In Memoriam

 

Each day is a step we make toward 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 June 10, 2024

1940s
Anne Marie Hayes ’44
(December 6, 2023)

Caryl Kleinknecht Lucchesi ’47 (December 23, 2023), sister of Joan Kleinknecht '51, Nancy Kleinknecht Smith ‘54, and Ruth Kleinknecht Shoobe ’56, and aunt of Dawn Kleinknecht Donacki ’82 and Wendy Kleinknecht ‘83

Rose Marie Ross ’47 (December 31, 2023)

Mrs. Kathleen Neary Howard '48 (January 2, 2024)

Jeanne Shea Benninghoff ‘42 (February 24, 2024)

Barbara Maloney Warzecha ’48 (April 23, 2024)

Eleanor O'Connell ’49 (May 25, 2024)

Marion Bussmann ’44 (June 2, 2024)

1950s
Patricia Appleby Malamphy '56
(November 23, 2023)

Martha Connelly Sullivan ’50 (December 25, 2023), aunt of Patricia Redgate McAuley ‘67, Kathleen Sullivan Farrell ’81, and Erin McAuley Rooney ‘97

Maureen Grom ’52 (January 4, 2024)

Vincent J. Falcone (January 17, 2024), husband of June Munnelly Falcone ‘54

Jacqueline Gaucher Goettlich ’53 (February 1, 2024)

Mrs. Winifred Zack Recupero ’50 (February 12, 2024)

Beverly Ann Raymond '56 (February 19, 2024)

Joan Vincent Attolino '53 (February 17, 2024), grandmother of Lindsey Attolino ‘14

Suzanne Shay Travers ’51 (February 23, 2024), sister of Barbara Shay MacDonald ‘48

Susan Boucher Medve ’57 (April 9, 2024)

Barbara DeLuca Boback ‘51 (May 3, 2024), sister of Frances DeLuca Cormier-Carroll '59

1960s
Mary Ellen Minahan Dooher ’64
(December 2, 2023), daughter of Marie Birge Minahan ‘40, sister of Jane Minahan ‘66, Therese Minahan ’67, and Betsy Minahan McLaughlin ’81, and grandmother of Eva Dooher ‘24

Deborah Dinan Schlein, 1962 (December 19, 2023), sister of MaryLou Dinan Catalano ‘60, and aunt of Siobhan Young DeRemer ‘01

Marietta "Mary" Schembari (December 24, 2023), mother of Dianna Schembari Dunna ‘65

Mary Weldon Doherty ’61 (December 28, 2023), sister of Ann Weldon Tracz ‘70 

1970s
Elizabeth D Barbano, mother of Daria Barbano Fitzgerald ‘72; Gaetana Barbano Grinder ‘74; Marisa Barbano Creaghan ‘75; Patricia Barbano Parczany ‘81; and Juliette Barbano Sabo ‘84; and grandmother of Annarose Fitzgerald Steinke ‘00; Maria Fitzgerald Schroeder ‘02; and Daria Fitzgerald (Hall) ‘05.

James Edwards (January 3, 2024), father of Elizabeth Edwards ’79 and Diane Edwards McMann ’82, and uncle of Trina Riso Remy ’88 and Amanda Riso O'Brien ’94

Darlene Kelly ‘73 (May 23, 2024)

1990s
Kristyn O'Connell Cappetta ‘99 (January 1, 2024), sister of Margaret O'Connell ‘00

Alberta “Birdie” DeRosa (January 9, 2024), mother of Beth DeRosa DeRubeis ‘92

Jacqueline Tamsin ’98 (February 26, 2024)

Elizabeth Tokarz Richetelli ’96 (March 17, 2024)

Dianne Nolte (March 3, 2024), mother of Jennifer Nolte ’99 and Carrie Nolte ‘02

Kimberly Haight ’90 (April 16, 2024)

2020s
John R. Worozilcak (May 27, 2024), father of former LH Librarian Kristen Finnegan,
and grandfather of Molly Finnegan ‘22

Friends of the Lauralton Hall Community
The Reverend Charles H. Allen, SJ (January 10, 2024), retired chaplain for
Fairfield Prep and Fairfield University

Joan Clare Weiss McDonald (March 17, 2024), wife of Former LH Softball
and Basketball Coach Tom McDonald

Gloria Aldo Capecelatro (April 23, 2024), mother of longtime Lauralton
landscaper Rick “Cap” Capecelatro.

