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
updated July 12, 2022

1950s:
Doris Pulie Herbring ’51
(November 29, 2021)

Mary Louise “Mary Lou” McKenna ‘54 (January 21, 2022)

Lois Niedermeier Welch ’51 (February 9, 2022), mother of Karen Welch Stack ’76 and Meg Welch Peterson ‘77

Marijane MacFadden Jorgensen ’52 (February 19, 2022), mother of Patricia Jorgensen ‘94

Dorothy Haggerty ’52 (March 12, 2022)

Patricia Piccirillo Massimino ’56 (April 26, 2022)

Catherine Koletsky ’58 (January 26, 2022)

Margaret Vaugh ’58 (June 27, 2022)

Barbara Brady Chapin '59 (July 8, 2022), sister of Noel Brady Steele '56

 

1960s:
Barbara Cifatte Claydon ’68
(February 4, 2022), sister of Carol Cifatte ‘70

James Raymond Birge (May 24, 2022), father of Susan Birge ’69 and Joan Birge Campbell ‘81

 

1970s:
Jaclyn Cody D'Auria '70
(January 13, 2022), sister of Nora Cody Lipsky ’78, and mother of Kathryn D'Auria Falzarano ‘05

Paula Rencsko Gilstein ’71 (August 7, 2017)

Louise Brenner ’71 (February 5, 2016), sister of Marguerite Brenner ‘73

Charlotte Rooney (March 21, 2022), mother of Patti Rooney Winfield ’78, Joan Rooney '80, Donna Rooney O'Hara '85,
and Kate Rooney Ugarte ’86, and sister-in-law of Patricia Rooney, RSM ‘54 and Margaret Rooney, RSM ’51.

 

1980s:
Maria "Toni" Esposito Paine (January 30, 2022), mother of Leigh Ann Paine Weber ’89, grandmother of Carly Weber ’20,
Katherine Paine ‘18, Abigail Paine ‘20, Madeline Paine ‘22, Caroline Paine ‘26,
and mother-in-law of Christine Matthews Paine ‘88

Anthony Milano (February 16, 2022), father of Caroline Milano Bonazzo ‘83 and Laura Milano Albert ’89, former member of
the Board of Trustees and McClean award recipient.

Thomas Grace (March 3, 2022), father of Catherine Grace Gallagher ’85 and grandfather of Margaret Gallagher ‘15,
Sarah Gallagher ‘16
,and Anne Gallagher ‘18

 

2000s:
Deacon Edward Lamar Lennon (February 6, 2022), grandfather of Daria Lennon Lewis ‘01

 

2020s:
Christine “Chrissy” Varholak (May 23, 2022), mother of Anna Varholak ’22 and Ellery Varholak ‘25

 

The extended Lauralton Hall community:
James McGrath (May 15, 2022), a junior at our brother school Fairfield College Preparatory School

 

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In Memoriam
updated January 10, 2022

1940s:
Martha McGill Thornley ’49 (July 7, 2021)

Harriet Lax Schwartz '49 (June 30, 2021)

Mary Elizabeth Connell ’49 (December 3, 2021)

 

1950s:
David E. Chapin (August 1, 2021), husband of Barbara Brady Chapin ‘59

Sandra Mallin ’57 (September 2, 2021)

Anne Kochis Farrington ’57 (October 1, 2021)

Lilyan Fraher, RSM ’55 (December 5, 2021)

Georgeann Rottler Parkes ’58 (December 21, 2021)

Patricia Higginson Jensen ’52 (December 22, 2021)

Mary Eagan Monahan ’56 (December 23, 2021)

Sara "Sally" Davis Factor ’57 (January 2, 2022)

 

1960s:
William Joseph Sewell Jr. (March 28, 2021), husband of Mary Lou Serritella Sewell ‘62,
father of Kerry Sewell Wetmore ’96, and grandfather of Grace Wetmore ’25.

Nancy Naylor Winton '61 (July 1, 2021), sister of Barbara Naylor Mutrynowski ’59
and aunt of Jennifer Mutrynowski Falzone ‘89

Sean Healey (December 2, 2021), son of Christine “Chris” Farren Healey ‘67

 

1970s:
Cara Nagle (June 27, 2020),  daughter of Nancy Garby Nagle Rosa ‘71 and Peter J. Nagle,
former Trustee and 1995 McClean Recipient, sister of Aileen Nagle McDonough ‘93 and Margaret Nagle ‘99.

