In Memoriam


Each day is a step we make towards eternity,

and we shall continue thus to step from day to day until we take the last step,

which will bring us into the presence of God.

- Catherine McAuley





In Memoriam, July 2018

]1930s:

Marion Seward Casey ’31 (October 24, 2012)

Margaret Paton Reed ’31 (April 14, 1996)

Mary Agnes Dawidowicz ’31 (June 29, 1997)

1940s:

Mary Louise McQueeney Scully ’43 (December 11, 2017), mother of Elizabeth Scully West ‘72

Ann Marie McGovern Beal ’49 (August 12, 2016)

Mary Lou Loftus Trump ’49 (July 13, 2017)

Robert Goodrich (June 28, 2017), husband of Anne Nancy Birge Goodrich ‘45

Marcella Gotsch Sires ’48 (December 15, 2015)

Shirley Realff Ossing ’48 (May 14, 2017)

Nancy Jewett Parker ’48 (June 17, 2017)

Anne Davey Germeroth ’49 (February 10, 2014)

Margaret Nolan Reilly ’49 (December 7, 2017)

Marie Birge Minahan ’40 (May 20, 2018), mother of Mary Ellen Minahan Dooher ’64, Betsy Minahan McLaughlin ’81, Jane Minahan ’66, Therese Minahan ’66; niece of Dr. Susan Birge ’69; and sister of Anne Nancy Birge Goodrich ’45 and Jane Birge Greenwood ’49.

1950s:

Carol Meade Sirotnak ’50 (June 9, 2017)

Ellen Birge Stadtmueller ’55 (June 24, 2017), sister of Jane Birge Greenwood ’49 and aunt of Susan Birge ‘69

Roberta Tordoff Clouet ’54 (July 14, 2017)

Barbara Blanchard Stockwell ’54 (October 19, 2017)

Thomas McLaughlin (June 14, 2017), husband of Beverly Puccio McLaughlin ’58

Elizabeth Waldron Hetherington ’56 (May 24, 2017)

Agnes Sedensky Roach ’55 (May 26, 2017)

Julia Stadler ’55 (April 25, 2017), sister-in-law of Jane Goldner Stadler ’62

Sister Mary Etta Higgins ’58 (April 24, 2017), sister of Ann Higgins Porter ’52 and Elizabeth Higgins Gladfelter ’64

Donna Scholz (September 2017), daughter of Muriel Hajas Scholz ’55

Patricia Dubee ’57 (April 4, 2017)

Mary LaTaif Massucco ’58 (September 6, 2016)

Patricia Kearns Ironside ’51 (February 3, 2017)

Louis Nicoletti (March 15, 2017), husband of Elizabeth Pagliaro Nicoletti ’59

Marian McKeon Daly ’57 (October 7, 2017), sister of Judith McKeon Willard ’60 and Claire McKeon Nicholls ’71

Francine Queenth Fleisher ’51 (May 5, 2018)

Madeline Leahy Groark ’51 (June 25, 2018)

1960s:

Katrine Fitzgerald ’65 (November 9, 2017)

Maridee Bradbury Feeherry ’67 (September 20, 2017), sister of Deirdre Bradbury Jacob ’70

Rita Strouse, mother of Anne Marie Strouse Blouin ’68 and Eileen Strouse Schmidt ‘71

Luisa DeLauro (September 10, 2017), mother of Rosa DeLauro ‘60

Eleanor Lind Collimore Sluben ’60 (August 27, 2017), mother of Elizabeth Sluben McCarthy ’83 and Karen Sluben Rosania ’84

Katherine Doherty Norden ’68 (June 25, 2017), sister-in-law of Judith Doherty, Art Teacher at Lauralton Hall.

Susan Malisek Reardon ’64 (August 14, 2017), sister of Celine Malisek Osborn ’60 and Christine Malisek Mills ‘66

Rachel Sapiente Rickert (August 2, 2017), daughter of Rebecca Wallace ’67

Sandra Sanzeri Vlieger ’63 (July 30, 2017), sister of Marie Sanzeri Pohlman ’54

Lois Surgalis Simpson Hallas ’62 (January 12, 2018)

Angie West, mother of Michelle (West) Mackin ’68 and Cynthia West ’70

1970s:

Roberta Ambrosino, mother of Amy Ambrosino ’71 and Angela Ambrosino Falk ‘75

Henry Monachelli, father of BonnieAnn Monachelli Stevens ‘70

Mary M. Elwood (April 1, 2017), mother of Mary Pat Elwood Connole ’75, grandmother of Maryjane Elwood ’18 and Laura Elwood ‘20

