.

Patricia Cunningham Williams, retired staff, Management and Operations, Feb. 28.