Joanne Choly ’76 (April 28, 2021)

Jean Laboranti (July 18, 2021), mother of Janet Laboranti Marcil ‘70Jean Laboranti Petrucelli ’73, and Joan Laboranti Cederbaum ‘77

Joseph Rocco Petrucelli (June 28, 2021), husband of Jean Laboranti Petrucelli ’73

Colleen Shelton ’75 (July 25, 2021)

Elizabeth Warner Jones Rogers ’79 (August 13, 2021)

Madelyn Mainiero Buccino ’76 (November 10, 2021)

 

1980s:
Elizabeth Morrell Fico ’83
(September 9, 2021)

John Elder (December 9, 2021), husband of Elizabeth Capasso Elder ‘80

 

1990s:
Sandra Campanelli (September 3, 2021), mother of Amy Campanelli-Buggé ’92 and grandmother of Alyson Buggé ‘22

 

2010s:
Luigi Sebastian Furnari (August 5, 2021), grandfather of Alexa Furnari ’17 and Cayla Furnari ‘22

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In Memoriam
updated July 1, 2021

1940s:
Marilyn Laske Chisnall ’42
(December 23, 2020)

Mary Lou Donnelly Herlihy ’49 (May 10, 2021)

Jean Reilly Gelineau ’43 (June 2, 2021)

 

1950s:
Patricia Testani Prokop ‘58
(December 26, 2020)

Alda Garafalo Payne ’54 (December 4, 2020)

Carolyn Csom Riddles ’58 (December 9, 2020)

Judith C. Poirier ’57 (March 10, 2021)

Joanne Kaluzynski Mace ’54 (April 24, 2021)

Dolores Krolicki Moore ’57 (June 19, 2021)

 

1960s:
David H. Buchanan (November 25, 2020), husband of Kathleen Towle Buchanan ‘65

Barbara Wilkes-Silbersack ’66 (September 19, 2020)

Richard A. Preto-Rodas (April 19, 2021), brother of Jacqueline Preto-Rodas Seitz ‘63

Linda Alogna Butler ’67 (May 12, 2021)

Rachel Sapiente Rickert (august 2, 2017), daughter of Rebecca Wallace ‘67

 

1970s:
James D. Rooney (December 21, 2020), father of Patti Rooney Winfield ’78, Joan Rooney '80, Donna Rooney O'Hara '85,
and Kate Rooney Ugarte ’86, and brother of Patricia Rooney, RSM ‘54 and Margaret Rooney, RSM ’51.

Michael Blaise Lawler (December 26, 2020), brother of Marlene Lawler ‘70

 

1980s:
Richard J. Briones (December 5, 2020), father of Elizabeth Briones ‘81 and Susan Briones Tracy ‘78

Robert A. Kuhar, Jr. (December 2020), father of Kathy Kuhar ‘89

Laurette “Retta” Lyddy ’82 (May 5, 2021), daughter of Carol Benson Lyddy ‘43, sister of Kathleen Lyddy Carmichael ’70, Erin Lyddy Brawley ’73, Eileen Lyddy Hamen ’74, Carol Lyddy O'Connell, ‘76, Colleen Lyddy Murphy ’77, Megan Lyddy Cotter ’79, and Mary Alice Lyddy Fortuna ’80, aunt of Darby Cotter ‘08, Alice O'Connell ‘08, Carol L. O'Connell ’10, Kerrigan M. Cotter ’10, and Katie-John O'Connell ’11

 

2000s:
Joan Muray (December 6, 2020), grandmother of Megan Van Tornhout ’02 and Annie Van Tornhout Kruger ‘04

Deborah Ann Warrek (December 29, 2020), mother of Amanda Warrek ’07 and Amy Warrek ‘11

Deborah Roche (February 10, 2021), mother of Jennifer Roche ’04, sister-in-law of Jane Roche Stegina ’75
and the late Margaret Roche Ryan ‘71, and great niece of Sister Margaret “Peggy” Rooney, RSM ’51 and Sister Patricia Rooney, RSM ‘54