Lisa Sweeting (May, 13, 2024), office administrator and athletic director at
Saint Rose of Lima School in Newtown, CT.

Fr Cyriac Maliekel (June 3, 2024), priest of Christ Redeemer Parish in Milford, CT


In Memoriam
updated 12/11/2023

1940s:
Shirley Walker Hufcut ‘48 (July 21, 2023)

Millicent Friedberg Zolan ’43 (August 26, 2023)

Margaret Hartnett Mohyde ‘45 (September 25, 2023)

Sr. Louise Kelly, RSM '49 (October 18, 2023)

1950s:
Barbara McQuillan Shay ‘54 (July 12, 2023)

Maureen McLaughlin Santoro ’57 (September 18, 2023)

Joan Neverdousky Roach ’53 (September 20, 2023), mother of
Mary Roach Sullivan ‘79, Sheila Roach O'Brien ‘80, and Meaghan Roach Berry ‘85,
and mother-in-law of Ann Ford Roach ‘81

Lucille Paoletti Hayes ’55 (October 7, 2023)

Loretta Pellegrino O'Mara, 1951 (October 19, 2023)

Margaret McNamara Pane ’53 (October 21, 2023)

Jay Lawrence Valade (October 23, 2023), husband of M. Virginia Foley Valade ’54,
father of Elise Valade Cassidy ‘79, Virginia Valade Widmann ‘81,
and Laura Valade Collins ’88, grandfather of Quinn Cassidy ‘18

Nancy Smith Keese '51 (November 8, 2023)

Joan Davey Orzechowski ‘52 (November 16, 2023)

Susan Owens Allison ‘50 (November 18, 2023)

Dawn Dawber Ryan ‘54 (November 23, 2023)

Marianne Minutola Hennessey ’58 (December 6, 2023), mother of
Maura Hennessey ’87 and grandmother of Kendall Hennessey ‘27

1960s:
Craig Dunna (May 27, 2023), husband of Diana Schembari Dunna ‘65

Susan Hunter Festa ’68 (July 1, 2023)

Susan Duffy '63 (September 11, 2023)

Joyce Calovine Clapp ’60 (November 12, 2023)

Lorraine M. Gasperini (November 19, 2023), sister of Mary Gasperini Lawrence '63 

1970s:
Patricia Doherty Wasicki ’77 (August 10, 2023)

Arthur Landry (August 14, 2023), husband of Shawn Hermanns Landry ’75,
father of Mary Landry ‘13 and Margaret Landry ‘15

Thomas Martin Doyle, Jr. (September 11, 2023), brother of Mary Ann Doyle ‘70

Bonnie Petrucelli Novak ’70 (September 14, 2023)

Kathleen Kingston Larson '70 (November 29, 2023), mother of Kateri Larson ‘02

1980s:
Jacqueline Mager Sekelsky ’81 (July 22, 2023), sister-in-law of Jacqueline Lynch Mager ‘78

Denise Oberempt (September 11, 2023), mother of April Oberempt Kelley ‘85

Joseph Andrew Cavar (October 24, 2023), father-in-law of Dr. Susan Bernaski Cavar ‘88

1990s:
Valerie Pochron ’95 (September 9, 2023)

Joan Redmond (October 11, 2023), mother of Kim Redmond Spath ‘91

Jessica Braun Ciola ’95 (November 25, 2023), aunt of Jessica Ciola ‘07

 

Friends of Lauralton:
Al Natale (June 12, 2023), bass player of The Highland Rovers Band

Coach Stephen Sullivan (July 12, 2023), softball coach at the Morgan School in Clinton, CT

Joseph Coyne (July 30, 2023), father-in-law of Head of School Beth Coyne

Brian Luciani (August 31, 2023), brother-in-law of Head of School Beth Coyne

Joe Canzanella (September 15, 2023), Executive Director of Connecticut High School Coaches Association

Sister Jane Silk, RSM (October 12, 2023), former Lauralton Hall Religion Faculty

Anthony J. Roberto, Jr. (November 23, 2023), longtime Lauralton Hall Basketball time keeper

 

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