Kathleen Cox (May 24, 2017), daughter of BonnieAnn Monachelli Stevens ’70

Elizabeth Auger ’75 (April 3, 2017), Aunt of Caroline Auger ’14

Mary Lou Seritella Sewell ’62 (June 29, 2017), mother of Katherine Sewell Wetmore ’96 and sister of Lenore Serritella Daninhisch ‘64

Mary Catherine Powers Kennard (July 5, 2017), mother of Mary Elizabeth Kennard ’70 and Cynthia Kennard ’72

Richard Adley (November 3, 1999), and Marjorie Adley (August 13, 2015), father and mother of Colleen Adley ’79 and Grace Adley ‘82

Kathleen Elizabeth (Cremin) McCann ’75 (January 12, 2018), sister of Laureen Cremin ‘74

Audrey Dillmeier Schulz (January 15, 2018), mother of Joann (Schultz) Wells ‘70

1980s:

Irene Rodden ’80 (August 14, 2017)

Arlene McDonagh Ronan (November 16, 2017), mother of Maryellen Ronan Knotwell ‘83

Judith Scholz Byrnes ’84 (December 8, 2015)

Deanna Martin (December 8, 2017), mother of Maureen Martin Valus ‘85

1990s:

Emma Mackenzie Splan (February 18, 2018), daughter of M. Christine "Christy" Pugh '99

William E. Carey (January 23, 2018), father-in-law of Maura (Brennan) Carey ‘96

Joseph M. Bilotta (June 1, 2018), father-in-law of Robyn Monk Bilotta ‘95

Ann Maria Picone Gardecki ’90 (July 9, 2017)

Jean Robstock Sedensky (November 30, 2017) mother of Christine Sedensky Fioritto ’91, sister-in-law of Mary Sedensky Koehm ’46, aunt of Margaret Koehm ’76, Lauralton Hall Trustee Christopher Koehm and Katie Greenwood O’Connell ’80, great-aunt of Catherine O’Connell ‘06, Mary O’Connell ‘08, Elizabeth O’Connell ‘09, Colleen O’Connell ‘13, and Erin O’Connell ‘18

Gayle Gilbert Jacob, mother of Kristen Jacob Nichols ’93 and Jamie Jacob ’01

Sandra Previs (November 4, 2017), mother-in-law of Yvonne Fosse-Previs ‘90

2000s:

John Joseph Lally, Jr. (April 30, 2017), father of Christine Lally ’09

Kelly McKeon ’09 (December 19, 2017)

Kayla Peterson ’07 (January 24, 2018)

2010s:

Alison Steferak ’11 (December 16, 2017), niece of Nicole Gallinelli Manente ‘91

Steven Korman, grandfather of Molly Korman ’18 and Skylar Korman ’19, father-in-law of Lauren Korman, History Teacher at Lauralton Hall

Michael Murphy (August 28, 2017), father of Micaela Murphy ’14 and uncle of Casey Kral ’13.

Nancy P. Shinn-Corbett (March 23, 2017), mother of Sophie Corbett ’16

Stan Wolpiuk (March 1, 2018), father of Emily Wolpiuk ’12 and Abigail Wolpiuk ‘17

Anthony R. Ferrigno (April 28, 2018), grandfather of Alanna Ferrigno ’16 and Julianna Ferrigno ‘18

The extended Lauralton community:

Arthur Stuart Horton (May 8, 2017), husband of Catherine Horton (retired Lauralton Hall faculty member)

Eleanor Karvosky Balint (July 13, 2017), mother of Beverly Isselee, French Teacher at Lauralton Hall

Eleanor Schede (September 29, 2017), grandmother of Alexis Lazarus, Math Teacher at Lauralton Hall

Jeremiah R. Grace (June 7, 2017), brother of Lauralton Hall English Teacher Catherine Gallagher ‘85, uncle of Anne Gallagher ‘18

Carl “Marty” Antisdale, Lauralton Hall Varsity Tennis Coach from 1996 – 2013

Robert Francis O’Keefe (June 3, 2017)

Joseph R. Bassi, Jr. (June 24, 2017), grandfather of Jennifer Casceillo, Dean of Students at Lauralton Hall

Melissa R. Cole (February 15, 2018), sister of Jennifer Casceillo, Dean of Students at Lauralton Hall

Sister Grace Mannion, RSM (October 19, 2017), Principal of Lauralton Hall from 1971 - 1975

Peter Faustine (November 28, 2017), brother of Jomarie Faustine Cesario ’70

William Murphy (October 06, 2017), benefactor of 16 Lauralton Hall students since 2004

Sister Elaine Deasy, RSM (June 18, 2018)