Mark Thomas Thibault (February 22, 2021), brother of Cynthia Thibault ‘04

Salvatore Amore (April 30, 2021), father-in-law of Jennifer Jerolmon Amore ‘00

Sophie Radcliffe Williams (June 2, 2021), daughter of Catherine Hausmann Williams ‘03

 

2010s:
Francisca Vivó Colón (December 16, 2020), grandmother of Megan Collins ‘14

Mark Gildea (January 25, 2021), uncle of Maureen Gildea ’10, Catherine Gildea ’12, and Patricia Gildea ’17

 

2020s:
Luci Marcela Balza (March 2021), aunt of Gabrielle Donlan ’21 and sister of Marnory Hawes,
Lauralton Hall Faculty in the World Languages Department.

Rose Bassi (April 20, 2021), grandmother of Jennifer Casceillo, LH Athletic Director & Dean of Students,
and great-grandmother of Ava Casceillo ‘25

Mary Ellen Mooney (May 7, 2021), grandmother of Maggie Willer ‘22

 

The extended Lauralton Hall Community:
Ron Oddo (May 5, 2021), father-in-law of Dean Aufiero, Lauralton Hall Faculty in the Religion Department

Scott Reed (November 17, 2020), father of Susanna Reed, Lauralton Hall Faculty in the World Languages Department

Leonard “Lee” B. Franzman (June 20, 2021), father-in-law of Sherri Franzman, Lauralton Hall Business Manager

Martin Connolly (July 2, 2021), father of Damien Connolly, Lauralton Hall Faculty in the Religion Department

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In Memoriam
updated December 1, 2020

1930s:
Irma Valli Houlihan ’33
(September 28, 2020) 

 

1940s:
Mary Elizabeth Smith Knight ‘46
(June 15, 2020)

Marilyn Finn Menta ’47 (August 9, 2020)

 

1950s:
Anna Turbett Crowe ’56 (July 1, 2020)

Thomas P. O’Dwyer (July 24, 2020), brother of Sr. Dorothy O’Dwyer ‘54

Frances Pavano Gerace ’51 (November 19, 2019)

Elizabeth Von Ehr Costello ’50 (August 31, 2020)

Lillian Adley Germain ’53 (October 17, 2020)

Mary Jane Mooney Dunn '50 (October 14, 2020)

Joyce Balboni Polastri ’50 (October 12, 2020)

Patricia Dudley Silski ’53 (October 23, 2020)

Edith “Bunny” Fitzpatrick O’Dwyer Webb ’50 (November 3, 2020)

Judith Andreoli Wozniak ’58 (November 3, 2020)

Nancy Rowe Ferrara ’55 (November 27, 2020)

Veronica Connors Hendrick ’50 (November 29, 2020)

 

1960s:
Jill Steigler Ellis ’62
(September 22, 2020)

Mary B. Trautman ‘60 (November 27, 2020), sister of Susan Trautman-Palmer ’63 and Diane Trautman Chiota ’61
and aunt of Kathryn Chiota Dresch '98

 

1970s:
Ruth Neary Monachelli (July 7, 2020), mother of BonnieAnn Monachelli Stevens ‘70

Philip Joseph June (August 15, 2020), brother of Regina June Gezelman ‘70

Irene Neary Bouvier (August 25, 2020), aunt of BonnieAnn Monachelli Stevens ‘70

Alice Kulhawik (September 22, 2020), mother of Joyce Kulhawik ‘70

Peter Brawley (September 21, 2020), husband of Erin Lyddy Brawley ‘73

 

1980s:
Margaret “Peggy” Hageman ’87
(September 19, 2020)

 

1990s:
Dan Kelly (September 28, 2020), husband of Michelle LaSalle Kelly ‘92

 

2000s:
Anna Manillo Serio (July 19, 2020), grandmother of Brianna Serio ’06 and mother-in-law of Tracie Serio, Lauralton Hall Faculty-Math

Richard David Norris (August 16, 2020), father of Laura Norris ‘05

Frank Tommaselli, Sr. (November 13, 2020), grandfather of Jessica Tommaselli ‘07 

 

2010s:
Holly Marie Sylvester (September 27, 2020), mother of Shannon Hargitt ‘15 

Alison Steferak '11 (December 16, 2017)

 

The extended Lauralton Hall Community:
Chris Ring (July 6, 2020), former faculty member at Lauralton Hall, serving in the Religion and History Department,
as well as Dean of Students and Campus Minister from 2002-2014

Kathleen M. Dwyer (July 10, 2020), sister-in-law of Courtney Dwyer, Lauralton Hall Faculty-History 

Peter Klarides (October 17, 2020), father of Nicole Klarides-Ditria, Lauralton Hall Athletics Trainer

Bob Finnegan (October 24, 2020), grandfather of Molly Finnegan ’22 and father-in-law of Kristen Finnegan, Lauralton Hall Librarian

Dr. Robert Aaronson (November 10, 2020), husband of Sue Aaronson, former faculty member at Lauralton Hall,
serving in the Science Department for 15 years.

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In Memoriam
updated July 1, 2020

1940s:
Margaret Hyde Lewicki ’47
(August 9, 2019)

Sister Janice McFarland, RSM ‘45 (August 13, 2019)

Edna Waters Miller ’41 (January 1, 2020)

Vivian Kane Dobey ’48 (March 2, 2020)

 

1950s:
Alba E. Roessle ’55
(July 17, 2019)

Mildred Pinto Mooney ‘50 (July 25, 2019)

Gerald L. Ennis (September 22, 2019), husband of Barbara Gregory Ennis ‘54

Frances Lukas ’59 (January 24, 2020)

Kathryn Siegler Hewitt ’56 (December 14, 2019), grandmother of Bridget Hewitt ‘20

Jean Zrallack Coyle ’52 (February 2020), grandmother of Samantha Keltos ’04 and Alexandra Keltos ‘05

Flora Torsiello Kuhn ’54 (May 1, 2020)

Barbara Hammond Marran ’51 (May 12, 2020)

Josephine “Rena” Testo Fedele ’58 (April 24, 2020)

 

1960s:
Clive Cussler (February 26, 2020), husband of Janet Horvath Cussler ‘64

Margaret Healy Kelly ’60 (April 15, 2020), mother of Maura Kelly Lannan ‘89

Joanne Scala D'Amato '63 (April 25, 2020)

Barbara "Lee" Ferrio-Buccino '68 (May 7, 2020)

Mary Agnes Brooks (June 1, 2020), sister of Elizabeth Penders Berry ‘63

 

1970s:
Marion O’Reilly Weldon (June 23, 2019), mother of Ann Weldon Tracz ’70 and Mary Weldon Doherty ‘61

Nick Faustine (April 22, 2020), father of Jomarie Faustine Cesario ‘70

 

1980s:
Marjorie Goodwin Judge (July 7, 2019), mother of Maura Zackrison Mula ‘80

Tom Cox, uncle of Kathleen Kearns Donahue ‘80

Barbara Salvi Monde (August 18, 2019), mother of Dawn Monde Sweeney ‘84

Jean Galardi Tupper ’81 (August 31, 2019), sister of Dorleen Galardi Reidy ’80 and Andrea Galardi Greenawalt ’88, and daughter of Doris Ajello Galardi ‘48

Maureen Coyne Richetelli (June 22, 2020), wife of the late James Richetelli, former LH Trustee,
mother of Patricia Richetelli Firmender ‘80 and Eileen Richetelli Crozier ‘90, and grandmother of Kathryn Richetelli ‘19

 

2000s:
Louisa Tolla (December 4, 2019), mother of Patricia McCarthy Levy ‘04

Steven Conneely (December 7, 2019), husband of Sara Ryan Conneely ‘04

Stephen Garcia (February 23, 2020), father of Emily Garcia ’02, Jillian Garcia Miner ’05, and Stephanie Garcia ‘09

John Paul Scoran (March 3, 2020), father of Anne Scoran Clark ‘04

Joseph S. Hawley (April 2, 2020), former LH Trustee and father of Ashley Hawley ’02 and K. Signe Hawley ‘04

 

The extended Lauralton Hall Community:
Dean Schoff (March 9, 2020), Lauralton Hall’s Director of Music from 1990-1995